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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
212 AM EST Thu Jan 24 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.

AMZ400-241515-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
212 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front will move across the waters this 
morning. Gales are expected early this morning across the offshore
waters. High pressure will then build in through the weekend with
winds and seas decreasing.

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AMZ450-452-454-241515-
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-
212 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots shifting to the west this
morning...and decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas
5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 
seconds. Inland waters choppy. Showers and a slight chance of 
thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland 
waters a light chop. 
.FRIDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4
feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 
feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers. 

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AMZ470-472-474-241515-
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-
212 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...South winds 25 to 30 knots with frequent Gale force gusts
this morning. Winds shifting to the west this morning...and
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 11 feet 
with occasional seas up to 14 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet with 
occasional seas up to 11 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 8 
seconds. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5
feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 
seconds.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 
feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas
3 to 4 feet. 
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight
chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers. 

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