Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
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. A weak surface low pressure center will move northward today from east central Florida to the northeast Florida coastal waters tonight and then north of the area Wednesday. Hazardous winds and seas are expected to continue through early Wednesday morning as this system moves through the region with occasional wind gusts up to 30 to 35 knots possible. Winds will shift back to the south on Wednesday with elevated seas persisting. A ridge of high pressure will build into the area Wednesday night through Saturday, but there will be chances of thunderstorms each day. GULF STREAM. The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of May 23, 2020 at 1200 UTC. 57 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach. 66 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach. 80 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach. 98 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island. This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.