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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
309 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 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.

AMZ400-221515-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
309 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Surface high pressure will extend over the waters today and
Friday. A broad area of low pressure will approach the southeast 
Florida coast late Friday, then begin to lift northward this
weekend. 


.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 22, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

 61 nautical miles east southeast of Flagler Beach.
 72 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 84 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
 92 nautical miles east of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ450-452-454-221515-
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-
309 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. 
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters smooth. 
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters smooth. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters smooth. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters smooth. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 
feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-472-474-221515-
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-
309 AM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 9 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight 
chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming east southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4
feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. Showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 

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