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FXUS62 KJAX 160218
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1018 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.UPDATE...

WINDS HAVE DECREASED OVER LAND...AND SHOULD REMAIN DOWN UNTIL THE
NORTHEAST SURGE STRENGTHENS ON WEDNESDAY...AT WHICH TIME AN
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR COASTAL COUNTIES. SKIES WILL CONTINUE
TO CLEAR TONIGHT FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. A NOTICEABLY COOLER
AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE TO ADVECT IN OVERNIGHT...WITH LOWS RUNNING
ABOUT 10 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

&&

.AVIATION...

MVFR STRATUS CLOUDS WILL PUSH SOUTH OF ALL TAF SITES BY ROUGHLY 4Z.
VFR CONDITIONS WILL THEN PREVAIL FOR THE REST OF THE NIGHT. GUSTY
WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE NIGHT AS PRESSURES RISE AND
COLD AIR POURS INTO THE REGION. THE WINDS WILL QUICKLY VEER TO THE
NORTHEAST EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED
DURING THE DAY. STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS WILL PUSH INLAND FROM THE
ATLANTIC AND MVFR CEILINGS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE DAY.

&&

.MARINE...

EXTENDED PERIOD OF SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OF THE
REGION.

RIP CURRENTS: MODERATE RISK ON WEDNESDAY DUE TO INCREASING
NORTH/NORTHEASTERLY SURGE.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  39  65  44  71 /   0   0  10  20
SSI  47  61  54  66 /  30  10  20  30
JAX  45  64  53  70 /  40  10  30  40
SGJ  52  65  61  69 /  60  20  30  40
GNV  45  70  51  74 /  30  10  30  40
OCF  46  73  56  76 /  20  10  30  50

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 3 AM EDT SATURDAY 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 9 PM EDT THURSDAY 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.

&&

$$

STRUBLE/SHULER







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