Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
000
FXUS62 KJAX 280052
AFDJAX

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
852 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.UPDATE...
A few showers continue to advect onshore with the easterly flow
pattern. These should continue through about 10 or 11 p.m. with a
decrease overnight. More showers will develop tomorrow with a few
thunderstorms inland. With a onshore flow it will be muggy
overnight and gusty at the immediate beaches.

&&

.AVIATION...
Have kept tempo groups for showers through 04 UTC for the coastal
area fields. Ceilings with the showers should be in the 3 to 5
kft range early tonight. Overnight will keep VCSH in the TAFs.

&&

.MARINE...winds over the coastal waters are peaking in the 15 to
20 knot range and am bringing both the offshore and nearshore
coastal waters up to Small Craft Exercise caution. With short wind
wave periods in the 7 second range and steep waves not going to
be comfortable offshore tonight.

Rip Currents: High risk at least due to the onshore flow and long
period swells.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  73  92  73  91 /  10  30  10  30
SSI  78  88  77  87 /  20  30  20  30
JAX  74  90  74  88 /  20  30  20  30
SGJ  78  87  77  87 /  30  30  30  50
GNV  74  91  73  89 /  20  40  20  40
OCF  74  92  74  89 /  20  40  20  40

&&

.JAX Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
FL...High Rip Current Risk until 5 AM EDT Sunday for Coastal Duval-
     Coastal Nassau-Flagler-St. Johns.

GA...None.
AM...None.
&&

$$

Sandrik/Cordero/Guillet



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.