Friday, March23, 2018

Marine Weather and Tides
Naco, AZ

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What's New / NOTES
3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.
6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.

Sunrise 6:32AMSunset 6:47PM Thursday March 22, 2018 10:13 PM PDT (05:13 UTC) Moonrise 10:06AMMoonset 11:48PM Illumination 38% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Naco, AZ
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Area Discussion for - Tucson, AZ
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Fxus65 ktwc 230417
area forecast discussion
national weather service tucson az
917 pm mst Thu mar 22 2018

Synopsis Generally dry conditions with a cooling trend and
gusty winds at times into early next week. A deeper low pressure
system will bring a chance of valley rain and mountain snow
mainly east of tucson by the middle of next week.

Discussion 91 at tus for a new record this afternoon. The ridge
axis is now east of the area as a couple of systems take aim at
western states. Virga sprinkles are spreading into yuma county
from the southwest ahead of the first weaker system this evening.

We will be too far south for precip chances tonight and tomorrow,
with the main story gusty winds and cooler temperatures. Cooler,
of course, is a relative term as even knocking 8 or 9 degrees off
of today's record still leaves us above average for tomorrow.

We'll see what we can manage when the main system pushes through
early next week, but until then don't county on much more than
additional cooling and more gusty winds.

Aviation Valid thru 24 06z.

Isolated -shra may occur near the white mtns northeast of ksad
late tonight into Friday morning. Otherwise, few-sct clouds 12-15k
ft agl and bkn-ovc clouds above 20k ft agl thru the period. Sfc
wind this afternoon and early evening swly-nwly 12-18 kts with
gusts to near 25 kts. Sfc wind weakening to less than 12 kts
tonight into Friday morning. Wly swly wind increasing again Friday
afternoon to 10-16 kts with gusts to 25 kts, with the strongest
speeds at kdug kfhu kalk. Aviation discussion not updated for taf

Fire weather A few showers may occur across the white mountains
late tonight into Friday morning. Otherwise, dry conditions persist
through Monday evening. A low pressure system will then bring a
slight chance of valley rain and mountain snow Tuesday into
Wednesday mainly east to northeast of tucson. Gusty southwest to
northwest afternoon winds will occur into early next week. Brief and
spotty red flag conditions may also occur during the afternoon hours
Saturday through Monday especially near the chiricahua mountains in
eastern cochise county. Less wind is expected by the middle of next
week along with below normal temperatures.

Prev discussion Temperatures will peak this afternoon, with
current readings near or at record values. Clouds continued to be
on the increase today in advance of a weather system impacting the
west coast. Models continued to show very limited moisture
breaching the coastal mountain ranges,so will maintain low pop
values with this system tonight and Friday, mainly in the white
mountains. Cooler air will accompany the system Friday into the
weekend. Another system passing north of the area will reinforce
the cooler air Monday, with highs remaining a few degrees below
normal through early next week. Another system was progged to
impact arizona around Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing the a chance
of showers and cooler weather.

Twc watches warnings advisories None.

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Tide / Current Tables for Yavaros, Sonora, Mexico
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Fri -- 12:08 AM MST     1.01 meters High Tide
Fri -- 06:18 AM MST     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:08 AM MST     0.14 meters Low Tide
Fri -- 10:56 AM MST     Moonrise
Fri -- 06:30 PM MST     Sunset
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Tide / Current Tables for Topolobampo, Sinaloa, Mexico
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Fri -- 06:16 AM MST     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:50 AM MST     0.06 meters Low Tide
Fri -- 10:57 AM MST     Moonrise
Fri -- 06:28 PM MST     Sunset
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tucson, AZ (1,6,7,8)
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