Wednesday, July26, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Wilsonia, CA

Version 3.4
What's New / NOTES
6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 5:57AMSunset 8:10PM Tuesday July 25, 2017 9:43 PM PDT (04:43 UTC) Moonrise 8:29AMMoonset 9:57PM Illumination 7% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Wilsonia, CA
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 36.7, -119     debug


Area Discussion for - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
Fxus66 khnx 252130
afdhnx
area forecast discussion
national weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
230 pm pdt Tue jul 25 2017

Synopsis
A chance of thunderstorms over the mountains and kern desert
this afternoon. A few lingering storms possible over the sierra
crest on Wednesday. Temperatures will be around seasonal averages
through Wednesday, then warming back up for the remainder of the
week.

Discussion
Convective activity starting-up this afternoon. This activity is
mainly affecting the sierra nevada and tehachapi ranges, along
with the mojave desert. The san joaquin valley has remained
relatively clear today as cooler air filters into the area from
the coast. Fort ord temperature and wind profiler showed the
marine layer up just above 2500 feet msl which is a good
indication of cool air reaching the central valley. Therefore,
will see afternoon temperatures at more seasonal levels before
another warm-up begins. The cool down was the results of an upper
level disturbance approaching northern california and pushing
through overnight. While upper-air observational analysis still
shows some instability over the mountains, the onshore flow is
stabilizing the atmosphere and reducing the threat of afternoon
convection. Upper-air and model analysis show the subtropical
moisture that had been surging north now shifting eastward as the
district begins to dry out.

Short range model upper-air analysis show the disturbance pushing
through northern california on Wednesday. While model instability
continues on Wednesday, the extent and magnitude is much lower
then today. Therefore, confidence is high with drying out the
district and starting a slow warming trend for the rest of the
week. The signal toward good height rises start toward the end of
the week as valley temperatures return to above normal conditions.

Max temperature reaching above the century mark will become
widespread by the end of the week and into the weekend. Upper air
pattern by the weekend has a four corners high developing as the
heat returns to the valley. In addition, the four corners high
pattern will allow for the return of subtropical moisture early
next week.

Currently, models do show a weak disturbance pushing into northern
california during the weekend. Certainty is still low on this
disturbance being able to flatten the developing ridge pattern.

Therefore, will expect the high pressure ridge to dominate the
region by the start of next week and remain anchored over the west
through the middle of next week. Therefore, once the ridge
settles over the four corners area, will expect the return of
mountain convection each afternoon. However, with only a weak flow
coming up from the southeast, will not expect the subtropical
moisture to penetrate beyond the mountains. In addition, models
show higher confidence in maintaining the pattern through the long
term period.

Aviation
Areas of MVFR visibilities in smoke from area wildfires. A chance
of thunderstorms developing this afternoon between 20z and 04z
over the sierra nevada and kern county mountains and desert.

Otherwise,VFR conditions will prevail across the central ca
interior during the next 24 hours.

Air quality issues
Please see sfoaqahnx for an air quality alert.

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
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Visalia, Visalia Municipal Airport, CA33 mi47 minW 710.00 miFair84°F57°F41%1011.7 hPa

Wind History from VIS (wind in knots)
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
Last 24hrSW5SW5S7S4SW3CalmCalmCalmNW5NW4W3CalmSW3W5W4W6W7NW8W7W6W4W3CalmW7
1 day agoW3SE3SE5CalmCalmSE4CalmCalmSE4CalmCalmCalmS4SW3S5S4S3SW3S4SE3S4SW8W6--
2 days agoCalmCalmE3CalmCalmS4CalmCalmSE3SE3CalmCalmS43S4W5SW33W6W85W4SW3SW7

Tide / Current Tables for
   EDIT   RT Ports Option   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help
Tide / Current Tables for
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help
Weather Map and Satellite Images
       (on/off)   Help
Weather Map
wmap_P
IR Satellite Image from GEOS
west_satellite

GOES Local Image of Southwest    EDIT
Geos

Wind Forecast for San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA (0,6,7,8)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station San Joaquin Valley, CA
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map

Ad by Google

Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerious of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.