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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 271938
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
338 PM EDT Sun May 27 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.

AMZ400-280900-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
338 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Alberto will drift north toward the Florida panhandle tonight with 
elevated southerly winds over the local Atlantic waters and
building seas. Alberto will drift inland remaining west 
and northwest of the local waters Monday through Wednesday 
as high pressure begins to build across south Florida. 
A trough of low pressure will linger north of the waters 
Thursday and Friday as high pressure builds northward 
across the Florida peninsula with a prevailing offshore 
flow over the local waters and subsiding seas. 

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AMZ450-452-454-280900-
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-
338 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts
to around 35 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet this evening build to 5 to 7
feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 
seconds. Inland waters choppy. Showers likely in the evening. A 
slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. A chance of 
showers after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland
waters choppy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters
choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland
waters choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland
waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-472-474-280900-
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-
338 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts
to around 35 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 
13 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely and a slight 
chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts
to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 
10 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and a 
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and 
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts 
to around 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 
feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely 
in the evening, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of 
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then
showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 

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