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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
238 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

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.

Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
238 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021


A cold front will press southeastward into the waters this
afternoon and push well offshore late this evening. Showers and
embedded thunderstorms will be possible with the front, especially
it shifts offshore tonight. Strong and gusty northerly winds 
around 15 to 25 knots will develop behind the front. A Small 
Craft Advisory has been hoisted to highlight hazardous winds
tonight through Sunday. Winds will shift northeastward and relax 
early next week as high pressure shifts north. By midweek the high
will shift to northeast and flow should become onshore.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Oct 16, 2021 at 1200 UTC...

 33 nautical miles east northeast of Flagler Beach.
 40 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
 55 nautical miles east southeast of Jacksonville Beach.
 68 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.