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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
354 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 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.

AMZ400-190400-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
354 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Weak low pressure over the Florida panhandle will meander
northward over western Georgia and eastern Alabama through
Tuesday. The axis of Atlantic ridging will slowly lift northward
from a position across central Florida early this week to the
northeast Florida waters by midweek. A frontal boundary will then
move into the southeastern states from the north late this week
and is expected to stall just north of the Georgia waters by next
weekend.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Aug 17, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

 62 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach.
 75 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 89 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
 89 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


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AMZ450-452-454-190400-
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-
354 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, decreasing to 5 to 10
knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7 
seconds. Inland waters becoming mostly smooth. A chance of 
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots, becoming southeasterly and
increasing to 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters becoming a moderate chop.  
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance 
of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast 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. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 
feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A 
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A 
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to 15
knots during the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of 
showers and thunderstorms.


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AMZ470-472-474-190400-
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-
354 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 knots, decreasing to 10 knots after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance 
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant 
period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.  
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 

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Nelson