Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KJAX 021329
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
929 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.UPDATE...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY...WITH AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEASTERN GULF
MOVING NORTHEAST ALONG THIS BOUNDARY INTO NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA
THIS AFTERNOON. AS THE WAVE MOVES INLAND IT WILL HELP FOCUS
SHOWERS WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. THEREFORE...WILL
MAINTAIN THE FLOOD WATCH OVER PORTIONS OF INLAND NORTHERN
FLORIDA...WHERE THE GROUND HAS ALREADY BECOME WET FROM RECENT
RAINS.

TEMPERATURES MAY STRUGGLE TODAY WITH CLOUD AND RAIN
COVERAGE...WITH READINGS EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL.

&&

.AVIATION...

REDUCED CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY...ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS
AS A LOW TRACKS NORTHEAST ALONG A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH TODAY.

&&

.MARINE...

THE COMBINATION OF A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH...AND A WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED PRESSURE GRADIENT AND RESULT IN
INCREASED WIND SPEEDS. THEREFORE...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED FOR OUTER WATERS.

RIP CURRENTS: MODERATE RISK TODAY AND MONDAY.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  91  74  96  74 /  40  20  20  10
SSI  85  77  89  78 /  70  40  50  30
JAX  86  76  91  74 /  70  50  50  30
SGJ  85  77  88  76 /  60  60  60  30
GNV  84  74  90  74 /  80  60  60  30
OCF  84  74  88  74 /  80  60  60  40

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...FLOOD WATCH THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR ALACHUA-COLUMBIA-
     GILCHRIST-HAMILTON-MARION-SUWANNEE.

GA...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY 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.

&&

$$

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