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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FZUS52 KJAX 250731
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
331 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

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.

AMZ400-251545-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
331 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure ridge will remain over the western Atlantic as 
broad low pressure moves into the southern Gulf of Mexico. This 
low is expected to move northward towards the central Gulf coast 
this weekend resulting in increasing southeasterly winds and 
building seas. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are
expected during the weekend and early next week.

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AMZ450-452-454-251545-
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-
331 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant 
period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant 
period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight 
chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 
feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight 
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely after 
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
Inland waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland
waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 

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AMZ470-472-474-251545-
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-
331 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms 
through the day. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant 
period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 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. Dominant period 
6 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of 
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. 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 thunderstorms likely. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts
to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to
11 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 

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