294  
FNUS72 KJAX 190748  
FWSJAX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SAINT SIMONS SOUND INCIDENT FORECAST #239...NOAA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
248 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0600 EST ON JANUARY 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (904) 741-4370, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS  
SHOWERS AT TIMES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING WILL  
SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY NORTHWEST  
WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AS SKIES CLEAR AND TEMPS  
TURN SHARPLY COLDER WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.  
COLD TEMPS CONTINUE ON MONDAY WITH HIGHS ONLY IN THE UPPER 40S/NEAR 50F.  
 
TIDES AT ST SIMONS ISLAND IN MLLW:  
 
01/19> HIGH 3:25 AM 6.49 | LOW 10:06 AM -0.16  
HIGH 3:45 PM 5.76 | LOW 10:14 PM -0.55  
01/20> HIGH 4:29 AM 6.59 | LOW 11:08 AM -0.25  
HIGH 4:48 PM 5.71 | LOW 11:12 PM -0.59  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
TIME (EST) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........98 100 100 99 99 99 100 100 97 93 90 72  
WEATHER COV.....CHC LKY LKY CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).50 60 60 50 50 40 30 30 20 20 20 10  
TEMP............61 61 61 62 64 66 67 68 68 68 68 64  
RH..............93 97 97 93 87 75 68 63 54 49 49 46  
SFC WND DIR.....SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W  
SFC WND SPD KTS.11 11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 13  
SFC WND GST.....15 15 15 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 19 18  
WAVE PERIOD (S).7 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
TIME (EST) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........53 35 35 35 35 27 20 12 12 12 12 12  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............58 52 50 47 47 45 43 43 42 41 40 39  
RH..............55 69 61 60 63 58 60 62 60 59 62 64  
SFC WND DIR.....W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N  
SFC WND SPD KTS.13 13 14 14 15 16 14 15 14 14 13 14  
SFC WND GST.....18 18 19 19 21 22 19 21 19 19 18 19  
WAVE PERIOD (S).2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
 
 
TIME (EST) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........13 13 13 13 13 13 13 27 27 27 27 27  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............39 38 38 41 43 46 48 49 50 50 50 48  
RH..............62 67 67 62 57 51 47 46 42 42 42 46  
SFC WND DIR.....N N N N N N N N N N N N  
SFC WND SPD KTS.13 11 12 13 14 14 13 12 12 11 11 11  
SFC WND GST.....18 15 17 18 19 19 18 17 17 15 15 15  
WAVE PERIOD (S).2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
WAVE HEIGHT (FT)1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
 

 
FORECASTER...HESS  
REQUESTED BY...AL SANDRIK  
TYPE OF REQUEST...MARINE  
.TAG 1919846.0/JAX  
.DELDT 01/19/20  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL SSI_SPOTFORECASTS@GOOGLEGROUPS.COM  
 
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