Wednesday, November14, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Catalina Foothills, AZ

Version 3.4
What's New / NOTES
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 6:51AMSunset 5:24PM Wednesday November 14, 2018 8:13 AM MST (15:13 UTC) Moonrise 12:42PMMoonset 11:30PM Illumination 40% 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 Catalina Foothills, AZ
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Area Discussion for - Tucson, AZ
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tucson az
348 am mst Wed nov 14 2018

Synopsis Periodically gusty winds will continue through
Wednesday coincident with unseasonably cool daytime temperatures.

Warming high pressure will gradually spread into the region during
the latter half of the week resulting in daytime temperatures
returning to near normal.

Discussion Gusty winds continued across the area overnight, with
a few mountain locations experiencing gusts to over 50 mph. A wind
sensor on mount hopkins reported a gust to over 80 mph. That said,
strong and gusty winds will hang around through this afternoon
before diminishing in speed this evening. A ridge of high pressure
aloft extending over california into the great basin will weaken
Thursday through the weekend. Before then, the high pressure ridge
will help daytime temperatures warm a few degrees to more seasonable
readings. This weakening of the high pressure ridge will open the
door for a weather system to enter southern california early next
week. This system will bring a chance of showers to the area around
Tuesday into Wednesday as it tracks through arizona.

Aviation Valid through 15 12z.

Few-sct cirrus at or above 20k ft agl this morning becoming sct-bkn
this afternoon. Gusty easterly winds diminishing at all sites except
ktus today. Enhanced downsloping effects will allow for gusts up to
25 knots to persist into the early afternoon. Winds will finally
weaken below 12 knots at ktus late this afternoon and continue at 12
kts or less tonight. Aviation discussion not updated for taf
amendments.

Fire weather
Periodically gusty east winds will persist today with speeds
slightly lower than Tuesday, but still some areas in excess of 25
mph - particularly over ridge tops, foothills and in portions of the
tucson metro. While the overall fire danger will remain low and
temperatures will stay much cooler than normal, the wind and very
low rh conditions could result in challenges with any grass brush
fires during the afternoon hours. Temperatures will moderate into
the weekend with humidity levels increasing somewhat, yet remaining
quite low. The next chance of wetting rains is not expected until at
least the middle of next week.

Twc watches warnings advisories None.

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ8 mi75 minSSE 5 G 1710.00 miFair43°F10°F26%1026.4 hPa
Tucson, Tucson International Airport, AZ12 mi80 minESE 16 G 2410.00 miFair48°F8°F19%1026.3 hPa
Tucson Ryan Field Airport, AZ17 mi88 minE 15 G 1810.00 miFair48°F8°F20%1026.7 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Tucson, AZ (10,2,3,4)
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