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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KJAX

FZUS52 KJAX 031840
CWFJAX

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
140 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

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.

AMZ400-041015-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
140 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SYNOPSIS

Dangerous boating conditions are expected to continue through
Saturday night following the passage of a cold front. Small Craft
Advisories are in place for the local waters due high seas as
well as occasional Gale force gusts. A surface low is expected to
develop offshore of the Florida Atlantic coast Sunday then the low
will track northeast away from the local area into Sunday night.
High pressure will build north of the region Monday then northeast
into Tuesday as another coastal trough begins to form over the
local waters.


GULF STREAM

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Feb 02, 2023 at 1200 UTC...

 64 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach.
 73 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 82 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
 99 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ450-452-454-041015-
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-
140 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
a dominant period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
a dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant
period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters choppy. A chance of
showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop. A
chance of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of showers.

MONDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with a dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.

TUESDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet.



AMZ470-472-474-041015-
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-
140 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
a dominant period 6 seconds.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet with a dominant
period 8 seconds. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with a dominant
period 8 seconds. A chance of showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
a dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers, mainly in the
evening.

MONDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
a dominant period 8 seconds.

TUESDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet.

WEDNESDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
4 feet. A slight chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.