Thursday, January24, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Valley Wells, 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 6:54AMSunset 5:11PM Thursday January 24, 2019 2:40 AM PST (10:40 UTC) Moonrise 10:32PMMoonset 10:36AM 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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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Valley Wells, 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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Airport Reports
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China Lake, Naval Air Facility, CA34 mi44 minS 410.00 miFair33°F27°F78%1025.6 hPa

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Wind Forecast for San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA (5,6,7,8)
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