Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
813 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.UPDATE...High pressure aloft will remain centered over
forecast area. At the surface...high pressure will remain
centered north of forecast area...maintaining easterly to
northeasterly surface flow over the area. Only isolated
small showers detected early this evening over our southeastern
counties...could see more showers over coastal waters late
tonight. Otherwise clear to partly cloudy skies expected...with
high clouds spreading in from the west. Low temp forecast looks
good...with upr 50s to lwr 60s interior se GA...mid 60s interior
ne FL...65-70 I-95 corridor...and around 70 coast. Maintained
mention of patchy fog late tonight interior se GA as hinted by
latest HRRR model.

&&

.AVIATION...Generally VFR conditions are expected next 24hrs...
with just some high cloudiness spreading in from the west late
Tonight. Could be some patchy light fog...included this in
KGNV/KVQQ TAFs.

&&

.MARINE...No changes are planned for next CWF issuance.
High pressure will be north of area waters into Saturday
then to the Northeast Saturday night into Monday. Onshore
winds will decrease some but will still have an exercise
caution for the waters. A strong cold front will sweep across
the region from the West Monday night into Tuesday. A strong
line of storms will be possible as this front moves through.
Small Craft Advisory conditions appear likely with the front.

Rip Currents: The High Risk is continued through late Saturday
due to lingering east swells and onshore flow.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  58  83  66  84 /  10  10  10  30
SSI  68  79  73  81 /  10  10  30  30
JAX  66  82  70  84 /  10  20  20  30
SGJ  72  81  72  83 /  10  20  30  30
GNV  65  86  67  86 /  10  10  10  30
OCF  65  86  68  87 /  10  10  10  50

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...High Rip Current Risk through Saturday evening for Coastal Duval-
     Coastal Nassau-Flagler-St. Johns.

     Coastal Flood Warning until 8 AM EDT Saturday for Clay-Coastal
     Duval-Flagler-Inland Duval-Putnam-St. Johns.

GA...High Rip Current Risk through Saturday evening for Coastal
     Camden-Coastal Glynn.

AM...None.
&&

$$

Wolf/Zibura/McGinnis



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