Saturday, November17, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Pahrump, NV

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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 6:22AMSunset 4:35PM Saturday November 17, 2018 9:24 AM PST (17:24 UTC) Moonrise 2:51PMMoonset 1:36AM Illumination 72% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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 Pahrump, NV
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Area Discussion for - Las Vegas, NV
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area forecast discussion
national weather service las vegas nv
830 am pst Sat nov 17 2018

Synopsis An area of high pressure will bring us dry conditions,
lighter winds and seasonal temperatures through the weekend. The
pattern becomes more active for the second half of next week.

However, confidence is low with regard to overall weather and
potential impacts.

Update Fair weather expected today with passing high clouds and
even a few wisps of elevated smoke from california wildfire
activity. Light winds near the surface will also prove favorable
for valley haze due to inversions aloft trapping low level
particulates, which becomes increasingly common during the colder
months. Overall, the forecast is in good shape and no updates are
planned this morning.

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Short term Through Monday night.

Quiet weather will continue through the weekend as a ridge of high
pressure remains overhead. Some high clouds expected as a few
disturbances pass through the ridge, but overall sunny skies
expected carrying into the beginning of the work week. Temperatures
will continue to hover a degree or two above the seasonal average
until Sunday and Monday when they drop a couple of degrees. Winds
will remain light and diurnal throughout the region.

Long term Tuesday through Saturday. Models have accelerated the
pattern change from what they were showing yesterday, especially the
gfs ensembles. The first shortwave trough lowers heights enough by
Wednesday afternoon to bring precip chances into the sierra, then
minors out as it swings through the great basin Wednesday night.

After a brief break on thanksgiving day, an atmospheric river should
make landfall on the west coast Friday. It is uncertain whether the
heavy precip will make it as far south as the southern sierra, but
have increased pops a bit to account for the possibility. By Friday
night, there is decent model agreement that the trough axis will
have passed through our area, with only some leftover showers
possible into Saturday. Main concern through the period is still the
risks to late season sierra hikers as the weather takes a quick turn
for the worse.

Aviation For mccarran... Expect winds following typical diurnal
patterns and remaining at or below eight knots today, before a push
of northerly winds around 10 knots arrives on Sunday. No
operationally significant clouds expected through the weekend.

For the rest of southern nevada, northwest arizona and southeast
california... Expect winds following typical diurnal patterns and
remaining at or below 10 knots today, before a push of northerly
winds arrives Sunday. The north winds will be strongest down the
colorado river valley, with gusts up to 30 knots possible. No
operationally significant clouds expected through the weekend.

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

Short term... Varian
long term aviation... Morgan
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
Mercury, Desert Rock Airport, NV15 mi89 minN 010.00 miFair41°F10°F29%1017.6 hPa
Nellis AFB - Indian Springs Auxiliary Airfield, NV21 mi87 minNW 410.00 miFair38°F7°F27%1017.6 hPa

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2 days agoNE4SE6E56SE7E12SE11SE7E4CalmCalmCalmCalmE5CalmE4NW4CalmCalmE53Calm--NE7

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