Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KJAX 011353
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
853 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.UPDATE...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST THIS MORNING
WILL EXIT TO THE EAST AS THE DAY PROGRESSES...WITH A COLD FRONT
MOVING EAST ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. FLOW WILL BECOME
SOUTHERLY...RESULTING IN WARM HIGHS IN THE LOWER/MID 70S THIS
AFTERNOON. WITH THE FRONT REMAINING WELL TO THE WEST THROUGH
THIS AFTN...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL WITH MOSTLY SUNNY TO
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE BY THIS
AFTERNOON TO BETWEEN 10 AND 20 MPH.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR WILL PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...WITH INCREASING HIGH
CLOUDS AND SCATTERED CU FIELD THIS AFTERNOON AROUND 4000 FEET.

&&

.MARINE...
WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY AND INCREASE THIS AFTN...WITH SCEC
CONDITIONS DEVELOPING OFFSHORE...INCREASING FURTHER TO SCA LEVELS
TONIGHT.

RIP CURRENTS: MODERATE RISK TODAY WITH ONSHORE/SIDESHORE FLOW AND
LONG PERIOD EASTERLY SWELL. LOW RISK MONDAY AS FLOW BECOMES
OFFSHORE.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  71  55  58  30 /  10  60  70   0
SSI  64  57  65  35 /   0  50  70   0
JAX  72  58  65  34 /   0  40  70   0
SGJ  70  60  70  40 /  10  30  60   0
GNV  74  59  66  33 /   0  40  60   0
OCF  75  59  68  35 /   0  30  50   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM EST TUESDAY
     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/ZIBURA/GUILLET


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