Thursday, April18, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Darwin, 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 6:12AMSunset 7:27PM Thursday April 18, 2019 9:19 AM PDT (16:19 UTC) Moonrise 6:50PMMoonset 6:05AM Illumination 99% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 14 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 Darwin, CA
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Area Discussion for - Las Vegas, NV
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area forecast discussion
national weather service las vegas nv
246 am pdt Thu apr 18 2019

Synopsis Warm conditions expected through Saturday with high
temperatures climbing well above normal. Increasingly gusty
conditions are expected Saturday afternoon ahead of a disturbance
moving through. Cooler conditions are expected Sunday before
temperatures rebound early next week.

Discussion Through next Wednesday.

Ridge of high pressure will continue to build over the region
today with temperatures climbing several degrees above normal this
afternoon. Warming trend will continue into Friday with highs
peaking near 90 in las vegas and eclipsing 100 degrees in death
valley.

A weakening shortwave trough will push in by Saturday with heights
falling slightly. However, despite the height falls, gusty
southwest winds will overspread the region resulting in a well
mixed boundary layer with afternoon temperatures Saturday staying
elevated, and very similar to Fridays highs. Winds across parts of
the mojave desert as well as the downslope regions of the spring
mountains and sierra may creep into wind advisory territory and
some wind headlines may be needed down the road.

Stronger cooling will arrive Sunday behind a weak cold frontal
passage, but temperatures will remain slightly above average. High
pressure ridging will build back in early next week with highs
rebounding once again.

Aviation For mccarran... Light and variable winds expected to
continue through sunrise. By mid-morning, brief northeasterly winds
7-10 kts will pick up through around 01z before calming down through
sunset. Around 06z, light winds will take on a westerly component
before becoming light and variable once again through early morning
Friday. No operationally significant cloud cover expected through
the TAF period.

For the rest of southern nevada, northwest arizona and southeast
california... Region-wide, winds will be calm through the early
morning hours and much of the day today. Early afternoon, northerly
winds will pick up along the colorado river valley and in areas of
higher terrain in our northern zones. By early evening and through
the overnight hours into Friday morning, calm winds expected area-
wide. No operationally significant cloud cover expected through the
taf period.

Spotter information statement Spotters are encouraged to report
any significant weather or impacts according to standard operating
procedures.

Discussion... Outler
aviation... Varian
for more forecast information... See us on our webpage:
http: weather.Gov lasvegas or follow us on facebook and twitter


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
China Lake, Naval Air Facility, CA46 mi23 minSSE 310.00 miA Few Clouds68°F35°F30%1022.4 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Las Vegas, NV (12,3,4,5)
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