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Area Forecast Discussion

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FXUS62 KJAX 201317
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
917 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

.UPDATE...
LOW CLOUDS AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE CONTINUE TO PLAGUE MOST AREAS THIS
MORNING...WITH A FEW CLOUDS BREAKS DEVELOPING SOUTH OF JAX. THINK
A VERY SLOW IMPROVEMENT WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REST OF TODAY...WITH
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES DEVELOPING ACROSS NORTH-CENTRAL FLORIDA THIS
AFTN...WITH BROKEN TO OVERCAST SKIES PERSISTING ELSEWHERE. AS
THE CLOUDS GRADUALLY LIFT...THE DRIZZLE SHOULD CUT OFF IN THE NEXT
COUPLE OF HOURS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLOW TO WARM...WITH HIGHS
IN THE MID/UPPER 60S FROM I-10 NORTHWARD...WITH LOWER TO MID 70S
SOUTH OF I-10. BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS COASTAL
SECTIONS...WITH WIND SPEEDS REMAINING UNDER LAKE WIND ADVISORY
CRITERIA.

&&

.AVIATION...MVFR CIGS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE PERIOD DUE TO
WRAP-AROUND LOW LEVEL MOISTURE FROM DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE OFF THE
SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST. WILL HAVE OCNL IFR CIGS TIL AROUND 16Z. GUSTY
NORTH WINDS AT ALL TERMINALS...STRONGEST AT SSI AND CRG WHERE GUSTS
THERE WILL BE NEAR 30 KNOTS.

&&

.MARINE...
WINDS CONTINUE TO INCREASE...WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KNOTS AT BUOY
41008. WILL RETAIN THE GALE WARNING OFFSHORE AND SCA NEARSHORE
THROUGH AT LEAST THIS EVENING.

RIP CURRENTS/SURF: HIGH RISK TODAY DUE TO A STRONG LONG SHORE
CURRENT AND LONG-PERIOD EASTERLY SWELLS...WITH BREAKERS BUILDING
TO 4-6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AT THE COAST. HIGH RISK WILL LIKELY
PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  67  47  77  51 /  10   0   0  10
SSI  62  54  68  56 /  10  10  10   0
JAX  66  53  75  53 /  10  10  10   0
SGJ  66  59  70  56 /  10  10  10  10
GNV  73  54  79  54 /  10  10  10   0
OCF  73  55  80  56 /  10  10  10   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR DUVAL-FLAGLER-
     NASSAU-ST JOHNS.

GA...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR COASTAL CAMDEN-
     COASTAL GLYNN.

AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM EDT TUESDAY
     FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM
     OFFSHORE-FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM
     OFFSHORE-ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM
     OFFSHORE.

     GALE WARNING UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO
     FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FERNANDINA
     BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-ST
     AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA
     TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST
     AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT
     20 NM.

&&

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