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Area Forecast Discussion

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FXUS62 KJAX 250143
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
755 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...CLEAR AND MUCH COLDER TONIGHT...

.UPDATE...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD IN FROM THE WEST AND W/NW
WINDS WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH THE NIGHT UNDER CLEAR SKIES. THE
WELL MIXED ATMOSPHERE WILL TAKE SOME TIME OVERNIGHT TO STABILIZE AND
EXPECT TEMPS TO SLOWLY FALL THROUGH THE 40S INTO THE 30S AFTER
MIDNIGHT AND BOTTOM OUT IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S INLAND AND UPPER
30S NEAR THE COAST. BRIEF SUB-FREEZING TEMPS POSSIBLE ACROSS
NORMALLY COLDER INLAND LOCATIONS BUT SINCE WIDESPREAD FREEZE NOT
EXPECTED...NO WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED. AS ATMOSPHERE STABILIZES BY
MORNING WITH WINDS FALLING TO 2-4 MPH EXPECT SOME PATCHY FROST IN
WIND-SHELTERED INLAND LOCATIONS.

ON SUNDAY...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL SINK SOUTH OF THE REGION ACROSS
THE FLORIDA PENINSULA BY AFTERNOON WITH LOW LEVEL WINDS BACKING TO
THE SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 10 MPH UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WITH JUST A
FEW HIGH CLOUDS AT TIMES. HIGHS SHOULD PUSH BACK INTO THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 60S.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR NEXT 24 HOURS.

&&

.MARINE...
WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY WEAKEN OVERNIGHT WITH
15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND STARTING AT 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE AND WILL
CONTINUE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL THE NEXT PACKAGE AROUND 3 AM.
NORTHWEST FLOW AT 15 KNOTS OR LESS SUN MORNING WILL SLOWLY BACK TO
THE SOUTHWEST BY SUN AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT NEARSHORE RANGING TO 6 FT
OFFSHORE.

RIP CURRENTS: LOW RISK IN THE OFFSHORE FLOW.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  34  63  42  58 /   0   0  10  10
SSI  38  59  45  58 /   0   0  10  20
JAX  34  63  44  59 /   0   0  10  20
SGJ  38  60  47  59 /   0   0  10  20
GNV  35  64  45  61 /   0   0  20  20
OCF  36  65  47  62 /   0   0  20  20

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT 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.

&&

$$

HESS/SHULER/NELSON



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