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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
336 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.

AMZ400-181600-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
336 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will cross the waters this afternoon. 
Strong high pressure will build north of the waters today 
then move off the Mid- Atlantic coast and weaken on Friday.
A strong cold front will move across our region on Saturday 
night with northwesterly winds strengthening after midnight. 
Onshore winds will quickly develop in the wake of this frontal 
passage as strong high pressure builds into the Carolinas on 
Sunday. 

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AMZ450-452-454-181600-
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-
336 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 knots. 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. A slight chance of 
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with 
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland 
waters choppy. 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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest in the morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters smooth. 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 winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. 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...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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AMZ470-472-474-181600-
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-
336 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with 
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance
of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 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...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...West 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 southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
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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