Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
941 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017



.UPDATE...Rain spreading north over Fl as stacked low pressure
shifts se towards s Fl. Locally heavy rainfall may develop this
afternoon through tonight as GFS model continues to show 2+ inch
max along the ne Fl coast in covergent bands. Weak instability
today may result in isolated thunderstorms across mainly ne Fl and
the adjacent coastal waters.

&&

.AVIATION...Current VFR cigs will lower to MVFR by midday as rain
spreads north across ne Fl. Expect MVFR through tonight with rain.
Isolated thunder possible for ne Fl TAF sites but chances too low
to mention.

&&

.MARINE...East southeast winds will increase as low pressure in
ne Gulf moves se across the Fl peninsula through tonight. Advisory
conditions will develop tonight as winds/seas increase.

Rip Currents: Moderate risk through Thursday.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  74  60  78  57 /  60  30  10   0
SSI  69  62  72  60 /  70  50  30  10
JAX  74  62  76  60 /  80  60  40  10
SGJ  73  64  75  63 /  80  70  50  20
GNV  73  62  79  60 /  80  50  30   0
OCF  73  62  78  60 /  80  60  40   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
GA...None.
AM...Small Craft Advisory from 4 AM Thursday to 4 PM EST Friday 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.

     Small Craft Advisory from 1 PM Thursday to 5 AM EST Friday for
     Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL
     out 20 NM-Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler
     Beach FL out 20 NM.

&&

$$

Zibura/Shashy/Corless



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