Severe Weather in the Northeast; Santa Ana Winds for Southern California

A couple tornadoes, scattered damaging winds, and locally heavy rains are possible across portions of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic today. On the West Coast, gusty Santa Ana winds will create locally critical fire weather conditions over southern California.
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Last Update: 918 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

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Jacksonville, FL Local Forecast Office

9NM E Marineland FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: A cold front will press southeast into the waters late this afternoon and evening, and push well offshore late tonight. Scattered showers and isolated embedded thunderstorms will be possible with the front late today and during the evening. Strong and gusty northerly winds around 15 to 25 knots will develop behind the front tonight. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect tonight through Sunday. Winds will shift northeast and relax early next week as high pressure shifts north. By midweek the high will shift to northeast and winds should become onshore.

.GULF STREAM...

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Oct 16, 2021 at 1200 UTC...

33 nautical miles east northeast of Flagler Beach. 40 nautical miles east of Saint Augustine Beach. 55 nautical miles east southeast of Jacksonville Beach. 68 nautical miles east southeast of St Simons Island.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Rest Of Today
West winds 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period 7 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the late afternoon.
Tonight
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 4 seconds. Rough on the intracoastal waters. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Sunday
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period 5 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Sunday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Monday
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Monday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Through Wednesday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
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Last Update: 918 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021
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