Monday, April23, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
St. Augustine, FL

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Sunrise 6:47AMSunset 7:59PM Monday April 23, 2018 6:59 PM EDT (22:59 UTC) Moonrise 12:47PMMoonset 1:44AM Illumination 62% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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AMZ454 Coastal Waters From Altamaha Sound To Fernandina Beach Fl Out 20 Nm- Coastal Waters From Fernandina Beach To St. Augustine Fl Out 20 Nm- Coastal Waters From St. Augustine To Flagler Beach Fl Out 20 Nm- 244 Pm Edt Mon Apr 23 2018
.small craft advisory in effect until 10 pm edt this evening...
Tonight..South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet, subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. Showers likely with a chance of Thunderstorms.
Tuesday..West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday night..West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday..West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday night..West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
Thursday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Thursday night..South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
Friday..West winds around 5 knots becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
Friday night..South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Saturday..West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
AMZ400 Synopsis For Altamaha Sound Ga To Flagler Beach Fl Out To 60 Nm- 244 Pm Edt Mon Apr 23 2018
Synopsis.. Low pressure will track to the northwest of area waters through tonight, with a cold front crossing the region late tonight into Tuesday. The low will track up the east coast Tuesday night into Wednesday with troughs pivoting through. A wave will move east across the area Thursday into Friday. High pressure will build from the west over the weekend.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near St. Augustine, FL
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Area Discussion for - Jacksonville, FL
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236 pm edt Mon apr 23 2018

Near term through Tuesday ...

the region will be in the warm sector of a low pressure system that
will be to the northwest tonight. Rounds of showers with embedded
thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening, especially
near the coast where additional instability will be supplied by
afternoon cloud breaks. The associated cold front will pass
southeast across forecast area overnight. Limited moisture
associated with front itself, so precipitation chances are
expected to trend downward overnight. The low will track up the
east coast Tuesday, with a broad trough extending south across
region. This trough is not expected to produce rainfall, but will
provide added cloud coverage.

Temperatures are expected to be slightly above normal tonight, then
near to above normal on Tuesday.

Short term Tuesday night through Friday ...

as low pressure system moves up the northeast coast, a series of
troughs pivoting around the low will cross the forecast area through
Thursday. Insufficient moisture present for a rain forecast with
these troughs. Another low is forecast to move eastward along the
northern gulf coast Thursday, and across southeast georgia Thursday
night, with a weak associated cold front crossing region Friday.

Chance for showers with this system and the front, but limited
support for thunder.

Temperatures will trend near to slightly above normal this period.

Long term Friday night through Monday ...

the low will track to the northeast Friday night, with a trailing
trough pivoting south across forecast area into Saturday, with a
chance for a few showers. A broad ridge of high pressure will then
build to the northwest then north Sunday into Monday.

Temperatures will trend near normal this period.

Aviation
Restrictions in showers and storms will continue this afternoon. The
rain will taper off overnight, but stratus will continue
restrictions. Conditions are expected to improveVFR Tuesday
morning.

Marine
Low pressure will track to the northwest of area waters through
tonight, with a cold front crossing the region late tonight into
Tuesday. The low will track up the east coast Tuesday night into
Wednesday with troughs pivoting through. A wave will move east
across the area Thursday into Friday. High pressure will build
from the west over the weekend.

Rip currents: high risk today. Moderate risk Tuesday.

Preliminary point temps pops
Amg 59 77 57 78 30 10 10 0
ssi 64 76 61 76 50 10 0 0
jax 62 81 60 81 50 10 0 0
sgj 65 81 60 79 60 10 0 0
gnv 62 80 58 80 30 10 0 0
ocf 64 80 58 80 40 10 0 0

Jax watches warnings advisories
Fl... High rip current risk until 8 pm edt this evening for coastal
duval-coastal nassau-flagler-st. Johns.

Ga... High rip current risk until 8 pm edt this evening for coastal
camden-coastal glynn.

Am... Small craft advisory until 10 am edt Tuesday 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.

Small craft advisory until 10 pm edt this evening for coastal
waters from altamaha sound to fernandina beach fl out 20 nm-
coastal waters from fernandina beach to st. Augustine fl
out 20 nm-coastal waters from st. Augustine to flagler
beach fl out 20 nm.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
SAUF1 - St. Augustine, FL 3 mi60 min SSE 17 G 18 70°F 69°F1012.9 hPa (-2.1)
RCYF1 14 mi42 min 73°F
41117 15 mi38 min 69°F6 ft
GTXF1 - Guana Tolomato Matanzas Reserve, FL 16 mi75 min SSE 6 75°F 1015 hPa71°F
LTJF1 35 mi42 min 71°F 68°F
MYPF1 - 8720218 - Mayport (Bar Pilots Dock), FL 36 mi42 min N 13 G 16 71°F 67°F1013.7 hPa
JXUF1 36 mi42 min 69°F
BLIF1 37 mi42 min N 2.9 G 18 71°F 1013.4 hPa71°F
DMSF1 37 mi42 min 69°F

Wind History for I-295 Bridge, St Johns River, FL
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Airport Reports
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Northeast Florida Regional Airport, FL6 mi64 minSSE 910.00 miMostly Cloudy73°F68°F84%1013 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for State Road 312, Matanzas River, Florida
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State Road 312
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Mon -- 02:43 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 03:39 AM EDT     4.69 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 10:06 AM EDT     0.22 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 01:46 PM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 04:13 PM EDT     4.06 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:57 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:18 PM EDT     0.19 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.23.244.64.74.23.42.51.50.60.20.51.22.133.743.93.32.51.60.70.20.4

Tide / Current Tables for Crescent Beach, Matanzas River, Florida
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Crescent Beach
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Mon -- 02:43 AM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 04:14 AM EDT     4.48 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:50 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 10:57 AM EDT     0.09 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 01:46 PM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 04:46 PM EDT     3.87 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:57 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 11:10 PM EDT     0.03 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.32.43.34.14.54.33.62.82.11.30.50.10.51.42.33.13.73.93.42.721.30.50

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