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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 232030
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
330 PM EST Wed Jan 23 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.

AMZ400-240500-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
330 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
A strong cold front will approach the waters tonight and move 
across the area Thursday morning. Gales are expected tonight into
Thursday morning across the offshore waters. High pressure will 
then build in through the weekend.

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AMZ450-452-454-240500-
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-
330 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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

.TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. 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 after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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...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. Inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth. A slight
chance of showers. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers. 

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AMZ470-472-474-240500-
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-
330 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EST THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around
40 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet
building to 8 to 11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet after
midnight. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 25 to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas
up to 13 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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 AND SATURDAY...North northwest winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers. 

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