Wednesday, January24, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Catalina Foothills, AZ

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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.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 7:20AMSunset 5:51PM Wednesday January 24, 2018 12:22 AM MST (07:22 UTC) Moonrise 11:59AMMoonset 12:07AM Illumination 50% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 7 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
830 pm mst Tue jan 23 2018

Synopsis High pressure aloft will result in a warming trend
through Thursday, with dry conditions and breezy winds at times. The
warming trend will be interrupted briefly Friday with several
degrees of cooling before resuming this weekend.

Discussion Latest WV satellite shows ridging aloft building
in from the north and west. As a weak baggy trough remains just to
our south, this will combine with surface high pressure to our north
and east to result in some gusty easterly winds developing Wednesday
morning. Overnight morning lows are quite tricky especially for
tucson and are highly dependent on whether the winds keep
temperatures for up. For now, kept morning lows very close to
previous forecast. Otherwise, temperatures will continue to warm
Wednesday to above normal levels.

Less wind on Thursday as the shortwave ridging passes through. The
next trough will skirt by to our north across the great basin
Thursday and to near the four corners Friday. This shortwave is
pretty flat and won't do much more than kick up a breeze or two on
Friday and knock highs down about 5 degrees. This "cooling" will be
short lived as event stronger ridging moves in for the weekend into
early next week with highs flirting with 80 in tucson by Monday.

Aviation Valid thru 25 00z.

Clear skies as high pressure aloft builds into the area from the
west. Sfc wind sely to nely at less than 12 kts this evening, some
increase in wind from the east up to 20 kts mainly after 24 09z and
continuing Wednesday as surface gradients tighten somewhat. Aviation
discussion not updated for TAF amendments.

Fire weather Dry conditions will prevail over the next week.

Expect easterly winds to increase to around 15 mph Wednesday
afternoon. A few westerly to southwesterly breezes return Friday
with mainly light winds this weekend.

Climate Based on temperatures to date and the 7 day forecast,
it looks like tucson is headed for top 5 warmest january on
record. This would be the fourth straight month with top 5 warmest
ranking.

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 mi85 minSE 910.00 miFair38°F5°F25%1021.4 hPa
Tucson, Tucson International Airport, AZ12 mi30 minSE 610.00 miFair49°F1°F14%1021.1 hPa
Tucson Ryan Field Airport, AZ17 mi4.6 hrsSSW 610.00 miFair46°F17°F32%1021 hPa

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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tucson, AZ (2,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tucson, AZ
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