Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
000
FZUS52 KJAX 030202
CWFJAX

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
902 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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.

AMZ400-030900-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
902 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.SYNOPSIS...

A frontal boundary over southeast Georgia will slowly move south
through Sunday. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible across
the local waters near and south of the front. North of the front,
areas of late night and early morning fog are expected over the
nearshore waters into Sunday. The front will shift south of the
local waters Sunday, then lift back north as a warm front on
Tuesday. The next cold front approaches from the west on
Wednesday. The front will move south across the waters late
Wednesday, then high pressure will build north of the region
Thursday.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Mar 02, 2024 at 1200 UTC...

 57 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach.
 61 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 68 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
 84 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.


$$

AMZ450-452-454-030900-
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-
902 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with a dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Areas of fog
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop. Areas
of fog in the morning. A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely,
mainly in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with a dominant period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a
dominant period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with a dominant period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a
dominant period 9 seconds. Intracoastal waters light chop. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with a dominant period 10 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop. A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas around 4 feet.
A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming west
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
3 feet. A slight chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-030900-
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-
902 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with a dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers in
the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 4 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of thunderstorms. Showers
likely, mainly in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 4 feet
with a dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a
dominant period 9 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with a dominant period 9 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a
dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with a dominant period 10 seconds. A chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A
chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming west
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming northeast
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.