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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Last Update: 811 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

10NM ESE Jekyll Island GA

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...
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.

Tonight
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest late in the night. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 5 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers in the evening, then chance of rain after midnight.
Saturday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 5 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday
North winds 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Smooth on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Mostly smooth on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers.
Monday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Night
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 811 PM EST Fri Dec 4 2020
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