Friday, January19, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Mojave, CA

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What's New / NOTES
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 6:56AMSunset 5:10PM Friday January 19, 2018 3:36 AM PST (11:36 UTC) Moonrise 9:38AMMoonset 8:45PM Illumination 7% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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 Mojave, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA
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national weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
406 pm pst Thu jan 18 2018

Update Updated air quality issues.

Synopsis
A system will move through the region tonight increasing chances
for precipitation through Saturday and bringing cooler
temperatures. Dry conditions will return late Saturday through
Sunday. Precipitation chances will again increase beginning
Monday, though for locations mainly north of kern county.

Discussion The low pressure system is slowly moving southward.

The main effects at this time are mid-level and high clouds. The
low clouds from this morning have mainly dissipated due to the
arrival of the southwest flow ahead of the system and higher
level cloud cover. So far this afternoon, radar has been showing a
few light echoes over western merced county, so it is possible a
few sprinkles could be reaching the ground. The associated upper-
level trough with this system and the colder air remains off the
coast of northern california and is expected to dig southward and
move inland during the day on Friday.

Snow levels are expected to fall during the night tonight and
continue falling through the day on Friday as the cold front moves
southward over central california. Most of the precipitation is
expected occur over the sierra nevada overnight tonight into
Friday, and most of the snow will fall mainly above 5,000 feet.

However, a dusting is possible in few locations down to 3,000 feet
by Friday afternoon, especially in showers behind the cold front.

As the system continues its progression southward, snowfall is
expected over the kern county mountain passes during Friday
through Saturday, with most of the activity occurring on Friday
afternoon and Friday night. Lingering snow showers, mainly above
3,000 feet will likely continue over the kern county mountains
through at least early Saturday afternoon due to the colder
northwest flow behind the system. Some snow accumulation is
possible at the pass levels, especially along the major highways
(including interstate 5 through the grapevine and tehachapi pass
along highway 58). Therefore, have issued a winter weather
advisory for these areas in the kern county mountains. Based on
latest data, confidence in this pattern has slightly increased,
but remains medium, including in terms of amount of precipitation
and how low the snow will fall, beyond Friday afternoon.

After a brief break on Saturday evening Sunday, another low
pressure system is expected to move over at least the northern
part of our forecast area. There is a slight chance of showers
for areas north of kern county during Sunday night into Monday.

Based on latest guidance, this system appears to be not as cold,
while moisture is limited. In addition, the system will likely
weaken over our forecast area as it moves southward from northern
california. Snow is expected to fall mainly over the sierra nevada
from yosemite to kings canyon for elevations in the more typical
region, or around 5,000 to 6,000 feet.

It also appears another system could bring another round of
precipitation to central california late next week, as the models
for the last couple of runs have shown a similar pattern
developing. However, the typical disagreement in timing and
placement still exists between model solutions, so confidence
lowers significantly for that period.

Aviation
MVFR and areas of mountain obscuring ifr conditions over the sierra
nevada, spreading south to the tehachapi mountains after 12z Friday.

MVFR conditions in haze across the san joaquin valley with scattered
showers after 06z Friday. Elsewhere,VFR conditions will prevail for
the next 24 hours.

Air quality issues
On Friday january 19 2018... Fireplace wood stove burning
status is: no burning unless registered in kern county. Further
information is available at valleyair.Org

Certainty
The level of certainty for days 1 and 2 is high.

The level of certainty for days 3 through 7 is medium.

Certainty levels include low... Medium... And high. Please visit


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
ICAC1 - 9410840 - Santa Monica Pier 73 mi49 min E 4.1 G 6 58°F 61°F1016.6 hPa
46221 - Santa Monica Bay, CA (028) 85 mi67 min 62°F6 ft
46217 - Anacapa Passage, CA (111) 90 mi67 min 61°F7 ft

Wind History for Santa Monica, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Mojave, CA2 mi4.6 hrsWSW 710.00 miFair52°F37°F58%1016.9 hPa
Tehachapi Municipal Airport, CA16 mi42 minNW 139.00 miFair43°F37°F81%1017.9 hPa
Edwards, Edwards Air Force Auxiliary North Base, CA17 mi99 minSW 1510.00 miFair0°F0°F%1015.2 hPa
Edwards Air Force Base, CA18 mi99 minWSW 1510.00 miFair57°F35°F45%1013.7 hPa
General Wm J Fox Airfield, CA22 mi41 minWNW 12 G 1710.00 miFair55°F39°F55%1014.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Santa Monica, Municipal Pier, California
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Santa Monica
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Fri -- 03:46 AM PST     2.05 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:58 AM PST     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:37 AM PST     Moonrise
Fri -- 09:52 AM PST     5.43 feet High Tide
Fri -- 05:00 PM PST     -0.35 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:11 PM PST     Sunset
Fri -- 07:48 PM PST     Moonset
Fri -- 11:32 PM PST     3.81 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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3.63.12.62.22.12.333.84.65.25.45.14.33.11.90.7-0.1-0.3-0.10.61.62.63.33.8

Tide / Current Tables for Santa Monica, California
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Santa Monica
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Fri -- 03:46 AM PST     2.09 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:58 AM PST     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:37 AM PST     Moonrise
Fri -- 09:52 AM PST     5.46 feet High Tide
Fri -- 05:00 PM PST     -0.32 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:11 PM PST     Sunset
Fri -- 07:48 PM PST     Moonset
Fri -- 11:32 PM PST     3.85 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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3.63.12.62.22.12.433.84.75.35.55.14.33.21.90.7-0-0.3-0.10.61.62.63.43.8

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA (6,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Edwards AFB, CA
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