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Area Forecast Discussion (AFD)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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FXUS62 KJAX 130047
AFDJAX

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
847 PM EDT Thu Sep 12 2019

.UPDATE...
No major changes this evening. Forecast remains on track for a dry
evening with 20-30% chances for storms overnight, mostly over the
FL East Coast. Miminum temperatures will be in the upper 60s to
low 70s across interior SE GA and NE FL, mid-upper 70s along the
immediate coastline. 

&&

.AVIATION...
Prevailing VFR expected tonight although there may be brief MVR 
from passing showers. OCNL MVFR vsby from fog possible at VQQ and 
GNV between 08Z-12Z. Gusty Ne winds expected at all terminals 
after 15Z Friday. 

&&

.MARINE...
Moderate easterly flow will increase over the waters on Friday 
between high pressure north of the waters and a tropical 
disturbance over the Bahamas. Advisory conditions expected to 
develop offshore on Friday and continue through the weekend. 
Marginal Advisory conditions expected over the nearshore waters 
and an Advisory may need to be issued by late Friday or Saturday 
depending on the development and track of tropical disturbance to 
the south. Local mariners should monitor the latest official 
forecasts from the National Hurricane Center. 

Rip Currents: Moderate risk increasing to high risk Friday-
Weekend due to increased onshore winds and building seas. Breakers
will likley increase to 5-7 feet this weekend.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  68  92  72  89 /   0   0   0  30 
SSI  76  87  78  85 /  10   0  10  40 
JAX  75  88  76  86 /  10  20  20  60 
SGJ  76  87  76  85 /  30  40  30  70 
GNV  73  89  73  86 /  20  30  20  60 
OCF  73  90  74  87 /  20  50  30  60 

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
GA...None.
AM...Small Craft Advisory from 9 AM Friday to 9 PM EDT Sunday 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.

&&

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Nguyen/Peterson/Zibura