Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
301 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 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.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
301 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Atlantic high pressure ridges westward across the Gulf of Mexico
through the week...with an axis slipping south over central
Florida tonight then into far south Florida Tuesday where it
stalls while a front will edge southward toward the local waters
late Tuesday and weaken over the local waters Wednesday and
Thursday. As a result a southeast flow pattern occurs today, then
Tuesday through the end of the week, the afternoon sea breeze
pattern shifts to a southwest flow pattern. Scattered to at times
numerous thunderstorms will create locally higher winds and seas.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Jul 20, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

 36 nautical miles east northeast of Flagler Beach.
 46 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 62 nautical miles east southeast of Jacksonville Beach.
 94 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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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-
301 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 2019

.TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
west 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7
seconds. Inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
west after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.

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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-
301 AM EDT Mon Jul 22 2019

.TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
west southwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.

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