Tuesday, October16, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Bishop, CA

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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 7:06AMSunset 6:20PM Tuesday October 16, 2018 6:13 PM PDT (01:13 UTC) Moonrise 2:06PMMoonset 12:00AM Illumination 50% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 7 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 Bishop, CA
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Area Discussion for - Las Vegas, NV
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204 pm pdt Tue oct 16 2018

Synopsis Plenty of cloudiness in our skies through Wednesday, but
little precipitation expected as an area of low pressure stays over
arizona and utah. Gradually moderating temperatures are expected the
rest of the week. Another weak area of low pressure may produce
another round of showers Sunday into early next week.

Short term Through Thursday night.

West of the colorado river valley temperatures running some 4-6
degrees warmer than yesterday. However, along and east of the
colorado river temperatures are about the same as yesterday, thanks
to the considerable cloudiness across mohave county. Any measurable
precipitation so far looks to be along and east of a line from the
grand canyon south rim to prescott.

Upper low over southwest arizona progged to steadily shift northward
across arizona tonight, eventually ending up over southern utah
Wednesday. Extensive swath of cloudiness north of the low will
continue to be thrown westward across mohave county and into
southern nevada and southeast california through Wednesday. The
cloudiness will finally shift east on Thursday as the upper low
weakens and shifts east across southern utah. As for any
precipitation. Still only expecting a few showers over the higher
terrain and far eastern areas of mohave county tonight and
Wednesday. Any precipitation will be light due to lack of lift and
a shallow layer of drier air near the surface.

Temperatures will continue their gradual recovery from
Monday's chill with values closer to normal Thursday.

Long term Friday through Tuesday.

The key difference in the long range guidance tonight vs this time
yesterday is subtle differences in the evolution of the closed low
Friday and into the weekend. A more progressive shortwave out of
canada will serve to cut off the low center from the overall flow
pattern and trap it under a developing ridge axis over the western
conus by the weekend. As the remnant low shifts westward towards
southern california and eventually off-shore, it should again pull
moisture northward and into the region Saturday night and Sunday.

Went ahead and raised pops for this time frame in collaboration with
neighbors. QPF values still do not look too substantial at this
point per wpc guidance.

Temperature-wise, gradual warming through the week is expected, with
highs in the las vegas valley reaching the low 80s by the weekend.

Looking at the CPC 8-14 day temperature outlook, a fairly strong
signal for above average temperatures looks to be on the horizon as
the next stout upper low approaches the pacific northwest early next
week.

Aviation For mccarran... Northeast wind 10-15kts, gusts to 20 kts
will continue for the rest of the afternoon. Winds should decrease
this evening and could favor a northwest direction with speeds less
than 10 kts. A shift from due north to east of north is expected
between 17z-19z Wednesday, as wind speeds could get as high as 12
kts. Considerable mid high clouds expected to stick around tonight
before starting to decrease Wednesday afternoon.

For the rest of southern nevada, northwest arizona and southeast
california... Considerable mid high clouds expected to stick around
mohave county tonight before starting to decrease Wednesday
afternoon. North winds will continue through the next 24 hours for
the colorado river valley terminals, but considerably less gusty on
Wednesday.

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

Short term aviation... Pierce
long term... Tb3
for more forecast information... See us on our webpage:
http: weather.Gov lasvegas or follow us on facebook and twitter


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Bishop, Bishop Airport, CA2 mi18 minS 510.00 miFair67°F19°F16%1017.8 hPa

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