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FXUS62 KJAX 010230
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
930 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.UPDATE...HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST WILL BEGIN TO
MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. TEMPS HAVE FALLEN FAIRLY RAPIDLY EARLY
THIS EVE AND HAVE ADJUSTED TEMPS DOWNWARD A FEW DEGREES.
HOWEVER...TEMPS WILL PROBABLY LEVEL OFF TONIGHT DUE TO HIGH
CLOUDS AND WEAK WARM AIR ADVECTION. FOG NOT EXPECTED TO BE AN
ISSUE DUE TO CLOUDS AND INCREASING BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS LATER
TONIGHT.

&&

.AVIATION...PREVAILING VFR WITH CIGS AROUND 25000 FT.

&&

.MARINE...DATA BUOY OBS INDICATE WINDS ARE ENE 10 TO 15 KNOTS
WITH SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. WINDS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY VEER TONIGHT
AS HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO MOVE OFFSHORE. WINDS WILL TURN TO THE
SOUTH AND INCREASE SUNDAY WITH SCEC LIKELY OFFSHORE BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

RIP CURRENTS: MODERATE RISK THROUGH SUNDAY WITH ONSHORE FLOW.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  38  70  57  59 /   0  10  70  60
SSI  43  66  57  64 /  10  10  50  70
JAX  40  72  59  66 /   0  10  50  70
SGJ  50  71  60  69 /   0  10  40  70
GNV  41  74  59  67 /   0   0  50  60
OCF  43  76  59  69 /   0   0  40  60

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM 7 PM SUNDAY 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.

&&

$$

PP/ABE


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