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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KJAX

FZUS52 KJAX 260711
CWFJAX

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
311 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

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.

AMZ400-261515-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
311 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

SYNOPSIS

Atlantic ridging will remain positioned to the south of our
coastal waters through Friday. Weak low pressure will develop over
inland southeast Georgia today and will move slowly eastward while
dissipating on Friday. A cold front will approach the southeast
Georgia waters from the north on Saturday night and will stall
over the northeast Florida waters by late Sunday and Monday.



AMZ450-452-454-261515-
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-
311 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Southwest winds around 5 knots, becoming east southeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
8 seconds. Inland waters becoming a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

TONIGHT and THURSDAY
South southeast 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.

THURSDAY NIGHT and FRIDAY
South southwest 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.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.

SUNDAY
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms.



AMZ470-472-474-261515-
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-
311 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TODAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 9
seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY and THURSDAY NIGHT
South southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

SUNDAY
South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.



Nelson