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Marine Weather and Tides
Newport Beach, CA

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Sunrise 6:51AMSunset 5:16PM Tuesday January 23, 2018 11:23 PM PST (07:23 UTC) Moonrise 11:51AMMoonset 12:00AM 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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PZZ655 Inner Waters From Point Mugu To San Mateo Pt. Ca Including Santa Catalina And Anacapa Islands- 821 Pm Pst Tue Jan 23 2018
Tonight..NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming ne after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds.
Wed..NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.
Wed night..W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog with vsby 1 nm or less after midnight.
Thu..W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Thu night..W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming nw 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
Sun..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
PZZ600 821 Pm Pst Tue Jan 23 2018
Synopsis for the southern california coast and santa barbara channel including the channel islands national marine sanctuary and national park..At 03z...or 7 pm pst...a 1035 mb high was over the four corners area with a ridge extending to a 1026 mb high 500 nm sw of point conception. An inverted trough was along the southern ca coast. Little change in this pattern can be expected through Wed.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Balboa, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Diego, CA
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930 pm pst Tue jan 23 2018

Synopsis
A santa ana weather pattern will bring another warm day Wednesday,
but the easterly winds in the mountains and foothills will be much
lighter than they were Tuesday. Thursday will be colder with more
clouds, a return to onshore flow, and gusty west winds to the
mountains and deserts. Cool again on Friday, then high pressure
building over the west will bring warmer weather and another round
of gusty santa ana winds over the weekend.

Discussion For extreme southwestern california including orange...

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

today was another warm southern california day with highs that were
8-10 degrees warmer than yesterday in the coastal and valley zones.

A couple of stations reached 80+ degrees including anaheim (81) and
san pasqual valley (80). The mountains were 5 to 7 degrees warmer
than yesterday. High pressure aloft will hang on for one more day,
and Wednesday will likely be a couple degrees higher than today.

On Wednesday night the ridge axis shifts east and the flow turns
onshore ahead of a energized pacific trough that will move across
central ca Thursday. This system will pass by too far north to bring
precip down here, but it will bring back low clouds and much cooler
weather. A shallow marine layer will move into the coastal zones
Wednesday night, then steadily deepen and move into the western
valleys Thursday morning. Thursday will be a noticeably cooler day
with 10-15 degrees of cooling in the coastal and valley zones, and 5-
10 degrees of cooling in the mountains and deserts. It will also
turn quite windy in the mountains and deserts in the afternoon and
evening.

Friday through Monday: cool again Friday, then warmer with another
santa ana weather pattern setting up over the weekend. A 1034 mb
surface high builds over utah Friday night, strengthens to a 1036 mb
high Saturday night, and peaks at 1037 mb Sunday night. This will
set up another moderate strength offshore wind event this weekend
with wind advisory potential in the mountains and foothills.

Temperatures will rise into the 70s west of the mountains Saturday,
and then into the 80s Sunday and Monday. Mountain highs will be in
the 50s and 60s, high desert highs around 70, and low deserts highs
will be in the 70s and 80s.

Aviation
240400z...VFR with a mostly clear sky will continue through
Wednesday evening. Any stratus along the coast is not expected until
perhaps late Wednesday night.

Marine
Northwest wind gusts of around 25 kt and combined seas of 7-10 ft
are likely Thursday afternoon through Thursday night as a low
pressure trough moves by to the north. A small craft advisory may be
needed through the period. Otherwise, no hazardous marine conditions
are forecast through Saturday.

Skywarn
Skywarn activation is not requested. However weather spotters are
encouraged to report significant weather conditions.

Sgx watches warnings advisories
Ca... None.

Pz... None.

Public... Moede
aviation marine... Gregoria


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46253 14 mi54 min 60°F3 ft
46256 17 mi62 min 59°F2 ft
PRJC1 18 mi54 min N 4.1 G 5.1
PFXC1 19 mi54 min NNW 5.1 G 5.1 60°F
PFDC1 20 mi60 min WNW 6 G 6
AGXC1 20 mi54 min NW 5.1 G 5.1 61°F 1020.3 hPa
PSXC1 21 mi54 min NW 4.1 G 4.1
OHBC1 - 9410660 - Los Angeles, CA 21 mi54 min 60°F1020.4 hPa
BAXC1 21 mi54 min NW 5.1 G 5.1
PXAC1 22 mi60 min NW 6 G 6
46222 - San Pedro, CA (092) 22 mi54 min 60°F3 ft
46242 - Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA (043) 36 mi56 min 59°F3 ft
46224 - Oceanside Offshore, CA (045) 37 mi54 min 61°F3 ft
46221 - Santa Monica Bay, CA (028) 43 mi54 min 60°F3 ft
ICAC1 - 9410840 - Santa Monica Pier 43 mi54 min E 2.9 G 5.1 60°F 59°F1020.6 hPa

Wind History for Los Angeles Pier J, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
John Wayne-Orange County Airport, CA7 mi31 minN 010.00 miFair53°F37°F57%1019.9 hPa
Los Alamitos Army Airfield, CA16 mi86 minNNE 310.00 miFair52°F38°F60%1020.3 hPa
Fullerton, Fullerton Municipal Airport, CA20 mi31 minN 010.00 miFair52°F35°F53%1019.8 hPa
Long Beach, Long Beach Airport, CA21 mi31 minWNW 310.00 miFair53°F46°F77%1020.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, California
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Balboa Pier
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Wed -- 02:17 AM PST     4.29 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:52 AM PST     Sunrise
Wed -- 09:11 AM PST     1.79 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 11:26 AM PST     Moonrise
Wed -- 02:20 PM PST     First Quarter
Wed -- 02:26 PM PST     3.00 feet High Tide
Wed -- 05:15 PM PST     Sunset
Wed -- 08:19 PM PST     1.53 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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3.544.34.23.93.42.82.321.81.92.12.52.8332.82.42.11.71.51.61.92.5

Tide / Current Tables for Los Patos (highway bridge), California
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Los Patos (highway bridge)
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Wed -- 03:25 AM PST     3.69 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:53 AM PST     Sunrise
Wed -- 10:22 AM PST     1.08 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 11:27 AM PST     Moonrise
Wed -- 02:20 PM PST     First Quarter
Wed -- 03:34 PM PST     2.52 feet High Tide
Wed -- 05:15 PM PST     Sunset
Wed -- 09:30 PM PST     0.90 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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2.22.83.43.73.63.32.82.31.71.31.11.11.41.82.22.52.52.321.61.20.90.91.2

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for San Diego, CA (2,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Santa Ana Mtns, CA
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