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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 191300
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
900 AM EDT Thu Sep 19 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.

AMZ400-192100-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
900 AM EDT Thu Sep 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
With northeast flow increasing again in the wake of a backdoor
cold front, seas will begin to build again today. Winds of 20 to
25 knots are expected with gusts to 30 knots. This onshore flow
will persist for the next several days, but wind speeds will
gradually fall through the weekend. Waves will also gradually fall
behind the wind speeds, but waves of 7 feet or greater may linger
into early next week for our offshore waters. A small craft
advisory remains in effect through at least Saturday.

.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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AMZ450-452-454-192100-
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-
900 AM EDT Thu Sep 19 2019

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with possible gusts
to 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet.
Dominant period 11 seconds. Inland waters choppy. Showers likely 
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with possible gusts
to 35 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 
feet. Dominant period 7 seconds increasing to 12 seconds after 
midnight. Inland waters choppy. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds.
Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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 northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds. Inland
waters choppy. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.SUNDAY AND 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. 

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AMZ470-472-474-192100-
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-
900 AM EDT Thu Sep 19 2019

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with possible gusts
to 35 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 15 
feet. Dominant period 11 seconds. Showers likely and a slight 
chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with possible gusts
to 35 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 15 
feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. Showers likely and a slight 
chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet 
with occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. A
slight chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet with
occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. A
slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with
occasional seas up to 13 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. 
.SUNDAY AND 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. 

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