Thursday, January24, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Bakersfield, CA

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What's New / NOTES
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 6:59AMSunset 5:17PM Thursday January 24, 2019 2:37 AM PST (10:37 UTC) Moonrise 10:39PMMoonset 10:43AM Illumination 87% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 18 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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PZZ650 East Santa Barbara Channel From Pt. Conception To Pt. Mugu Ca Including Santa Cruz Island- 810 Pm Pst Wed Jan 23 2019
Tonight..W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to ne 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Local gusts to 20 kt south of ventura. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
Thu..N to ne winds 5 to 15 kt with local gusts to 20 kt, becoming se 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Thu night..Eastern portion, ne winds 15 to 20 kt. Western portion, S winds 5 to 10 kt becoming variable 10 kt or less after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Fri..Eastern portion, ne winds 15 to 20 kt becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less becoming W around 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
Fri night..W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming ne after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat..Eastern portion, ne winds 15 to 20 kt. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 16 seconds.
Sat night..Eastern portion, ne winds 15 to 20 kt becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Western portion, winds variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.
Sun..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 3 ft.
Mon..W winds 15 to 20 kt. Combined seas 3 to 5 ft.
PZZ600 810 Pm Pst Wed Jan 23 2019
Synopsis for the southern california coast and santa barbara channel including the channel islands national marine sanctuary and national park..At 04z...or 8 pm pst, a 1034 mb surface high about 400 nm west of san francisco will build into the eastern nevada through Thursday, while a 1020 mb thermal trough located over northern baja california will move northwest into the southern california bight. Locally gusty offshore winds and choppy seas will develop nearshore.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Bakersfield, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA
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area forecast discussion... Updated
national weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
430 pm pst Wed jan 23 2019

Updated air quality issues section...

Synopsis
High pressure along the u.S. West coast will bring dry weather
and a day to day warming trend through the weekend. Areas of night
and morning fog will occur in the san joaquin valley through the
period.

Discussion The fog has dissipated in the central valley and
given way to mostly sunny skies. A few high clouds will continue
to move into the region from the northwest this afternoon. Later
this evening, northwest winds are expected to increase over
western and northern portions of our san joaquin valley
(or fresno county northward) due to an upper-level disturbance;
we are thinking this could briefly prevent fog formation in these
areas for tonight Thursday morning. Otherwise, patchy dense fog is
expected to redevelop later tonight in southern portions of the sj
valley, such as hanford, corcoran, and the 99 corridor from
around selma to delano. Short-term high resolution fog guidance
suggests little or no development; however, current surface
dewpoints are sufficiently high, even a bit warmer than tonight's
forecast low temperatures.

Otherwise, expect temperatures to warm a couple of degrees each
day through the weekend as high pressure will continue to build
over our area. Nighttime morning fog is expected until at least
the weekend, although another upper-level disturbance could
mitigate widespread dense fog development on Friday night into
Saturday morning.

Models continue to forecast a somewhat stronger upper-level
disturbance passing over central california and the great basin
early next week, or during Monday Monday night. This feature
could be strong enough to bring increased clouds and gusty
northerly winds over the mountains and desert; however, we do not
anticipate precipitation with this system as any moisture will be
well to the east. The ridge of high pressure will rebuild along
the west coast soon afterward. Thus, generally little change in
weather is expected for the first half of next week, and
temperatures will be mild, or a few degrees above average for late
january.

Aviation
Fog and mist forming late at night and early morning in the san
joaquin valley with areas of MVFR conditions and local ifr lifr
visibility, especially towards the south sjv 08z-18z Friday.

Otherwise,VFR conditions will prevail over the central ca interior
during the next 24 hours.

Air quality issues
On Thursday, january 24th, 2019, fireplace wood stove burning status
is: no burning unless registered in fresno and kings counties.

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
NTBC1 - Santa Barbara, CA - 9411340 73 mi61 min W 1.9 G 5.1 55°F 1020.4 hPa
46217 - Anacapa Passage, CA (111) 83 mi46 min 58°F2 ft

Wind History for Santa Barbara, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Bakersfield, Meadows Field Airport, CA8 mi43 minENE 45.00 miFair with Haze42°F37°F82%1025.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Rincon Island, California (2)
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Rincon Island
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Thu -- 12:09 AM PST     4.58 feet High Tide
Thu -- 05:31 AM PST     1.66 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:00 AM PST     Sunrise
Thu -- 09:44 AM PST     Moonset
Thu -- 11:30 AM PST     5.65 feet High Tide
Thu -- 05:19 PM PST     Sunset
Thu -- 06:23 PM PST     -0.59 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 09:41 PM PST     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Rincon Island, California
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Rincon Island
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Thu -- 12:14 AM PST     4.38 feet High Tide
Thu -- 05:28 AM PST     1.65 feet Low Tide
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Thu -- 11:28 AM PST     5.58 feet High Tide
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Thu -- 06:25 PM PST     -0.69 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 09:41 PM PST     Moonrise
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA (5,6,7,8)
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