Thursday, March21, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Trona, CA

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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 6:51AMSunset 7:04PM Thursday March 21, 2019 5:16 AM PDT (12:16 UTC) Moonrise 8:03PMMoonset 7:35AM Illumination 100% Phase: Full Moon; Moon at 15 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 Trona, 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
243 am pdt Thu mar 21 2019

Synopsis Low pressure will remain over the area today with
continued showery weather. Brief high pressure will build tonight
and Friday for a dry period then another weather disturbance will
move across northern california on Saturday for another threat of
precipitation. High pressure with dry weather rebuilds for the
late weekend through Monday.

Discussion Negatively tilted trough axis remains over the
forecast area this morning and radar continues to show several
patches of showers over both the san joaquin valley and sierra
foothills. Meanwhile moving ashore on the central coast another
area of rain and embedded heavier showers makes its way to the
east ahead of of a small but active vorticity center now just
approaching the san simeon area. This feature will continue to
move east this morning and spread its precipitation across san
luis obispo and then kern counties through the morning hours.

Latest high resolution forecast models indicate additional showers
will develop along the sierra through the morning and continue
into the afternoon as the incoming weather system pushes east
across south central california. Enough instability remains for
the showers to develop however thunderstorm potential for today
seems limited and SPC (storm prediction center) shows thunderstorm
threat well to the east of the central california interior today.

By later this afternoon and evening models push the low to the
east of the area and end any precipitation threat. Short wave
ridging then moves over the area Friday with dry weather before
the next weather system out near 130w moves across mainly northern
california on Saturday. Models do bring a weak frontal band across
the area Saturday morning but with the low and main energy to the
north, precipitation will be light and short lived from about
fresno northward. More ridging is then forecast to move across the
area Sunday and Monday with the next more potent pacific system
remaining well to the northwest of the region out near 42n 140w
through Monday as it pushes a rain band into northwest california.

On Tuesday and Tuesday night both GFS and ECMWF models rotate
another impulse of energy and precipitation band into central
california and then move the parent low toward the washington
coast on Wednesday. The pattern still looks active however the
storm track is lifting more northward as late march approaches.

Aviation
Windy conditions after 21z today over kern county mountain local
gusts reaching 35 knots over the mountain peaks. Areas of mountain
obscuring ifr will continue across the southern sierra nevada and
tehachapi mountains until 10z Friday. Local MVFR conditions in low
clouds and showers in the san joaquin valley and southern sierra
foothills. OtherwiseVFR conditions will prevail elsewhere across
the central ca interior the next 24 hours.

Air quality issues
None.

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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Airport Reports
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China Lake, Naval Air Facility, CA21 mi21 minSW 610.00 miA Few Clouds43°F35°F74%1013.3 hPa

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Wind Forecast for San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA (8,2,3,4)
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