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Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine, FL 20 - 60 NM Marine Forecast


TONIGHT

E
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

FRIDAY

E
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

FRIDAY NIGHT

SE
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

SATURDAY

SE
WINDS
5 - 10
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
AMZ472 Forecast Issued: 824 PM EST Thu Dec 01 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
Tonight...East Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 5 To 7 Feet With A Dominant Period 8 Seconds.
Friday...East Winds 10 To 15 Knots. Seas 5 To 6 Feet With A Dominant Period 8 Seconds.
Friday Night...Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots, Diminishing To 10 To 15 Knots After Midnight. Seas 5 To 6 Feet With A Dominant Period 8 Seconds.
Saturday...Southeast Winds 5 To 10 Knots, Becoming Northeast In The Afternoon. Seas 4 To 6 Feet With A Dominant Period 8 Seconds.
Saturday Night...East Winds Around 5 Knots, Becoming Northwest After Midnight. Seas 4 To 5 Feet With A Dominant Period 8 Seconds.
Sunday...North Winds Around 10 Knots. Seas 4 To 5 Feet With A Dominant Period 9 Seconds. A Slight Chance Of Showers.
Sunday Night...Northwest Winds 5 To 10 Knots. Seas 4 To 5 Feet With A Dominant Period 9 Seconds. A Slight Chance Of Showers.
Monday...North Winds 5 To 10 Knots. Seas 4 To 5 Feet. A Slight Chance Of Showers.
Monday Night...Southeast Winds 5 To 10 Knots, Becoming Southwest After Midnight. Seas 4 To 5 Feet.
Tuesday...Southwest Winds Around 10 Knots. Seas 4 To 5 Feet.
Tuesday Night...Southwest Winds 10 To 15 Knots. Seas 4 To 5 Feet.
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
827pm EST Thu Dec 1 2022

...New

Issued at 827pm EST Thu Dec 1 2022

Forecast remains on track. Subsiding winds and seas has prompted the cancellation of the small craft advisory for the nearshore waters.

Near Term
(Through Tonight) Issued at 122pm EST Thu Dec 1 2022

Strong high pressure to the north will slowly move more to the northeast through Tonight, with a weak inverted trough over the coastal waters. Moisture will increase through the night, yielding increasing cloud cover.

A wide variation in low temperatures is forecast Tonight due to the onshore flow pattern. Lows will range from the lower 40s over inland SE GA, to around 60 over coastal NE FL.

.SHORT TERM... (Friday through Monday) Issued at 122pm EST Thu Dec 1 2022

The high will continue to move to the east northeast Friday through Saturday. Moisture will continue to advect into the region with a few spotty showers possible Friday afternoon and evening.

A cold front will slide south into southern GA Saturday night. This feature is largely dry, but a few showers over SE GA can not be ruled out. A wave will move east along this boundary Sunday into Sunday night. Once again, showers will be possible over SE GA with this feature. This boundary will then move south of the area Monday.

Temperatures will trend above normal this period.

Long Term
(Monday night through next Thursday) Issued at 122pm EST Thu Dec 1 2022

Dry weather is forecast for this period, with temperatures above normal.

High pressure ridge will build from northeast of the region Monday night, to more east to west over the area Tuesday into Wednesday. A weak cold front is expected to move southeast across the area Wednesday night, with high pressure building to the north Thursday.

Marine
Issued at 122pm EST Thu Dec 1 2022

High pressure will be northeast of the region through Friday, with an inverted trough over coastal waters. The high will move further away to the northeast Friday night into Saturday, with the trough weakening. A cold front will move into the southeastern US, and stall just to the north late Saturday. This front will dip into southern GA Saturday night into Sunday, with weak high pressure to the south. The front will then slide south across area Monday, followed by high pressure building from the north northeast. Another weak cold front will move southeast across the area Wednesday night.

Rip Currents
SE GA High through Friday NE FL High through Friday

NOAA Jacksonville FL Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
FL...High Rip Current Risk through Friday evening for FLZ124-125-133- 138.

GA...High Rip Current Risk through Friday evening for GAZ154-166.

AM...Small Craft Advisory until 5pm EST Friday for AMZ470-472-474.