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Pleasant, not perfect weekend weather

High Rip Current Risk, coastal clouds and a few showers

Pleasant, not perfect
Pleasant, not perfect

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sunday will see subtle shift in the winds that will be more southerly and this will pump up our temperatures and the chances of rain. Sunday will see a high in the upper 80s, mid 80s at the beach. Afternoon showers will be pushing onshore, most areas will NOT see any showers. But, they will be rather scattered, hard to nail down exactly who will see those random rains.ur weekend weather will be pleasant, not perfect.

Saturday will be better than Sunday.

A few coastal showers will be possible in the early morning hours Saturday. These would be generally east of I-95 with St. Johns and Flagler counties having the biggest threat of see some showers. Sunrise will be at 7:10 a.m. Saturday and with some coastal clouds and those aforementioned coastal showers, temperatures along the coast will be in the mid-70s. Easterly winds will be up to 15 mph. By the lunch hour, pleasant onshore winds will keep afternoon temperatures in the mid-80s.

There will be a danger along the coast. Rip Current Risk will be very high as surf will be in the 3-4′ range, it will also be choppy making it feel rough on swimmers and those just standing in the shallow waters.

Sunday will see subtle shift in the winds that will be more southerly and this will pump up our temperatures and the chances of rain. Sunday will see a high in the upper 80s, mid 80s at the beach. Afternoon showers will be pushing onshore, most areas will NOT see any showers. But, they will be rather scattered, hard to nail daown exactly who will see those random rains.

Next week.

The Gulf of Mexico will be where the next tropical system will develop. Nicholas should form by Monday morning. Nicholas has the potential to be a big rainmaker for Texas and Louisiana. Rainfall amounts could exceed 8″ in NE Texas and SW Louisiana.

Nicholas will not impact Jacksonville.

Rip currents and Big (yet fading) Surf
And relatively strong sunshine
High tide at lunch will leave the beaches rather narrow
Saturday morning will be rough
Building rains into next week.

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