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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
832 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.UPDATE...
A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDAR6Y CONTINUES TO HOVER ACROSS
CENTRAL GA. A BANK OF LOW/MID DECK CLOUDS PREVAIL SOUTH OF THE
BOUNDARY ACROSS SE GA...WITH SOME OF THE CLOUDS NUDGING SOUTH INTO
EXTREME NE FL. A MID LEVEL SHORTWAVE WILL ROTATE TO THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST THIS AFTERNOON...GIVING THE BOUNDARY A LITTLE PUSH
TO THE SOUTH...WITH THE FRONT ENTERING NE FL THIS EVENING. DEEP
LAYER MOISTURE REMAINS EXTREMELY LIMITED...SO EVEN WITH THE
AFOREMENTIONED SHORTWAVE...PRECIP WILL LIKELY BE LIMITED TO
A SPRINKLE OR TWO OVER SE GA THIS AFTN. WILL KEEP POPS VERY LOW
FOR THIS REMOTE POSSIBILITY. WILL MONITOR CLOUD COVER FOR PERHAPS
A NEEDED LOWERING OF TEMPERATURES ACROSS SE GA...OTHERWISE LOCALLY
BREEZY SW WINDS WILL RESULT IN A NICE WARMUP TODAY WITH HIGHS
MAINLY IN THE LOWER/MID 70S...WITH SOME UPPER 60S CLOSE TO THE
ALTAMAHA RIVER.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR WILL GENERALLY PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. BRIEF MVFR CIGS
WILL BE POSSIBLE AT SSI INTO THIS AFTN. W/SW WINDS WILL INCREASE
TO 10-15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20-25 KT THIS AFTN.

&&

.MARINE...
WINDS AT BUOY 41008 REMAIN UNDER SCA CRITERIA THIS MORNING...BUT
THINK WITH A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT...MARGINAL SCA
CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP OFFSHORE...THUS WILL RETAIN THE LOW END
SCA.

RIP CURRENTS: LOW RISK THROUGH SATURDAY.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  72  41  53  31 /  10  10   0   0
SSI  68  41  52  36 /  10  10   0   0
JAX  76  44  57  36 /  10   0   0   0
SGJ  74  48  56  41 /   0   0   0   0
GNV  75  48  62  33 /   0   0   0   0
OCF  73  51  63  34 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 4 PM EST SATURDAY FOR 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.

&&

$$

ALLEN/GUILLET


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