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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 181329
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
929 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 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.

AMZ400-182200-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
929 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Northeast winds will increase through the day as high pressure
strengthens northeast of the region. A coastal trough will develop
over the local waters tonight into Friday, continuing elevated 
onshore flow. A strong cold front will move across the region 
Saturday night trailed by an increase in northwest winds. Onshore 
winds quickly develop Sunday as strong high pressure builds over 
the Carolinas.

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AMZ450-452-454-182200-
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-
929 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20
knots into the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas 
up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a moderate 
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
north northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters choppy. A chance
of showers. 
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. 
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers. 

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AMZ470-472-474-182200-
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-
929 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20
to 25 knots into the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional 
seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers 
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East northeast 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 a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers. 

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