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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
332 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

Atlantic Coastal Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL
out to 60 nm.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
1/3 of the waves, along with the occasional height of the average
highest 1/10 of the waves.

AMZ400-181545-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
332 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Broad low pressure will track northeast away from the local 
waters today. High pressure will strengthen over central Florida 
Monday, then build across north Florida Tuesday through Thursday.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 17, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

 62 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach.
 75 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 89 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
 89 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ450-452-454-181545-
Coastal waters from Altamaha Sound to Fernandina Beach FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL out 20 NM-
332 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. Showers and a
chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and
a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-181545-
Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to
60 NM-
332 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 

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AMZ472-474-181545-
Waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
332 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south southeast
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds becoming 4 seconds after midnight. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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