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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KJAX

FZUS52 KJAX 230715
CWFJAX

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
315 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 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.

AMZ400-231515-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
315 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

SYNOPSIS

High pressure will move slowly eastward through midweek. A low
pressure trough will remain situated near south Florida through
late this week. Meanwhile, a cold front will approach the
southeast Georgia waters from the north by late Thursday, and will
slowly move southward into the northeast Florida waters on
Friday. Low pressure is forecast to develop off the east central
Florida coast by Friday night and will move slowly northeastward
this weekend. Onshore winds will strengthen over the weekend, with
Small Craft Advisory conditions possible by Sunday.



AMZ450-452-454-231515-
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-
315 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Inland waters a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon.

TONIGHT
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

THURSDAY
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
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 thunderstorms.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters choppy. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.



AMZ470-472-474-231515-
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-
315 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

TODAY
West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Isolated showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

TONIGHT
South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the night.

THURSDAY
South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 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. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.