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Valley Springs, CA

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Sunrise 6:49AMSunset 7:07PM Wednesday September 19, 2018 11:59 PM PDT (06:59 UTC) Moonrise 3:22PMMoonset 12:38AM Illumination 78% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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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PZZ531 San Francisco Bay South Of The Bay Bridge- 826 Pm Pdt Wed Sep 19 2018
Tonight..W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... Becoming nw 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Thu..W winds 5 to 15 kt.
Thu night..N winds 5 to 15 kt.
Fri..NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Fri night..NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Sat..NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Sat night..W winds 5 to 15 kt.
Sun..W winds 5 to 10 kt.
Mon..W winds 5 to 10 kt.
PZZ500 826 Pm Pdt Wed Sep 19 2018
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... High pressure over the eastern pacific combined with thermal low pressure over the interior will keep gusty northwest winds through Thursday. Winds will decrease late in the week as the high weakens and the thermal trough shifts to the coast.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Valley Springs, CA
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Area Discussion for - Sacramento, CA
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national weather service sacramento ca
311 pm pdt Wed sep 19 2018

Synopsis
Warmer weather continues into next week. Critical fire weather
concerns tonight and Thursday. Patchy smoke and haze will persist,
mainly locally over northern portions of shasta county.

Discussion
It is a warm, sunny day across interior norcal. Temperatures this
afternoon are warmer than this time yesterday, especially in the
valley where temperatures are ranging from 5 to 10 degrees warmer.

Afternoon highs will peak in the upper 80s to low 90s in the
valley and 60s to 70s in the mountains.

A weak trough moved over the area this morning and will slowly
move east across the great basin through Thursday. Northerly winds
have returned to the forecast area as we remain on the western
side of the trough. Winds are forecast to increase overnight
through Thursday, with gusts of up to 20-30 mph possible Thursday
afternoon over the northern portion of the forecast area.

Ridging will continue to build over california through the rest of
the week. Temperatures continue to increase with most locations
hitting about 4 to 8 degrees above normal Thursday and Friday.

Widespread valley temperatures in the 90s are forecast through
Friday.

The combination of northerly winds and warmer temperatures have
caused relative humidities to drop significantly today in portions
of the northern valley and coastal range. Rh values are expected
to remain low tomorrow with poor overnight recoveries. As such,
the dry conditions and gusty winds will produce critical fire
weather conditions, and the fire weather watch has been upgraded
to a red flag warning through Thursday evening. Hec
.Extended discussion (Sunday through Wednesday)
upper trof exits the pac NW and moves over the NRN rockys on sun.

Nwly flow in its wake will bring seasonably warm temps to our CWA to
end the weekend. But this is only the beginning of a warm period as
the aforementioned trof in part, begins to dig out a broad trof over
the mid section of the usa and a rex block pattern develops over the
ern pac for the remainder of the efp. With the models converging to
a similar solution of high pressure building along the W coast
during this period, some warm temps are expected in our cwa.

The wr modtrend tool continues to show higher 5h heights along the w
coast over the last several runs, and thus we have continued to
trend the efp warmer with a reasonable amount of confidence. Short
term nwp indicates MAX temps in the mid 90s over the N end of the
sac vly with 850 mbs temps in the low to mid 20s deg c. With the
medium range models forecasting slightly warmer 850 mbs temps in the
efp (mid to upper 20s deg c) we have pushed the MAX temps even
warmer there and elsewhere in our cwa, eventually to some 5-10
degrees above normal over much of our CWA Tue wed. In the middle of
summer, these 850 mbs temps would support temps in the low to mid
100s, but have tempered the warming due to the waning Sun angle as
the autumnal equinox begins this Sat at 654 pm pdt.

There will be the possibility of some moderate to locally breezy
nly winds at times Sun mon, but nothing anonymously strong. As
high pressure settles over the region Tue wed, the nly flow will
weaken. Jhm

Aviation
Dry stable air mass over interior norcal through Thu withVFR skc
conditions except for local MVFR ifr vsbys due to smoke near the
delta wild fire in shasta co. Nly flow gradually increasing
tonight as high pressure builds over or. Nly winds expected to
gust to 25-30 kts over krdd krbl TAF sites after 20 1600 utc.

Band of 25-30 kts 925 mbs winds (roughly 2 kft msl) forecast to
increase after 20 03 utc to 20 18 utc mainly on W side of sac vly
and into lake napa counties N bay mtns causing light to moderate
turbulence for light aircraft. Nly flow will negate marine layer
and its influence inland.

Sto watches warnings advisories
Red flag warning from 7 pm this evening to 7 pm pdt Thursday for
central sacramento valley in glenn, colusa, yuba, northern
sutter, and butte county below 1000 ft-eastern mendocino nf-
eastern portion of shasta trinity nf-lake county portion of lake-
napa-sonoma unit-northern sacramento valley to southern tehama
county line below 1000 ft-northern sierra foothills from 1000 to
3000 ft. Includes portions of shasta-trinity and butte units-
southeast edge shasta-trinity nf and western portions of tehama-
glenn unit-southern sacramento valley in yolo-sacramento far
western placer, southern sutter and solano county below 1000 ft.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 65 mi74 min S 2.9 63°F 1009 hPa48°F
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 66 mi47 min SW 9.9 G 11 67°F 67°F1009.7 hPa
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 84 mi47 min WSW 1 G 1.9 62°F 67°F1010.6 hPa

Wind History for Port Chicago, CA
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Airport Reports
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2 days agoSW63Calm3CalmCalm--CalmCalmCalmCalmCalm--CalmCalmCalmCalmS3S6------4--

Tide / Current Tables for Stockton, San Joaquin River, California
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Tide / Current Tables for Borden Highway Bridge, San Joaquin River, San Joaquin River, California
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Sacramento, CA (2,6,7,8)
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