Friday, November16, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Searles Valley, 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 6:27AMSunset 4:44PM Friday November 16, 2018 12:39 PM PST (20:39 UTC) Moonrise 2:25PMMoonset 12:46AM Illumination 64% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 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 Searles Valley, 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
333 am pst Fri nov 16 2018

Synopsis
Dry weather and near normal temperatures will continue through
the beginning of next week. Winds will remain light except for
breezy to gusty conditions near and through pass areas. Areas of
smoke and haze will continue for the san joaquin valley through
the weekend.

Discussion
Another quiet weather night across the central california interior
as high pressure aloft remains in control. Goes-17 satellite data
shows a band of high clouds crossing over the central coast that
should be on the decrease as we move through the day. Visibilities
are reduced across the san joaquin valley due to haze and smoke.

The san joaquin valley air pollution control district continues an
air quality ALERT due to smoke from wildfires. After another chilly
start to the day, temperatures will be similar to yesterday with
highs generally a few degrees above normal for mid november.

No major changes are expected through the weekend though the upper
ridge axis does shift east over the coast ahead of an upper low.

This low is progged to pass over southern california and northern
baja ca early next week with just some mid high clouds affecting
the district. Temperatures will change little over the weekend
then nudge slightly lower early next week while still remaining a
few degrees above normal.

The models are beginning to come into a little better agreement
regarding a pattern change for later next week. The first in what
could be a series of disturbances may bring precipitation to parts
of the region as early as next Wednesday. But there's still a fair
amount of uncertainty regarding timing and amounts. This pattern
change would also bring in a cooler air mass with highs dropping
down to below normal for a change. Air quality would improve as
well along with increased onshore winds.

Aviation
Smoke and haze will continue to create areas of MVFR visibilities in
the san joaquin valley and adjacent foothills through at least the
next 24 hours, mainly north of kern county. During the overnight
hours, expect occasional patches of ifr visibilities occurring from
fresno county northward and in the vicinity of the wildfires.VFR
conditions will otherwise prevail across the central california
interior through at least the next 24 hours.

Air quality issues
Air quality ALERT in effect until at least 1000 pst Friday
november 16, 2018 for most of the central california interior
excluding the kern county mountains and desert areas.

On Friday november 16 2018... Unhealthy in fresno and merced
counties and sequoia national park and forest. Unhealthy for
sensitive groups in kern... Kings... Madera and tulare counties.

Fireplace wood stove burning status is: no burning unless
registered in fresno... Kern... Madera and tulare counties. No
burning for all in kings... Merced and sequoia national park and
forest 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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Airport Reports
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China Lake, Naval Air Facility, CA17 mi43 minN 010.00 miFair65°F8°F10%1017.1 hPa

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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA (15,3,4,5)
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