Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 5:44AM||Sunset 7:57PM||Thursday May 25, 2017 10:29 PM PDT (05:29 UTC)||Moonrise 5:56AM||Moonset 7:59PM||Illumination 0%|
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|PZZ655 Inner Waters From Point Mugu To San Mateo Pt. Ca Including Santa Catalina And Anacapa Islands- 829 Pm Pdt Thu May 25 2017 |
Tonight..SW winds around 10 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SW swell 1 to 2 ft at 15 seconds. Isolated showers after midnight.
Fri..Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming sw 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SW swell 1 to 2 ft at 14 seconds. Isolated showers in the morning.
Fri night..W winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SW swell 1 to 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat..Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 1 to 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Sat night..W winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 7 seconds.
Sun..Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 7 seconds.
Sun night..W winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Mon..W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and sw 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Tue..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and sw 2 ft. Patchy fog.
|PZZ600 829 Pm Pdt Thu May 25 2017 |
Synopsis for the southern california coast and santa barbara channel including the channel islands national marine sanctuary and national park..At 03z...or 8 pm pdt...a 995 mb low was over southern nevada while a 1028 mb high was centered 700 nm west of seattle. This pattern will change little through Friday, then a 1025 mb high will form quickly 500 nm west of point conception over the weekend as a 1007 mb thermal low settles into southwest arizona.
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Marina del Rey, CAHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - Los Angeles/Oxnard, CA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
|Fxus66 klox 260418|
area forecast discussion... Updated
national weather service los angeles oxnard ca
918 pm pdt Thu may 25 2017
A low pressure system over the region will push the marine
layer farther inland along with below normal temperatures and
possible precipitation through Saturday. A high pressure system
will build in over the weekend to push the marine layer back to
the coast with above normal temperatures for early next week.
Another low pressure system may approach near midweek for
increasing clouds and cooling trend.
Short term (thu-sun)
a weak upper-level trough of low pressure currently centered over
the southern california bight will move east into the los angeles
county later tonight and into the lower colorado river basin by
Friday morning. A strong onshore flow and deep marine layer in
place will continue a cool and cloudy weather pattern into Friday.
The deep marine layer could interact with the upper-level dynamics
to squeeze out drizzle or light showers through Friday morning. A
weak warm air advective pattern does develop later tonight in the
lower levels, possibly producing light rain or rain showers
across the southland. Pops have been nudged higher for tonight and
Friday morning and mentions of isolated showers have been
expanded across the south coast basin.
A wind advisory for the san luis obispo county valleys was allowed
to expire at 9 pm this evening, but extended for the antelope
valley through 9 am Friday. There is a decent chance that this
advisory could be extended for the antelope valley through Friday
evening as strong southwest winds could linger.
The marine layer depth currently near 3700 feet deep could deepen
slightly overnight and push stratus clouds into the antelope
valley around daybreak Friday. Some clouds have been introduced
into the antelope valley for Friday morning, but there is a chance
that the cloudiness mentioned could be well underdone.
*** from previous discussion ***
with the inversion continuing to weaken tomorrow there's a chance
that we could see a reverse clearing pattern Friday where it
stays cloudy inland but clears better towards the coast.
Warming aloft will begin Saturday behind the trough passage but
the marine lyr should still be at least 3000' deep. Better
clearing expected Saturday as the ridge builds aloft and onshore
gradients weaken. Temps will warm around 5 degrees most areas.
The warming trend will continue Sunday as the ridge continues to
build over the west coast. Inland highs expected to climb around
10 degrees from Saturday's levels and coastal areas warming 2-5
Long term (mon-thu)|
warming trend to continue at least into Monday before the ridge
starts to shift east ahead of an advancing trough over the eastern
pacific. Both the GFS and ECMWF split off some energy from the
trough and develop a closed low circulation over NRN baja late
Tuesday into Wednesday. So probably one more day of either similar
or slightly warmer temps Tuesday and then cooling by Wednesday
with the upper low. Again there is no moisture with this low but
it will deepen the marine lyr and cool things off slightly for the
latter half of the week. Nothing like what we're seeing now but at
least back to near normal temps.
Aviation 25 0000z.
At 00z, the marine inversion at klax was 4200 feet deep. The top
of the inversion was 6500 feet with a temperature of 15 degrees
Low-to-moderate confidence in the current forecast. Ceilings at
or below 5000 feet reforming through 04z will deteriorate to MVFR
conditions through 08z and continue through at least 14z.VFR
conditions with ceilings below 5000 feet will likely linger
through at least 16z, but more likely through 18z-20z. There is a
chance of MVFR conditions at kpmd between 10z and 14z.
Klax and kbur... Ceilings at or below 5000 feet will reform between
02z and 04z, then deteriorate to the MVFR category through 08z.
MVFR conditions will likely continue through at least 14z or as
late as 16z. MVFR toVFR conditions with ceilings below 5000 feet
will likely linger through at least 16z, but more likely through
Marine 25 900 pm.
High confidence sub-small craft advisory conditions through
Friday. Gusty northwest winds should reform over the weekend... With
small craft advisory level winds developing from the central
coast to san nicolas island and short period seas likely for
the santa barbara channel and santa monica basin. There is a 30
percent chance for small craft advisory conditions over the
western half of the santa barbara channel on Saturday afternoon
and evening, increasing to 60 percent on Sunday afternoon and
Lox watches warnings advisories
Ca... Wind advisory in effect until 9 am pdt Friday for zone 59. (see laxnpwlox).
Hazard potential outlook (sun-thu)
no significant hazards expected.
Public... Hall mw
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|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|ICAC1 - 9410840 - Santa Monica Pier||4 mi||47 min||WSW 8 G 8.9||61°F||62°F||1012.8 hPa|
|46221 - Santa Monica Bay, CA (028)||12 mi||29 min||60°F||3 ft|
|PXAC1||17 mi||41 min||WSW 8 G 8.9|
|BAXC1||17 mi||41 min||W 8.9 G 9.9|
|PSXC1||18 mi||41 min||W 8 G 11|
|PFXC1||19 mi||41 min||W 7 G 9.9||62°F|
|PFDC1||19 mi||41 min||SW 8.9 G 9.9|
|OHBC1 - 9410660 - Los Angeles, CA||19 mi||41 min||58°F||1012.7 hPa|
|AGXC1||20 mi||41 min||WSW 8 G 8.9||61°F||1012.7 hPa|
|PRJC1||21 mi||41 min||W 9.9 G 11|
|46256||22 mi||37 min||59°F||3 ft|
|46222 - San Pedro, CA (092)||25 mi||40 min||63°F||2 ft|
|46253||30 mi||29 min||63°F||3 ft|
|46025 - Santa Monica Basin - 33NM West Southwest of Santa Monica, CA||35 mi||29 min||SSW 7.8 G 9.7||61°F||63°F||1012 hPa (+1.3)||56°F|
Wind History for Santa Monica, CA(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport, CA||3 mi||36 min||WSW 8||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||61°F||53°F||75%||1012.5 hPa|
|Santa Monica, Santa Monica Municipal Airport, CA||5 mi||38 min||SW 6||10.00 mi||Overcast||61°F||52°F||72%||1012.6 hPa|
|Hawthorne, Hawthorne Municipal Airport, CA||6 mi||36 min||WSW 8||10.00 mi||Overcast||62°F||52°F||70%||1012.8 hPa|
|Los Angeles / USC Campus Downtown, CA||10 mi||42 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Overcast||62°F||52°F||70%||1012.2 hPa|
|Torrance, Zamperini Field Airport, CA||13 mi||2.7 hrs||SW 6||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||61°F||50°F||68%||1011.5 hPa|
|Van Nuys, Van Nuys Airport, CA||17 mi||38 min||Var 4||10.00 mi||Overcast||58°F||50°F||75%||1011.9 hPa|
|Burbank - Bob Hope Airport, CA||17 mi||36 min||S 4||10.00 mi||Overcast||59°F||48°F||69%||1011.3 hPa|
|Long Beach, Long Beach Airport, CA||18 mi||36 min||WSW 5||10.00 mi||Overcast||63°F||48°F||60%||1012.5 hPa|
|El Monte, CA||24 mi||2.7 hrs||SW 7||10.00 mi||Overcast||64°F||48°F||56%||1011.5 hPa|
|Los Alamitos U. S. Army Airfield, CA||24 mi||31 min||N 0||8.00 mi||Overcast||62°F||52°F||72%||1012.8 hPa|
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|Santa Monica |
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Fri -- 04:38 AM PDT -1.50 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:45 AM PDT Sunrise
Fri -- 06:49 AM PDT Moonrise
Fri -- 11:03 AM PDT 4.26 feet High Tide
Fri -- 04:05 PM PDT 1.43 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:56 PM PDT Sunset
Fri -- 09:07 PM PDT Moonset
Fri -- 10:19 PM PDT 6.78 feet High Tide
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|King Harbor |
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Fri -- 04:41 AM PDT -1.53 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:45 AM PDT Sunrise
Fri -- 06:49 AM PDT Moonrise
Fri -- 11:07 AM PDT 4.12 feet High Tide
Fri -- 04:09 PM PDT 1.42 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:55 PM PDT Sunset
Fri -- 09:06 PM PDT Moonset
Fri -- 10:23 PM PDT 6.52 feet High Tide
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