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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 PM EDT Sat Aug 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.

AMZ400-250500-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
309 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
A tropical wave will move across east central Florida 
tonight before moving offshore into the western Atlantic 
on Sunday. This system has a high probability of developing 
into a tropical or subtropical cyclone when it moves offshore.
A backdoor cold front will move into southeast Georgia 
tonight and wash out across northeast Florida on Sunday
bringing a surge of onshore winds to the waters.  
Another cold front is expected to move towards the 
region towards mid week.  

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 24, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

 52 nautical miles east northeast of Flagler Beach.
 59 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 73 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
 91 nautical miles east of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ450-452-454-250500-
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 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters smooth. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters smooth. Showers and thunderstorms
likely. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
west after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 

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AMZ470-472-474-250500-
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 PM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
west southwest after midnight. Seas 3 feet. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

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