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Marine Weather and Tides
Black Point-Green Point, CA

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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 5:46AMSunset 8:38PM Friday June 23, 2017 11:59 AM PDT (18:59 UTC) Moonrise 4:35AMMoonset 7:17PM Illumination 0% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 29 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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PZZ530 San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta And San Francisco Bay North Of The Bay Bridge- 831 Am Pdt Fri Jun 23 2017
.small craft advisory in effect through this evening...
Today..SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
Tonight..SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sat..SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Patchy fog in the morning.
Sat night..SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
Sun..SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
Mon..SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
Tue..SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
PZZ500 831 Am Pdt Fri Jun 23 2017
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... Generally light southerly winds over the coastal waters today. Onshore winds will be breezy through the golden gate gap and across the northern san francisco bay. Northwest winds return this weekend. Generally decreasing seas through the coming days.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Black Point-Green Point, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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national weather service san francisco bay area
1044 am pdt Fri jun 23 2017

Synopsis Cooling trend starts today for most areas as onshore
flow returns. The far interior valleys will remain seasonably
warm through this evening. The overall trend this weekend and into
next week will be a return to more seasonable temperatures along
with more extensive night and morning low clouds followed by sunny
afternoons.

Discussion As of 08:20 am pdt Friday... Turn on the ac, the
natural ac that is. Morning visible satellite reveals a more
"summer" like pattern with widespread low clouds and patchy fog.

The latest 24 hour trend indicates much cooler conditions this
morning. For instance, livermore is currently 14 degrees colder
than yesterday at this time. The cooling is likely attributed to
the increase marine layer and a breaking down of the strong high
pressure. The cooler temps can also be found in the hills as well,
but thermal belts are still active with temps in the 70s and low
80s.

For today... Much needed relief for the entire region. Will keep
heat advisories going through this evening as far interior
locations will still exceed 90 degrees despite the cooling trend.

No update planned at this time.

Prev discussion As of 3:34 am pdt Friday...

looking at the 06z NAM graphical and MOS output numbers confidence
is growing that the overall trend this weekend will be continued
cooling back to or even slightly below normal by Sunday afternoon.

In general it looks like a more normal summer time weather
pattern this weekend across the bay area with night and morning
low clouds pulling back to the coast and followed by clear and
warm afternoons.

Latest ECMWF keeps a zonal or slightly cyclonic flow aloft off the
coast for next week implying near normal temperatures with dry
weather forecast. Longer range solutions later next week or
towards the end of the month show more pronounced ridging with
potential for another round of weak offshore flow and associated
warming.

Aviation As of 10:41 am pdt Friday... For 18z tafs. Current
visible satellite shows marine layer mixing out nicely over land,
resulting inVFR at all TAF sites. Marine layer is expected to
remain just offshore through the afternoon, but will likely push
back onshore this evening and overnight. Generally light onshore
winds today, except breezy onshore winds through coastal gaps and
valleys, including near ksfo, by this afternoon and evening.

Forecast confidence: moderate
vicinity of ksfo... CurrentlyVFR. Ifr CIGS expected to return
overnight tonight, sometime around 10z at ksfo, and sooner for
koak. Breezy afternoon winds this afternoon, around 15-20 kt.

Sfo bridge approach... Lifr-ifr CIGS expected around 08-09z over
the approach.

Monterey bay terminals...VFR through the afternoon, with early
return of stratus this evening, around 02-03z. Early morning
lifr CIGS and fog possible before sunrise. Generally light winds
this afternoon, occasionally breezy.

Marine As of 10:23 am pdt Friday... Generally light southerly
winds over the coastal waters today. Onshore winds will be breezy
through the golden gate gap and across the northern san francisco
bay. Northwest winds return this weekend. Generally decreasing
seas through the coming days.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tday Heat advisory... Caz510-511-517-518
sca... Sf bay
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 13 mi48 min SW 12 G 14 66°F 1012.4 hPa
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 14 mi54 min SSW 5.1 G 8 62°F 63°F1013 hPa
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 15 mi48 min 62°F 1013 hPa
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 16 mi102 min SSW 9.9 G 13 60°F 1013.4 hPa
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 21 mi48 min WNW 17 G 19 69°F 72°F1012.2 hPa61°F
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 21 mi48 min WSW 2.9 G 13 57°F 58°F1013.9 hPa
UPBC1 21 mi54 min WNW 18 G 20
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 22 mi48 min WNW 9.9 G 12 60°F 1013.3 hPa
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 22 mi48 min W 13 G 18 62°F 1012.3 hPa
PXSC1 22 mi48 min 63°F 55°F
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 23 mi54 min W 11 G 12
OBXC1 23 mi48 min 61°F 56°F
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 23 mi60 min 56°F5 ft
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 25 mi48 min W 20 G 22 69°F 72°F1011.5 hPa
LNDC1 25 mi54 min NNW 5.1 G 8 64°F 1013.1 hPa
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 26 mi75 min W 12 73°F 1011 hPa62°F
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 26 mi48 min W 6 G 8.9 65°F 67°F1013.6 hPa
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 26 mi48 min SE 8.9 G 11 59°F 57°F1013.4 hPa
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 30 mi70 min SE 5.8 G 7.8 55°F 55°F5 ft1013.7 hPa (+0.8)
PSBC1 - 9415115 - Pittsburg (Suisun Bay), CA 33 mi48 min NW 18 G 21 72°F 1010.6 hPa
RTYC1 - 9414523 - Redwood City, CA 44 mi48 min N 6 G 8 65°F 74°F1012.4 hPa
46013 - Bodega Bay - 48NM North Northwest of San Francisco, CA 44 mi40 min ESE 5.8 G 7.8 54°F 51°F1014 hPa54°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Novato / Gnoss Field, CA4 mi85 minN 810.00 miFair73°F59°F61%1012.5 hPa
Petaluma Municipal Airport, CA12 mi65 minNW 610.00 miFair72°F59°F65%1013.2 hPa
Napa, Napa County Airport, CA14 mi66 minSSW 1210.00 miFair73°F59°F62%1011.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Petaluma River entrance, San Pablo Bay, California
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Petaluma River entrance
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Fri -- 12:08 AM PDT     7.32 feet High Tide
Fri -- 05:36 AM PDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:47 AM PDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:40 AM PDT     -1.31 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 02:05 PM PDT     5.21 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:24 PM PDT     1.88 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:32 PM PDT     New Moon
Fri -- 08:16 PM PDT     Moonset
Fri -- 08:36 PM PDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Petaluma River Approach, San Pablo Bay, California Current
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Petaluma River Approach
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Fri -- 12:12 AM PDT     -0.01 knots Slack
Fri -- 03:41 AM PDT     -1.03 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 05:35 AM PDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:47 AM PDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:02 AM PDT     0.01 knots Slack
Fri -- 10:51 AM PDT     0.59 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 02:18 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 04:28 PM PDT     -0.37 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 06:52 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 07:32 PM PDT     New Moon
Fri -- 08:16 PM PDT     Moonset
Fri -- 08:36 PM PDT     Sunset
Fri -- 09:32 PM PDT     0.83 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA (14,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Sacramento, CA
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