JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Expect windy and cooler than average conditions to persist throughout the weekend. The windiest conditions will prevail along the coast, especially at the beaches where northeast winds will increase to 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to around 35 mph. Also, most of the shower activity today will focus primarily into the Northeast Florida coast.
Watch out light to moderate rain with the possibility of localized brief heavy shower here and there, as rainfall amounts near the coast will range from less than an inch. Meanwhile, most areas across Southeast Georgia and along the I-75 corridor of northeast Florida will remain primarily dry.
As far as temperatures go, there will be a wide range in temperatures from north to south across our area today and tonight. In Jacksonville highs will reach the upper 60s this afternoon with lows in the upper 50s tonight. The coolest temps today will be along and north of the I-10 corridor where today’s highs temps will average about 8 to 10 degrees below average. Cloudy skies tonight will result in milder temps along the coast and across Northeast Florida with above normal temps, while it remains cooler in Southeastern Georgia.
The cooler pattern continues tomorrow, however, temperatures will be slightly warmer. Rain chances are in the forecast, albeit lower than today at 20%. Most of the showers will once be focused on the Atlantic Coast. In Jacksonville, daytime high temperatures are expected to reach the low 70s and overnight lows will fall to the lower 60s.
Beach Forecast: Gusty NE winds, off and on showers and high risk for rip currents.
Sunrise: 6:49 a.m.
Sunset: 5:32 p.m.