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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
255 PM EST Tue Jan 15 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.

AMZ400-160400-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
255 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

.SYNOPSIS...

High pressure will build Southeast across the region through 
Wednesday, then prevail over area through Friday. The high will 
move to the East on Saturday, as a cold front approaches from the
West. This front will sweep through from the West Saturday night 
into Sunday morning. A period of advisory level winds is expected 
to begin Saturday night, and likely last into early next week. 

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AMZ450-452-454-160400-
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-
255 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds increasing to 11 seconds in the afternoon. Inland
waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 11 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
southeast in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Inland waters smooth. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light
chop. 
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth. 
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters choppy. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...West southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west
northwest in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Inland waters rough. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-472-474-160400-
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-
255 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. 
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in
the evening. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
west southwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet after
midnight. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...West southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west
northwest 25 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet building to 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet in the afternoon. Showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. 

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