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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
1101 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 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.

AMZ400-202315-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
1101 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Gusty northeast to east flow will continue over the local waters 
today with high pressure dominating north of the waters and 
coastal troughs moving onshore. Locally higher winds and sea seas 
are expected in waves of showers. East winds will gradually relax 
into the weekend as high pressure settles farther south, extending
across Georgia into early next week. 

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Sep 19, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

 66 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach.
 72 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 82 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
101 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ450-452-454-202315-
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-
1101 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet 
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. 
Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. Inland waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. Inland waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. Inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
up to 6 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 

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AMZ470-472-474-202315-
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-
1101 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...East northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet
with occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. A
slight chance of showers. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet with
occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with
occasional seas up to 13 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. 
.TUESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. 

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