85ºF

Nor'easter mainly impacting area beaches today

Many coastal warnings, advisories have been issued

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Nor'easter conditions will continue through Thursday.  Strongest wind Wednesday through tonight.  Blustery conditions fade during the day Thursday. Warmer weekend temperatures to follow.

Today: Breezy, cloudy and cool.  Today will be marked by strong wind from the northeast.  Wind will increase to 25-30 mph sustained wind with gusts 35-40 mph.  Skies becoming partly cloudy with showers possible along our coastal zones under the onshore flow, 20 percent.  Afternoon highs in the 60s.

Mayport Tides are running plus 2 feet above normal at low tide and about 1.25 feet above normal at high tide. Still below flooding thresholds. The second chart shows Knots still increasing, gusts to 40 mph right now

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Weather Impacts: Gale Warning through 5 a.m. Thursday. Wind Advisory east of I-95 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Rip current risk is high. High surf advisory through Thursday morning. Coastal flooding possible along our area beaches during times of high tide.

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Thursday:  Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies with a lighter onshore flow.  Wake up temperatures in the 40s to low 50s inland, 50s along the beaches.  Afternoon highs in the upper 60s to low 70s.  Wind NE 10-15 mph.

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Looking ahead: Warmer weekend to come...

Pollen: Oak, Juniper and Grass -- 7.1

Hourly Forecast:
Noon 60
3 p.m. 63
5 p.m. 61
8 p.m. 59
10 p.m. 57
11 p.m. 56

Sunset: 7:42 p.m.


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