Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
838 PM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017


.UPDATE...Strong and large area of high pressure off the mid-
Atlantic coast will maintain onshore winds tonight into the
weekend. Atlantic moisture will produce variable cloudiness but
rainfall is not expected. Lows tonight will be in the 50s inland
to lower 60s at the coast.

&&

.AVIATION...ESE winds at 5 to 10 knots tonight with ocnl cigs at
4 to 6 kft. VFR conditions expected to continue on Saturday with
ESE winds increasing to 10 to 15 knots...with gusts to around 20
knots mainly near the east coast.

&&

.MARINE...Advisory due to elevated seas offshore will continue
through Saturday morning. Winds will gradually decrease this
weekend but seas will stay elevated as a long fetch will produce
swells.

Rip Currents: High risk...becoming a Moderate risk this weekend.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  56  80  59  82 /  10  10  10  30
SSI  60  74  62  75 /  10  10   0  10
JAX  57  78  57  81 /  10  10   0  10
SGJ  61  76  61  78 /  10  10  10  10
GNV  55  81  58  82 /  10  10   0  20
OCF  56  81  59  82 /  10  10   0  10

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...High Rip Current Risk until 11 PM EDT this evening for Coastal
     Duval-Coastal Nassau-Flagler-St. Johns.

GA...High Rip Current Risk until 11 PM EDT this evening for Coastal
     Camden-Coastal Glynn.

AM...Small Craft Advisory until 11 AM EDT 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.

&&

$$

Zibura/Cordero/McGinnis



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