Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KJAX 051318
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
918 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.UPDATE...
NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE ONGOING FCST. ONSHORE EASTERLY FLOW
WILL CONTINUE TODAY...WITH RIDGING ACROSS THE CAROLINAS AND
DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE BAHAMAS. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
COASTAL SHOWERS...MAINLY OVER NE FLORIDA WILL PREVAIL. HIGHS
TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MID/UPPER 70S ALONG THE COAST TO THE
LOWER 80S INLAND. BREEZY/LOCALLY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP
BY AFTERNOON AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS...BUT WIND SPEEDS
WILL REMAIN UNDER ADVISORY CRITERIA.

&&

.AVIATION...
MAINLY VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS...WITH
BRIEF PERIODS OF MVFR POSSIBLE AT SGJ IN ISOLATED/SCATTERED
COASTAL SHOWERS. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 12-17 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT.

&&

.MARINE...
EAST WINDS 15-20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH SEAS 4-6 FT
NEARSHORE AND 5-7 FT OFFSHORE AND WILL RETAIN THE SCA OFFSHORE AND
CAUTION NEARSHORE.

RIP CURRENTS: MODERATE RISK THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  82  58  84  60 /  10   0   0   0
SSI  76  67  77  65 /  20  10  10  20
JAX  80  64  82  63 /  10  10  20  20
SGJ  79  68  80  66 /  30  30  30  20
GNV  83  63  86  61 /  10  10  20  20
OCF  84  63  86  63 /  10  10  20  20

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 8 PM EDT THURSDAY 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.

&&

$$

ALLEN/CORDERO/WALKER



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