Saturday, September23, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Pleasure Point, 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 6:56AMSunset 7:03PM Saturday September 23, 2017 1:05 PM PDT (20:05 UTC) Moonrise 9:16AMMoonset 8:25PM Illumination 10% 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
PZZ535 Monterey Bay- 844 Am Pdt Sat Sep 23 2017
.small craft advisory in effect from 2 pm pdt this afternoon through this evening...
Today..SE winds 5 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
Tonight..NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming W 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun..E winds 5 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
Sun night..W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Mon..W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Tue..W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft.
Wed..NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft.
PZZ500 844 Am Pdt Sat Sep 23 2017
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... High pressure offshore will bring light to breezy north to northwest winds today and through the coming days. The northwest swell train that first arrived several days ago will continue to weaken.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pleasure Point, CA
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 36.95, -121.97     debug


Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
Fxus66 kmtr 231949
afdmtr
area forecast discussion
national weather service san francisco bay area
1249 pm pdt Sat sep 23 2017

Synopsis Building high pressure over the eastern pacific will
result in a gradual warming trend through much of the upcoming
workweek.

Discussion As of 12:48 pm pdt Saturday... A cool, dry air mass
remains in place over the region this afternoon with temperatures
generally only warming into the 60s and 70s. While a few spots may
top out in the lower 80s inland, temperatures remain below
seasonal averages for most locations. For tonight, temperatures
will cool back into the 40s for most inland valley locations with
light winds and a mainly clear sky. With that said, cannot rule
out a few low clouds developing off of the central coast that may
briefly push inland over the monterey peninsula early Sunday
morning.

Daytime temperatures nudge up to near seasonal averages on Sunday as
the long-wave trough shifts eastward and a ridge of high pressure
begins to develop over the eastern pacific. With the building ridge
off of the coast, temperatures will continue on a gradual warming
trend into early next week with very little to no coastal stratus to
speak of. By Tuesday afternoon, widespread 80s will be likely region-
wide with some of the warmest inland valley locations and higher
elevations reaching into the 90s.

The ridge axis is then forecast to shift inland across northern
california by midweek with well above average temperatures likely to
develop. In addition, weak offshore flow will be possible by midweek
which will help drive warmer conditions all the way to the coast.

Currently, Wednesday and Thursday appear to be the warmest days of
the week with mid upper 80s possible at the coast and widespread 90s
inland. With 850 mb temperatures only forecast to warm to around 18-
19 deg c during this heat event, the heat risk will likely remain
low to potentially moderate. The dry air mass and mainly clear sky
conditions will also allow for modest cooling during the overnight
hours, further reducing any heat risks. Nonetheless, will closely
monitor model trends and adjust the forecast accordingly in the
coming days. Slight cooling is then expected by Friday of next week
as the ridge aloft weakens ahead of a mid upper level trough to the
north. However, above average temperatures and dry weather
conditions are favored through the extended.

Aviation As of 10:50 am pdt Saturday... WidespreadVFR through
the duration at all TAF sites. Breezy onshore winds by the
afternoon, especially along the coast. Models all showing a few
low marine clouds attempting to sneak into the monterey region
around sunrise tomorrow, however, confidence is low.

Vicinity of ksfo...VFR. West winds 14-16 kt after 22z.

Sfo bridge approach... Similar to ksfo.

Monterey bay terminals...VFR. Some low clouds possible around
sunrise.

Fire weather As of 3:30 am pdt Saturday... A warming and drying
trend will start this afternoon and continue at least into at
least Tuesday morning. In addition to the warm temperatures there
will be lowering humidity values and periods of gusty northeast
winds across the north bay hills, especially across the napa
county hills and the hills of northern sonoma county. Fine fuels
will continue to dry given the lack of marine air and humidity.

Climatology also favors a greatly chance for critical fire
weather conditions for the weekend and next week.

Marine As of 10:50 am pdt Saturday... High pressure offshore
will bring light to breezy north to northwest winds today and
through the coming days. The northwest swell train that first
arrived several days ago will continue to weaken.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tday Sca... Mry bay from 2 pm
sca... Pigeon pt to pt pinos 0-10 nm from 2 pm
sca... Pigeon pt to pt piedras blancas 10-60 nm from 2 pm
sca... Pt arena to pigeon pt 10-60 nm
sca... Pt pinos to pt piedras blancas 0-10 nm
public forecast: rgass
aviation: drp
marine: drp
fire weather: bell rww
visit us at

Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46092 - MBM1 14 mi61 min WSW 5.8 59°F 61°F1013.4 hPa (+0.4)
ELXC1 - Elkhorn Slough Reserve, CA 15 mi81 min WNW 6 68°F 1013 hPa53°F
46240 - Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA (158) 23 mi45 min 63°F4 ft
MEYC1 24 mi90 min NW 8 G 8.9 60°F 63°F1013.7 hPa
46042 - MONTEREY - 27NM West of Monterey Bay, CA 25 mi76 min NNW 3.9 G 5.8 60°F 62°F7 ft1013.4 hPa (+0.5)
46114 - West Monterey Bay, CA 26 mi36 min 63°F7 ft
RTYC1 - 9414523 - Redwood City, CA 41 mi48 min WNW 6 G 8 69°F 68°F1012.9 hPa
46239 - Point Sur, CA (157) 43 mi44 min 59°F8 ft

Wind History for Monterey, CA
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
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
Last
24hr
W8
G13
W7
G13
W9
G15
W11
G16
W11
W10
G14
W6
G11
S2
G5
S2
S3
S4
S4
SE3
SE3
S1
E2
SE3
SE3
SE2
SE3
NE1
NW4
NW5
NW9
1 day
ago
SW10
G17
W12
G20
SW13
G18
W10
G15
W11
G15
W8
G13
W10
G14
W6
G10
W2
G6
W4
G7
SE5
S2
S3
SE4
S2
SE2
SE3
SE4
E3
SE3
NW1
NW2
W3
NW7
2 days
ago
W9
G12
W9
G15
SW7
G13
SW10
G14
SW9
G14
SW9
G13
SW9
G14
W6
G10
SW7
SW5
G10
SW7
G10
W5
G8
SW5
G9
W8
G11
W12
G16
W7
G11
W6
G9
W11
W5
G8
W8
W10
G13
W8
G14
W11
G21
W13
G19

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Watsonville, Watsonville Municipal Airport, CA10 mi73 minS 510.00 miFair70°F50°F49%1013.2 hPa

Wind History from WVI (wind in knots)
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
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
Last 24hrSW12SW14W11SW8SW6CalmE7NE3N3NW4NW4NW3NW4NW4NW5NW4CalmCalmCalmCalmSE3CalmS5S8
1 day agoSW15
G22
SW14
G26
SW15
G24
SW16
G21
W8W9
G16
W9CalmNW3NW5CalmNW3NW4NW4NW4NW3NW5NW5NW3CalmE34S5SW8
2 days agoSW9SW7
G15
SW7SW10SW10W7W5SW5SW6W7W9W7W7W6W6W4CalmNW3NW3CalmW7
G14
SW10
G16
SW12
G21
SW12
G20

Tide / Current Tables for Santa Cruz, California
   EDIT   RT Ports Option   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Santa Cruz
Click for Map
Sat -- 01:10 AM PDT     4.29 feet High Tide
Sat -- 06:43 AM PDT     1.63 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 06:57 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:15 AM PDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 01:03 PM PDT     4.90 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:02 PM PDT     Sunset
Sat -- 07:23 PM PDT     0.80 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 09:25 PM PDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.
12am1am2am3am4am5am6am7am8am9am10am11am12pm1pm2pm3pm4pm5pm6pm7pm8pm9pm10pm11pm
44.34.23.62.92.21.71.61.92.53.34.14.74.94.74321.20.80.91.31.92.7

Tide / Current Tables for Point Pinos, California Current
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Point Pinos
Click for Map
Sat -- 12:01 AM PDT     0.69 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 03:12 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:45 AM PDT     -0.66 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 06:56 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 09:20 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 10:15 AM PDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 12:07 PM PDT     0.58 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 03:06 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 06:02 PM PDT     -0.80 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 07:02 PM PDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:25 PM PDT     Moonset
Sat -- 09:52 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.
12am1am2am3am4am5am6am7am8am9am10am11am12pm1pm2pm3pm4pm5pm6pm7pm8pm9pm10pm11pm
0.70.60.40.1-0.3-0.6-0.7-0.5-0.3-0.10.20.50.60.50.30-0.3-0.7-0.8-0.7-0.5-0.300.4

Weather Map and Satellite Images
       (on/off)   Help
Weather Map
wmap_P
IR Satellite Image from GEOS
west_satellite

GOES Local Image of CentralWestCoast    EDIT
Geos

Wind Forecast for San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA (16,3,4,5)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station San Francisco Bay Area, 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.