Saturday, May25, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Utting, AZ

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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 5:27AMSunset 7:41PM Saturday May 25, 2019 8:51 PM MST (03:51 UTC) Moonrise 12:44AMMoonset 11:28AM Illumination 54% Phase: Third Quarter Moon; Moon at 22 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 Utting, AZ
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Area Discussion for - Phoenix, AZ
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area forecast discussion
national weather service phoenix az
622 pm mst Sat may 25 2019

Update Updated aviation discussion.

Synopsis
Below normal temperatures will continue over the next several
days across the desert southwest. Another strong low pressure
system will bring an increase in wind to the region Sunday along
with a big cool down Sunday into Monday. A gradual warming trend
is then expected next week, with temperatures returning to just
shy of normals for the latter half of next week.

Discussion
Dry southwesterly flow aloft will keep skies mostly clear for today
allowing for plenty of sunshine leading to a modest increase in
daytime temperatures. High temps across the desert will push into
the low 90s for many desert locations, which will be the warmest
day since mid-may. A slowly approaching trough to our west will
continue its progression eastward inducing some stronger winds
this afternoon, and each afternoon through the holiday weekend.

The strongest gusts will impact southeast california, primarily
across imperial county, leading to appropriate wind advisories.

The trough will skirt across northern arizona by early next week
which will cool the already below normal temperatures even further.

Monday will be the coolest day of the week with forecast high
temps struggling to reach 80 degrees for even the warmest
locations, including phoenix. Moisture will be somewhat limited
with this system but favorable jet streak dynamics may allow for a
slight chance for precipitation across the northern portions of
maricopa and gila counties Monday. Any rainfall accumulation looks
insignificant at this time.

General troughing with a slight increase in atmospheric heights
will allow temps to warm back into the low 90s by the middle of
next week but should remain below seasonal normal values for the
foreseeable future.

Aviation Updated at 0120 utc.

South-central arizona including kphx, kiwa, ksdl, and kdvt:
dry southerly flow will keep skies mostly clear through tonight. A
south-southwesterly component to the wind is likely to persist
through this evening, with some variability between wsw and sse.

Speeds this evening should remain around 7-10 kts with gusts up to
20 kts possible. Winds then subside and shift towards the E SE by
early Sunday morning. An enhancement of low level winds is
expected tonight through early morning across portions of western
maricopa county, but is not expected to reach low level wind shear
thresholds at valley terminals. Winds will shift back to the
south southwest and become breezy through late morning early
afternoon Sunday ahead of another weather system, with speeds
climbing to around 15 kts and gusts up to 25 kts.

Southeast california southwest arizona including kipl and kblh:
skies should remain mostly clear through tonight under dry
southwesterly flow. Winds are expected to shift westerly in the next
couple of hours at kipl, with a few breezy gusts, while kblh
maintains a southerly component. A weather system moving in from the
west will increase cloud coverage during the late morning with sct
around 7 kft and 15 kft. Winds will also gradually increase out of
the west southwest with speeds climbing to around 18-23 kts with
gusts up to 27-32 kts during the late afternoon evening, at both
terminals. The depth of mid level moisture will be rather limited
with this system, but isolated light showers virga cannot be
fully ruled out around kblh after 22z.

Aviation discussion not updated for amended tafs.

Fire weather
Tuesday through Saturday:
no significant change to the forecast outlook... A warming and
drying trend will begin Tuesday lasting into at least next
weekend. By Thursday, minimum rh values over most of the lower
deserts will range between 10 and 15 percent, and high
temperatures will reach into the mid 90s over warmer desert
locations. Overnight rh values will reach into the 30-45% range
each night for most locations.

Spotter information statement
Spotters should follow standard operating procedures.

Psr watches warnings advisories
Az... None.

Ca... Wind advisory from 11 am Sunday to midnight pdt Sunday night for
caz560-564-566-567.

Wind advisory until 5 am pdt Monday for caz562.

Discussion... Deems
aviation... Benedict
fire weather... CB deems


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