Marine Weather and Tides
5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 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.
|Sunrise 5:35AM||Sunset 7:35PM||Wednesday June 20, 2018 5:54 PM PDT (00:54 UTC)||Moonrise 12:39PM||Moonset 12:29AM||Illumination 51%|
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tucson az
225 pm mst Wed jun 20 2018
Synopsis Dry and clear conditions will continue this week. A
warming trend will result in the hottest temperatures of the year so
far occuring on Friday. Temperatures will then moderate over the
weekend and into next week. Some moisture will move into the area
over the weekend for increasing clouds and possibly a build-up or
two southeast of tucson.
Discussion Clear skies will continue across southeast arizona
into Friday as high pressure aloft shifts into region from the west.
This ridge of high pressure will be nearly overhead Thursday into
early Friday, resulting in warmer daytime temperatures, with
readings peaking Friday when the hottest temperatures of this year
are possible. An excessive heat watch continues in effect for Friday
for the lower elevations of pinal, pima and graham counties. Still
uncertain if temperatures will be quite as hot as initially thought
on Friday as the latest guidance numbers continue to trend a little
lower in most places (except the gila river valley at safford).
These lower guidance values are in response to a trough which will
move across the great basin on Friday and begin to suppresses
heights and thicknesses values.
By late Friday into early Saturday, the center of the upper high
shifts westward into the eastern pacific ocean west of the baja
peninsula. The ridge of high pressure will then move north into
california on Sunday and near las vegas by Tuesday. This will result
in moderating daytime temperatures, as readings lower from near
normal on Saturday, to a couple of degrees below normal Sunday and
Monday. Wind speeds will increase into the breezy category on
Saturday and Sunday, mainly across eastern areas (and especially in
the upper gila river valley near safford).|
As the upper high retreats westward late Saturday and Sunday it will
allow a little moisture to seep northward along the international
border from nogales to the new mexico state line. We will likely see
a CU field set up over portions of our eastern counties and even the
possibility of a build-up or two. However, precipitation is not
likely as very warm mid-level temperatures remain a prohibiting
factor for convection.
The models then diverge considerably mid late next week as the gfs
shifts the upper ridge to our east, while the ECMWF digs an upper
low southward along the california coast. Confidence remains low
during this time frame.
Aviation Valid through 22 00z.
Clear skies with light diurnally driven winds and the occasional
afternoon gust. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.
Fire weather Dry conditions persist through the forecast period,
although surface moisture does increase temporarily over the
weekend. Temperatures continue to warm each day, peaking around 105-
110 degrees across the lower deserts on Friday. Daily wind patterns
remain diurnally driven and generally 15 mph or less, although some
afternoon breeziness is forecast Friday through Sunday with speeds
up to 20 mph possible. The strongest winds should occur Saturday,
particularly across areas northeast to east of tucson.
Twc watches warnings advisories
Excessive heat watch from Friday morning through Friday evening
aviation fire weather... Howlett
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Wed -- 12:29 AM MST Moonset
Wed -- 02:33 AM MST 0.68 meters High Tide
Wed -- 03:52 AM MST First Quarter
Wed -- 05:25 AM MST Sunrise
Wed -- 09:47 AM MST 0.21 meters Low Tide
Wed -- 12:39 PM MST Moonrise
Wed -- 05:25 PM MST 0.93 meters High Tide
Wed -- 07:14 PM MST Sunset
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Wed -- 01:26 AM MDT Moonset
Wed -- 02:53 AM MDT 0.78 meters High Tide
Wed -- 04:52 AM MDT First Quarter
Wed -- 06:25 AM MDT Sunrise
Wed -- 10:44 AM MDT 0.32 meters Low Tide
Wed -- 01:37 PM MDT Moonrise
Wed -- 06:24 PM MDT 1.06 meters High Tide
Wed -- 08:09 PM MDT Sunset
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