Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KJAX 160219
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
919 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...MUCH COLDER TONIGHT WITH PATCHY FROST INLAND...

.UPDATE...

Moderate cold advection will continue through Friday with temps
averaging well below normal. Tonight, areas of lows clouds
affecting west and northwest zones and along the coastal areas
will shift eastward and slowly erode through later tonight with
clear skies expected most locations by about 2 AM. Winds stilL
expected to stay up around the 4-8 mph range so with lows expected
in the mid 30s to lower 40s, wind chills expected to drop to the
lower to mid 30s with a few upper 20 wind chills possible from
Alma northward. Based on latest guidance, with winds staying up a
bit and the current clouds over inland southeast GA, will maintain
patchy frost and not go with a frost advisory for the coldest locations.
For the update, adjusted clouds over the nrn zones to go with
slower improvement there, and placed patchy frost a little
further east.

&&

.AVIATION...

VFR to brief MVFR cigs over the next couple hours, then prevailing
VFR after midnight for terminals. Northwesterly winds at or below
10 kt through Friday.

&&

.MARINE...

Northwesterly flow will stay elevated through tonight with winds
around 15-20 kt range and seas up to 5-7 ft offshore. Will
continue with SCEC nearshore mainly for the winds, and will have
SCA and also extend it out until 9 am Friday.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  34  58  37  66 /   0   0   0   0
SSI  39  59  47  67 /   0   0   0   0
JAX  37  61  43  70 /   0   0   0   0
SGJ  41  61  49  70 /   0   0   0   0
GNV  37  62  40  70 /   0   0   0   0
OCF  39  63  42  72 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
GA...None.
AM...Small Craft Advisory until 9 AM 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.

&&

$$

Shashy/Bricker


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