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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 261852
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
252 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

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.

AMZ400-270300-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
252 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS...

High pressure ridge will retreat to the East through Sunday as 
Alberto moves North through the Gulf. Winds and seas will become 
elevated Sunday as the pressure gradient becomes amplified over 
the region. Alberto will reach the Northern Gulf coast Monday, 
then move further inland, as high pressure builds East of the 
region. A front will slide Southeast over the region late in the 
week. 

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AMZ450-452-454-270300-
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-
252 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters
a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight 
chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after 
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters
choppy. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming
around 15 knots in the morning. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional
seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters choppy.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-472-474-270300-
Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to
60 NM-
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-
252 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT... 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH 
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the night. Showers likely after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with a few gusts
to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 
11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Thunderstorms likely in the 
evening. Showers likely through the night. A chance of 
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Showers likely and
a chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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