Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
1044 AM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.UPDATE...A dry nw flow over the area will provide another sunny
and dry day with above normal temperatures. With light winds
temperatures will reach the lower 90s inland...and mid/upper 80s
near the coast.  PoPs are confined to 10 percent or less through
the afternoon. Just minor tweaks made for diurnal temperature
trends.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR conditions are expected throughout this TAF period. Winds will
be light and few clouds are expected.


&&

.MARINE...Advisory for seas will continue offshore into Wednesday
as swells from Maria keep combined sea heights elevated. Winds
will be light at near 10 knots through Friday as the pressure
gradient remains weak. Northeast winds will increase Saturday as
models show strong high pressure building over New England and
weak low pressure forming near the Bahamas. Advisories will be likely
again this weekend.

Rip Currents: High rip current risk today due to long period
(13 sec) swells. Moderate risk on Wednesday as swells decrease.

&&

.HYDROLOGY...Coastal Flood Advisory extended through at least
Wednesday for most of the St. Johns River basin as river gauges
still show minor to moderate flooding is still occurring at times
of high tide.

Moderate flooding continues along portions of the Santa Fe River.
Minor flooding still occurring on the St. Marys River and on the
Satilla River east of Waycross.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  90  68  92  70 /   0   0  10  10
SSI  88  72  89  75 /   0   0  10  10
JAX  89  70  92  72 /  10   0  10   0
SGJ  88  71  89  73 /  10   0   0  10
GNV  91  68  92  70 /  10   0   0  10
OCF  92  69  92  71 /  10  10   0   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...High Rip Current Risk until 8 PM EDT this evening for Coastal
     Duval-Coastal Nassau-Flagler-St. Johns.

     Coastal Flood Advisory until 8 PM EDT Wednesday for Clay-Coastal
     Duval-Flagler-Inland Duval-Putnam-St. Johns.

GA...None.
AM...Small Craft Advisory until 10 AM EDT Wednesday 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.

&&

$$

Cordero/Niemeyer/Peterson



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