Coastal Waters Forecast


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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
855 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 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.
AMZ400-200900-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
855 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS...
Atlantic high pressure will remain positioned just south of the
northeast Florida waters through Tuesday. A cold front will
approach the Georgia waters from the northwest by late Wednesday,
and will then stall near the Georgia and Florida border late this
week while dissipating. High pressure building over the Mid-
Atlantic and New England late this week will wedge down the U.S.
eastern seaboard, resulting in light onshore winds developing by
late Thursday.
$$
AMZ450-452-454-200900-
Coastal waters from Altamaha Sound to Fernandina Beach FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL out 20 NM-
855 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A 
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5
seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and 
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A 
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of 
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and 
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south
during the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light 
chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 
feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and 
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters mostly smooth. Showers and thunderstorms likely. 
$$
AMZ470-472-474-200900-
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-
855 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers and 
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms 
in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds, increasing to 11 seconds in the afternoon. A 
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight 
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 
feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming
west southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. 
Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
$$
Nelson