Marine Weather and Tides
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.
|Sunrise 6:46AM||Sunset 5:20PM||Friday November 16, 2018 2:15 AM MST (09:15 UTC)||Moonrise 1:48PM||Moonset 12:19AM||Illumination 59%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Douglas, AZHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - Tucson, AZ  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tucson az
830 pm mst Thu nov 15 2018
Synopsis Warmer weather has established itself across southeast
arizona as temperatures hover closer to normal for this time of year.
Generally dry conditions will persist, although a slight chance for
precipitation develops Tuesday evening over the white mountains.
Discussion A weak shortwave moving east across southern
california in the southern stream will result in an increase the
cirrus clouds over the area tonight with thesescattered high clouds
continuing through much of Friday. The easterly gradient across the
region has weakened significantly resulting in light winds this
evening area wide for the first time in several days. The clear skies
at the moment and the light winds have allowed the temperatures to
drop faster than in previous nights, however the approaching high
level moisture will slow that drop later tonight. All that to say a
nice mid-november night is in store. Only made some minor tweaks to
the temperatures and sky cover for the overnight forecast.
Aviation Valid through 17 06z.
Sct clouds above 20k ft agl spreading in from the west tonight and
remaining through the remainder of valid period. Surfaces winds
generally remain below 12 kts through the forecast period. Aviation
discussion not updated for TAF amendments.
Fire weather Winds becoming light and diurnal in direction tonight
with more typical diurnal wind regime Friday through the weekend.
East winds return briefly Monday into Tuesday. Relative humidities
will remain low until a modest increase occurs starting Tuesday. This
also brings a slight chance of precipitation to the mountains and
higher terrain for Tuesday night.|
Prev discussion issued 332 pm mst Thu nov 15 2018
after several cool and breezy days, temperatures have warmed 5-10
degrees from 24 hours ago. Skies are generally clear, with a few
bands of cirrus approaching western arizona. The strong easterly
winds have also come down as the surface gradient slackens, allowing
a return to typical diurnal flow. This lighter wind regime looks to
continue throughout the forecast period.
A fairly innocuous pattern remains through the coming days as dry
westerly flow dominates. This provides mild weather with passing
high-level clouds that thicken from time to time through the
weekend. On Monday next week, a progressive closed 500mb low
approaches the southern california coastline. However, model
solutions differ slightly as it comes ashore, nearing arizona on
Tuesday. The 12z deterministic GFS has the most aggressive scenario
maintaining the closed low, which results in a higher probability of
precipitation across the eastern portion of the forecast area
Tuesday night. Conversely, the ensemble guidance and ECMWF weaken
this feature into an open wave that produces a generally dry
forecast. For now, the forecast is assuming a slight chance of
showers around the white mountains.
Ridging or westerly flow returns on Wednesday into Thursday allowing
for dry weather area wide. Temperatures show little variation
through the entirety of the forecast, maintaining close to seasonal
Twc watches warnings advisories
fire weather... Howlett
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|Bisbee Douglas International Airport, AZ||5 mi||20 min||NW 5||10.00 mi||Fair||31°F||12°F||47%||1018.6 hPa|
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