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Marine Weather and Tides
Camp Pendleton South, CA

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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 5:42AMSunset 7:50PM Thursday May 24, 2018 2:43 PM PDT (21:43 UTC) Moonrise 3:17PMMoonset 3:02AM Illumination 76% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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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PZZ750 Coastal Waters From San Mateo Point To The Mexican Border And Out To 30 Nm- 131 Pm Pdt Thu May 24 2018
Tonight..Wind nw 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.
Fri..Wind nw 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Areas of drizzle in the morning.
Fri night..Wind nw 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Mixed swell W 4 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds. Areas of drizzle after midnight.
Sat..Wind W 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds. Areas of drizzle in the morning.
Sat night..Wind W 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the evening. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun..Wind sw 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and sw 2 ft.
Sun night..Wind W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and sw 2 ft.
Memorial day..Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming sw 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and sw 2 ft.
Mon night..Wind S 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and sw 2 ft.
Tue..Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming sw 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 ft and sw 2 ft.
Tue night..Wind S 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SWell W 2 to 3 ft. SWell sw 1 to 2 ft.
PZZ700 131 Pm Pdt Thu May 24 2018
Synopsis for the far southern california coast.. At 2 pm, a 1018 mb high was 1300 nm northwest of san diego and a 1008 mb low was over western nevada. Weak onshore flow will prevail today, strengthening for Friday and Saturday. Onshore flow will weaken Sunday and Monday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Camp Pendleton South, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Diego, CA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service san diego ca
210 pm pdt Thu may 24 2018

Synopsis
A deep trough over the west will bring cooler than average weather
and a deep marine layer through Saturday. Areas of drizzle are
possible west of the mountains Friday and Saturday mornings. Gusty
west winds are forecast in the mountains and deserts Friday
afternoon through Saturday. On Sunday the trough will weaken for
warmer days and better clearing west of the mountains Monday and
Tuesday.

Discussion For extreme southwestern california including orange...

san diego... Western riverside and southwestern san bernardino
counties...

Short term (today through Saturday)
Rain and drizzle were widespread in the san diego and orange county
coastal and valley areas this morning. A rainfall summary has been
headlined on our webpage. The highest amount was 0.15" at bee canyon
in the foothills of the santa ana mountains.

Clearing was very slow today (or nonexistent in some areas) due to a
very thick 3-4kft cloud layer. Skies cleared in the southeast
sections of the inland empire near perris and hemet, but skies
remained mostly cloudy in the orange and san diego county coastal
and valley areas.

A deep trough off the california coast this afternoon will move
inland into central ca Friday. The marine layer will remain very
deep tonight and Friday, and there may be areas of light rain or
drizzle again tomorrow morning. The one change is that cold air
advection aloft with the trough will weaken the inversion through
Friday morning. 850 mb temps of 14c this morning lower to 9c Friday
morning. So despite the deep marine layer, this weaker inversion may
promote better mixing and a greater chance for earlier clearing from
the valleys both Friday and Saturday. The trough and the
accompanying strong onshore surface gradients will bring strong and
gusty west winds to the mountains and deserts Friday and Saturday
afternoon and evening.

It will be cool on Friday and Saturday compared to where
temperatures should be for late may, with high temperatures near the
coast a few degrees below average, and from 10-15 degrees below
average in the valleys, mountains and deserts.

Sunday through Wednesday... The trough over the west fills and
weakens as it moves east over the great basin. The marine layer will
be shallower with higher pressure aloft for less marine layer cloud
intrusion into the inland valleys. The higher heights will also lead
to warmer days.

Beyond Wednesday... A weak trough moves inland along the west coast
Wednesday and Thursday for minor cooling, but it will be much weaker
than our current system and temperatures will be at or just a little
below average for the latter half of next week.

Aviation
242030z..Coast valleys coastal mountain slopes... Stratus deck with
bases 2000 to 3000 msl and tops to 5000 ft msl persist. May see a
few hours of clearing for inland terminals 22-03z but coastal
terminals likely to retain bkn-ovc conditions. Clouds will quickly
spread back inland 25 03-06z. Overall the cloud deck should be
thinner tonight with slightly higher bases around 2500 feet and tops
around 5000 feet. Patchy fog and drizzle expected late tonight and
early Friday (10-15z). Models indicate faster and more widespread
clearing on Friday with terminals expected to go sct 17-20z Friday.

Mountain crests desert mountain slopes deserts... Winds will be the
primary concern. Expect northwest winds 15-25 kts with a few gusts
25-35 kts possible 21z-06z. This may result in localized llws with
mod uddfs over the mountain crests and into the deserts. Similar
conditions are expected Friday afternoon evening except the gusts
could be a bit stronger.

Marine
West northwest winds with gusts near 20 knots are possible Friday
night through Saturday evening. Winds will weaken Sunday into early
next week.

Beaches
Will extend beach hazards statement through Friday. A long-period
south swell of 3-5 ft 14-15 sec will continue to produce elevated
surf and hazardous swimming conditions through Friday mainly over
orange and northern san diego counties. Sets to 6-7 ft are possible.

Surf will begin subsiding Friday night.

Skywarn
Skywarn activation will not be needed today.

Sgx watches warnings advisories
Ca... Beach hazards statement through Friday afternoon for orange
county coastal areas-san diego county coastal areas.

Pz... None.

Public... Moede
aviation marine beaches... Moreland


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46224 - Oceanside Offshore, CA (045) 3 mi73 min 64°F3 ft
46242 - Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA (043) 4 mi75 min 65°F3 ft
46225 - Torrey Pines Outer, CA (100) 16 mi82 min 64°F4 ft
46254 22 mi103 min 64°F2 ft
LJPC1 - La Jolla, CA (073) 23 mi83 min WNW 4.1 1 ft
LJAC1 - 9410230 - La Jolla, CA 23 mi73 min W 5.1 G 7 62°F 1018.8 hPa
46258 29 mi73 min 64°F4 ft
SDBC1 - 9410170 - San Diego, CA 34 mi73 min 66°F1018.6 hPa
TIXC1 - Tijuana River Reserve, CA 44 mi118 min WNW 5.1 67°F 1020 hPa56°F
46232 - Point Loma South, CA (191) 44 mi73 min 64°F4 ft
46253 49 mi73 min 66°F3 ft

Wind History for La Jolla, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Oceanside, Oceanside Municipal Airport, CA5 mi51 minW 1010.00 miOvercast65°F54°F68%1018.5 hPa
Mcolf Camp Pendleton (Red Beach), CA8 mi1.8 hrsW 810.00 miOvercast66°F54°F65%1027.5 hPa
Carlsbad, McClellan-Palomar Airport, CA8 mi50 minWSW 910.00 miOvercast61°F54°F78%1018.5 hPa
Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station, CA10 mi48 minSW 10 G 1410.00 miMostly Cloudy64°F55°F73%1018.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for San Clemente, California
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San Clemente
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Thu -- 12:39 AM PDT     1.04 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:02 AM PDT     Moonset
Thu -- 05:44 AM PDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 06:19 AM PDT     4.10 feet High Tide
Thu -- 12:31 PM PDT     0.21 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:17 PM PDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:01 PM PDT     5.29 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:50 PM PDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for La Jolla, Scripps Pier, California
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La Jolla
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Thu -- 12:40 AM PDT     1.23 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:01 AM PDT     Moonset
Thu -- 05:44 AM PDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 06:20 AM PDT     3.99 feet High Tide
Thu -- 12:29 PM PDT     0.33 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:16 PM PDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:05 PM PDT     5.18 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:47 PM PDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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