Marine Forecast AMZ400

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
416 AM EDT Thu Sep 28 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.

Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm
416 AM EDT Thu Sep 28 2023


A cold front is stalled over northeast Florida waters with a
trough extending northeast towards offshore the Carolinas. This
pattern will change little through Friday before the trough shifts
off to sea and the front dips south of area waters this weekend. A
ridge of high pressure extends into Georgia waters and towards
Florida waters. This ridge will change little in strength and
position through at least Saturday, strengthening slightly Sunday
and into the start of next week.

The current pattern will persist Small Craft Advisory conditions
for all waters through at least Friday, though elevated wind and
wave conditions are likely persist into early next week.


The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Sep 26, 2023 at 1200 UTC

57 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach.
66 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach.
75 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach.
93 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Coastal South Eastern United States

NC, SC, GA, East Coast FL, PR & USVI