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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 170021
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
821 PM EDT Fri Aug 16 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.

AMZ400-171000-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
821 PM EDT Fri Aug 16 2019

.SYNOPSIS...

Broad low pressure across Georgia will slowly track northeast away
from the local waters this weekend, trailing a weak trough across
the local area. High pressure will strengthen over central Florida
Monday, then build across north Florida Tuesday and Wednesday. 

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 13, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

 63 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach.
 70 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 80 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
 94 nautical miles east of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ450-452-454-171000-
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-
821 PM EDT Fri Aug 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters
choppy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of 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. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-472-474-171000-
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-
821 PM EDT Fri Aug 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds
increasing to 9 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 

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