Marine Weather and Tides
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 7:05AM||Sunset 4:46PM||Tuesday December 18, 2018 8:06 PM PST (04:06 UTC)||Moonrise 3:06PM||Moonset 3:30AM||Illumination 88%|
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Area Discussion for - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
404 pm pst Tue dec 18 2018
Update Updated air quality issues section.
High pressure aloft will dominate the forecast area
through Thursday, giving us mostly clear skies and above average
temperatures, with morning fog possible the next two nights.
Friday onward, a more unsettled weather pattern begins with
marginal chances of precip in the sierra nevada this weekend.
Another chance of precip Monday night and into Tuesday as another
storm system arrives.
We started off the day with patchy dense fog across many areas in
the san joaquin valley, which prompted a dense fog advisory that
expired at 11 am pst today. Things have cleared out since then,
with the exception of a few high clouds traveling with the
northwesterly flow aloft. Dense fog looks to be possible again in
the forecast tonight for the valley as high resolution model
progs have light winds, mostly clear skies, and high rh's. A
slight warming trend will occur over the next few days as 500 mb
heights slowly rise with the building ridge. Highs by Thursday
and Friday could be over 60 degrees for many areas in the sqv,
which would be 5-8 degrees above average for this time of the
year. Fog will also be possible Wednesday night and Thursday
Early Friday morning, a disturbance will mainly impact northern
california, but still may bring a marginal chance of precipitation
for the higher elevations of northern portion of the sierra
nevada in our cwa. Low-amplitude impulses are progged to move|
through the region throughout the weekend, bringing slight chances
of precipitation in the sierra nevada. However, there is some
disagreement on when the precipitation could arrive in the models
at this time.
On Monday evening and into Tuesday, the ecm and GFS show a more
significant area of low pressure aloft swinging down from the
gulf of alaska. Models have been fairly consistent in their
development of this system, as well as a southeast trajectory into
california. There is uncertainty in the intensity of this system
-- if it remains a closed low or weakens into an open wave is not
clear at this time. Either way, it looks like it could bring a
chance of precipitation into the central california early next
week, but the exact timing and intensity of this storm system are
unknown this far out.
In the san joaquin valley, expect areas of MVFR visibilities due to
haze and mist, except local ifr lifr in fog from 06z to 18z
Wednesday. MVFR ceilings with local ifr expected through 18z Wed due
to low clouds over the sierra foothills. OtherwiseVFR conditions
will prevail over central california through the next 24 hours.
Air quality issues
On Wednesday december 19 2018... Fireplace wood stove burning
status is: no burning unless registered in fresno and kings
Further information is available at valleyair.Org
The level of certainty for days 1 and 2 is medium.
The level of certainty for days 3 through 7 is medium.
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|Fresno, Fresno Air Terminal, CA||33 mi||73 min||N 0||10.00 mi||A Few Clouds||56°F||48°F||77%||1026.8 hPa|
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