A Major Coastal Storm For The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic This Weekend

A major storm is expected intensify over the weekend along the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic coasts and deliver a number of weather impacts. Heavy rain and flooding is possible across eastern North Carolina. High wind warnings are in effect from eastern North Carolina into southeast Virginia, may produce power outages. Also, a variety of marine hazards are in effect, including coastal flooding concerns.
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Last Update: 934 AM EST Fri Nov 15 2019

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

8NM ESE Jacksonville Beach FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: An area of low pressure over the Atlantic coastal waters will move east-northeast today increasing north to northwest winds. The low pressure system will slowly move east northeast during the weekend off the South and North Carolina coasts, bringing strong northerly winds and building seas to our waters through the weekend.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Nov 14, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

53 nautical miles east northeast of Flagler Beach. 48 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach. 53 nautical miles east of Jacksonville Beach. 71 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters choppy. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tonight
North northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters choppy. Showers.
Saturday
North northwest 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 rough. A chance of showers.
Saturday Night
North northwest 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 8 seconds. Inland waters rough. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday
North northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 7 seconds increasing to 12 seconds in the afternoon. Inland waters choppy.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
Monday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Monday Night And Tuesday
West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of.
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Last Update: 934 AM EST Fri Nov 15 2019
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