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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 190140
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
940 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.

AMZ400-190945-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
940 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Weak low pressure over Alabama will meander across eastern Alabama 
and western Georgia 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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AMZ450-452-454-190945-
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-
940 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a light 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 10 to 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...South 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. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-472-474-190945-
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-
940 PM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 3 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 10 to 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 10 to 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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