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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
313 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 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.

AMZ400-180315-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
313 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Broad low pressure across Georgia will slowly track northeast away
from the local waters this weekend, trailing a weak trough across
the local area. High pressure will strengthen over central Florida
Monday, then build across north Florida Tuesday and Wednesday. 


.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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AMZ450-452-454-180315-
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-
313 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds increasing to 9 seconds after midnight. Inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest 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. 
.MONDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and
a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 

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AMZ470-472-474-180315-
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-
313 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds increasing to
9 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
3 feet. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 

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