Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
847 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.UPDATE...MID CLOUD DECK WILL REMAIN OVER FORECAST AREA THIS
MORNING DUE TO WEAK ISENTROPIC LIFT IN 500-600MB LAYER AS
INDICATED BY MOIST LAYER AND SLIGHTLY VEERING WIND PROFILE IN
THIS LAYER ON 12Z SOUNDINGS AND MODEL SOUNDINGS. MODELS INDICATE
CLOUDINESS SHIFTS EASTWARD AND DECREASES IN COVERAGE LATE MORNING
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDINESS AND COLD AIR ADVECTION WILL KEEP
TEMPS STEADY THIS MORNING...BUT ANTICIPATE ENOUGH SUN IN AFTERNOON
TO REACH CURRENT FORECAST HIGH TEMPS FOR TODAY.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS EX[PECTED WITH CLOUD LAYER BKN100-150
THIS MORNING...CLEARING OUT THIS AFTERNOON. 6-12KT NW WINDS
TODAY.

&&

.MARINE...WILL CANCEL SCA OFFSHORE COMPONENT IN NEW CWF AND JUST GO
WITH EXERCISE CAUTION AS WINDS GRADUALLY DECREASE TO 10-15 KTS THIS
AFTERNOON.

RIP CURRENTS: LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND FRI. ELEVATED
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND AS PERSISTENT
ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  60  36  64  49 /  10  10   0   0
SSI  58  44  63  53 /  10  10   0  10
JAX  61  41  67  54 /  10  10   0  10
SGJ  60  48  67  58 /  10  10   0  20
GNV  64  41  69  55 /  10  10   0   0
OCF  65  44  71  57 /  10  10   0   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...NONE.

&&

$$

WOLF/SHASHY/WALSH






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