Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KJAX 041532
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1032 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...NEAR RECORD HIGHS TODAY UNDER BREEZY AND SUNNY SKIES...

.UPDATE...STRONG WARM AIR ADVECTION AND BUILDING HEIGHTS ALOFT
STILL SUPPORTED NEAR RECORD HIGHS TODAY UNDER BREEZY SSW WINDS
INLAND AS HIGHS RISE INTO THE MID TO UPPER 80S. CLOSER TO THE
COAST A MID-LATE AFTERNOON SEA COAST SEA BREEZE IS EXPECTED...BUT
WILL LIKELY BE PINNED EAST OF INTERSTATE 95 GIVEN STRONG LOW LEVEL
SSW WINDS AS EVIDENCED BY THE CUMULUS CLOUD STREETS THIS MORNING.
DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL TODAY.

ANOTHER ROUND OF LATE NIGHT FOG AND LOW CLOUDS IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
WITH THE BLANKET OF LOW CLOUDS EXPECTED TO OVERCOME THE AREA FORM
THE GULF COAST REGION TOWARD THE ATLANTIC AFTER MIDNIGHT. AT THIS
TIME BELIEVE THE EVENT WILL MAINLY BE LOW CLOUDS SINCE LOW LEVEL
WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED AND PREVENT SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG FORMATION.

RECORD HIGHS FOR TODAY AND THURSDAY...

TODAY THURSDAY
JAX    86 (1997)87 (1997)
GNV    89 (1997)87 (1997)
AMG   86 (1961)87 (1969)
SSI    85 (1953)    83 (1985)

&&

.AVIATION...PREVAILING VFR WITH PERIODS OF MVFR DUE TO CIGS TODAY.
TONIGHT ANOTHER ROUND OF LOW STRATUS IS EXPECTED TO EDGE EASTWARD
FROM THE WEST WITH IFR TO LIFR CIGS POSSIBLE.

&&

.MARINE...SSE WINDS 10-15 KTS WILL PREVAIL TODAY NEARSHORE AS THE
EAST COAST SEA BREEZE DEVELOPS INTO THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS
AROUND 20 KNOTS AT TIMES. SEAS 3-4 FT NEARSHORE UP TO 6 FT
OFFSHORE NEAR THE GULF STREAM AND CONTINUED WITH A SMALL CRAFT
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION HEADLINE AS SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE AHEAD
OF APPROACHING FRONT.

RIP CURRENTS: LOW RISK TODAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  85  63  80  44 /   0   0  60  60
SSI  72  61  74  47 /   0   0  20  30
JAX  85  65  84  52 /   0   0  10  20
SGJ  79  65  78  57 /   0   0   0  20
GNV  85  62  84  57 /   0   0   0  10
OCF  86  62  85  59 /   0   0   0  10

&&

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

$$

ENYEDI/GUILLET



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