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Fernandina Beach, FL

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Sunrise 7:22AMSunset 5:49PM Friday January 17, 2020 9:17 AM EST (14:17 UTC) Moonrise 12:22AMMoonset 12:19PM Illumination 52% Phase: Third Quarter Moon; Moon at 22 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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AMZ450 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- 338 Am Est Fri Jan 17 2020
.small craft advisory in effect through late tonight...
Today..Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters choppy.
Tonight..East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters choppy.
Saturday..South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Saturday night..South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Sunday..Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Sunday night through Tuesday..North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
AMZ400 Synopsis For Altamaha Sound Ga To Flagler Beach Fl Out To 60 Nm- 338 Am Est Fri Jan 17 2020
Synopsis.. A cold front will move south of the area waters this morning. Strong high pressure will be north of the area and move slowly to the east. This pattern will create a pressure gradient and increase winds from the northeast throughout the day with gusts just below gale force over the area waters. On Saturday, high pressure will be to our north and weaken as it moves over the eastern seaboard. This will allow winds to relax over the near shore waters and the small craft advisory will be dropped there early Saturday morning. However, the small craft advisory will persist for the offshore waters until Saturday evening. Another front will approach the area waters overnight Saturday and move over the area waters on Sunday with winds veering from the south and southwest before the front's passage. A good chance of rain is expected on Sunday. Strong high pressure will move in from the northwest on Monday into Tuesday and northerly winds over the area waters along with elevated seas are expected into early next week.
Gulf stream.. The approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of jan 16, 2020 at 1200 utc... 62 nautical miles east of flagler beach. 68 nautical miles east of saint augustine beach. 75 nautical miles east of jacksonville beach. 91 nautical miles east southeast of st simons island. This data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Fernandina Beach, FL
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Area Discussion for - Jacksonville, FL
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FXUS62 KJAX 171050 AFDJAX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Jacksonville FL 550 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

AVIATION. [Through 12Z Saturday]

Still on track for VFR conditions for all TAF sites through most of the period until after 00Z when MVFR ceilings will begin to affect the JAX terminals and SSI, but GNV and SGJ will remain in VFR conditions as ceilings stay above MVFR criteria for those sites. Winds will increase at all area TAF sites after 14Z with highest gusts of 24-26 knots impacting the coastal sites of SSI, CRG, and SGJ with gusts between 20 and 24 knots possible at JAX and VQQ. Winds will decrease at all area terminals after 00Z and VFR conditions will resume across all the area terminals after 06Z.


PREV DISCUSSION [438 AM EST].

NEAR TERM [Through Tonight].

A cold front will continue progressing south of the area. Winds from the north and northeast will be increasing this morning, especially along the NE FL coast where a wind advisory is in effect until this evening for coastal areas of NE FL as winds of 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph are expected through early evening. Mostly clear skies this morning will eventually become partly to mostly cloudy as onshore winds behind the front bring in clouds off the atlantic. Dry conditions are expected with possibly a sprinkle along the NE FL coast later this evening. Temperatures will warm into the low to mid 60s across interior SE GA and NE FL with upper 50s along the SE GA coast and upper 60s over north central Florida areas. Low temperatures overnight tonight will be coolest over inland SE GA with low to mid 40s north and west of Waycross, upper 40s to low 50s along the SE GA coast, upper 40s over the Suwannee Valley of NE FL, mid to upper 50s along the NE FL coast, and low to mid 50s over north central Florida.

SHORT TERM [Saturday Through Sunday].

Saturday . High pressure pushes off the Atlc Coast and mild southerly flow develops and pushes Max Temps back above normal with widespread highs in the 70s under partly sunny skies as high clouds increase ahead of the next frontal passage.

Sat Night/Sunday . Next frontal passage expected to push through the region from NW to SE with numerous showers and isolated storms. Rainfall amounts generally in the 0.10"-0.25" range but some isolated higher amounts around 0.50" are expected across the Suwannee River Valley and inland SE GA. Lows ahead of the front will only fall into the 50s Sat Night with highs only rebounding into the 60s on Sunday. Severe Storms are not expected with this frontal passage at this time.

Sunday Night . Gusty Northwest winds at 10-15 mph and strong cold air advection will push lows into the 30s inland by Monday Morning, but should remain just above freezing, while coastal areas will fall into the lower 40s. Wind chill values will fall into the upper 20s/lower 30s for many locations by sunrise Monday morning but likely expected to remain just above Advisory criteria.

LONG TERM [Monday Through Friday].

Cold High pressure will build Northwest of the region and colder and drier airmass will settle in the region with highs only in the 50s and a widespread freeze expected across inland SE GA/inland NE FL with lows in the upper 20s, while coastal areas will likely bottom out in the 30s just above freezing both Tuesday and Wednesday Mornings. High pressure then builds to the Carolinas and expect onshore flow to develop with a slow warm-up through the end of the week as highs climb back to near normal levels in the 60s on Thursday with a slight chance of showers along the coast in the onshore flow.

MARINE.

A cold front will move south of the area waters this morning. Strong high pressure north of the area and move slowly to the east. This pattern will create a pressure gradient and increase winds from the northeast and then east throughout the day with gusts just below gale force over the area waters. On Saturday, high pressure will be to our north and weaken as it moves over the eastern seaboard. This will allow winds to relax over the near shore waters and the small craft advisory will be dropped there early Saturday morning. However, the small craft advisory will persist for the offshore waters until Saturday evening. Another front will approach the area waters overnight Saturday and move over the area waters on Sunday with winds veering from the south and southwest before the front's passage. A good chance of rain is expected on Sunday. Strong high pressure will move in from the northwest on Monday into Tuesday and northerly winds over the area waters along with elevated seas are expected into early next week.

Rip Currents: High Risk of rip currents today for NE FL beaches with a Moderate risk of rip currents for SE GA beaches.

FIRE WEATHER.

Min RH values will fall into the 25-30% range across inland SE GA but sustained winds will generally remain below 15 mph so no headlines are expected this afternoon.

HYDROLOGY.

Minor flooding continue on the Altamaha River near Baxley into the weekend.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS.

AMG 60 44 72 55 64 / 0 0 10 70 60 SSI 58 51 68 59 66 / 0 10 0 50 60 JAX 62 52 75 59 70 / 0 10 0 40 60 SGJ 65 57 73 59 71 / 10 10 0 20 60 GNV 68 52 76 58 70 / 0 0 0 30 60 OCF 72 54 77 57 72 / 0 0 0 20 50

JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. FL . High Rip Current Risk through late tonight for Coastal Duval- Coastal Flagler-Coastal Nassau-Coastal St. Johns.

Wind Advisory until 7 PM EST this evening for Coastal Duval- Coastal Flagler-Coastal Nassau-Coastal St. Johns.

High Surf Advisory until 4 AM EST Saturday for Coastal Duval- Coastal Flagler-Coastal Nassau-Coastal St. Johns.

GA . None. AM . Small Craft Advisory until 4 PM EST Saturday 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 4 AM EST Saturday 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
FRDF1 - 8720030 - Fernandina Beach, FL 0 mi54 min 65°F 66°F1031.6 hPa
41112 - Offshore Fernandina Beach, FL (132) 10 mi48 min 63°F6 ft
BLIF1 19 mi54 min 61°F 1031.9 hPa48°F
MYPF1 - 8720218 - Mayport (Bar Pilots Dock), FL 19 mi48 min 61°F 64°F1031.4 hPa
DMSF1 20 mi48 min 65°F
LTJF1 20 mi54 min 62°F 47°F
NFDF1 20 mi48 min 60°F
SAUF1 - St. Augustine, FL 57 mi78 min NNE 23 G 26 66°F 66°F1029.6 hPa (+2.4)

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, FL4 mi23 minNE 18 G 2310.00 miFair and Breezy61°F44°F56%1031.8 hPa
Jacksonville International Airport, FL17 mi82 minNE 1210.00 miA Few Clouds58°F42°F56%1030.6 hPa
Mayport Naval Station - Adm David L. McDonald Field, FL19 mi26 minNE 20 G 2710.00 miA Few Clouds and Breezy62°F46°F56%1031.3 hPa
Jacksonville Craig Municipal Airport, FL24 mi25 minENE 16 G 2210.00 miFair62°F45°F54%1031.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Fernandina Beach, Amelia River, Florida
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Fernandina Beach
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Fri -- 12:22 AM EST     Moonrise
Fri -- 01:55 AM EST     6.62 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:23 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:56 AM EST     0.40 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 08:00 AM EST     Last Quarter
Fri -- 12:19 PM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 02:11 PM EST     6.39 feet High Tide
Fri -- 05:48 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 08:17 PM EST     0.06 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for St. Johns River Entrance, Florida Current
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St. Johns River Entrance
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Fri -- 12:16 AM EST     2.37 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 12:21 AM EST     Moonrise
Fri -- 03:32 AM EST     -0.01 knots Slack
Fri -- 06:20 AM EST     -1.98 knots Max Ebb
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Fri -- 10:15 AM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 12:19 PM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 12:43 PM EST     2.07 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 03:47 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 05:48 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 06:37 PM EST     -2.20 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 10:29 PM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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