Nor'easter for the Northeast; Fire Weather Conditions Continue for Southern California

A powerful Nor'easter, first of the winter season, is expected to roll-up the Northeastern Seaboard and impact the region with a number of hazards this weekend. Very heavy wet snow and high gusty winds will affect a good portion of New England and rain will lash coastal areas. Meanwhile, dangerous fire weather conditions continue for southern California this weekend and likely into next week.
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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

5NM WSW Saint Simons GA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Chance Rain

    WNW 21km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NW 18km/h
    < 1m

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    WNW 11km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    NNW 8km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    W 10km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 9 °C

  • Monday

    Chance Showers

    WNW 18km/h
    < 1m

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    WNW 18km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NNW 13km/h
    < 1m

    High: 13 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 8km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 3 °C


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:16 am EST Dec 5, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A cold front will push across the local waters late tonight with increasing winds shifting to the northwest after midnight with Advisory conditions offshore. High pressure builds west-northwest of the region across the Gulf Coast States this weekend with winds and seas decreasing below headline criteria quickly Saturday morning. An area of low pressure across the southern Gulf of Mexico will cross south Florida late Sunday with a cold front passing over the local waters late Monday. High pressure will build west of the region Tuesday.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Dec 05, 2020 at 1200 UTC...

35 nautical miles east of Flagler Beach. 42 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach. 44 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach. 62 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Overnight
WNW wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. A chance of rain, mainly before 3am. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday
NW wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. Sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Saturday Night
WNW wind around 11 km/h. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 m or less.
Sunday
NNW wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming variable and less than 5 km/h in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Sunday Night
SW wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming WNW after midnight. A chance of showers after 8pm. Seas 1 m or less.
Monday
WNW wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. A chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Seas 1 m or less.
Monday Night
WNW wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. A slight chance of showers before 8pm. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday
NNW wind 10 to 13 km/h. Sunny. Seas 1 m or less.
Tuesday Night
WNW wind around 8 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas 1 m or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 31.15°N 81.47°W
Last Update: 12:16 am EST Dec 5, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2am EST Dec 5, 2020-6pm EST Dec 11, 2020
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