Tuesday, June27, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Tomales, CA

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Sunrise 5:48AMSunset 8:39PM Tuesday June 27, 2017 7:10 PM PDT (02:10 UTC) Moonrise 8:58AMMoonset 10:42PM Illumination 16% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 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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PZZ540 Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 Nm- 152 Pm Pdt Tue Jun 27 2017
.small craft advisory in effect through Thursday afternoon...
Tonight..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell nw 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and sw 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Wed..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Wed night..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
Thu..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. N swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
Thu night..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Fri..NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft...increasing to 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.
Sat..NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.
Sun..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.
PZZ500 152 Pm Pdt Tue Jun 27 2017
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... High pressure will continue to build into the eastern pacific through the rest of the week. As such, moderate to strong northerly winds will continue to increase over the waters and bays through the majority of the forecast period. Southerly swell and wind driven waves will dominate and persist through Wednesday morning.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Tomales, 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
505 pm pdt Tue jun 27 2017

Synopsis Seasonably cool temperatures can be expected today
with a very gradual warming trend through Friday as a ridge
builds into our region. Outside of drizzle, dry weather the next
7 days with night and morning coastal clouds followed by sunny
afternoons is forecast.

Discussion As of 1:03 pm pdt Tuesday... Visible satellite shows
the morning stratus continuing to clear out across most inland
areas. A few locations remain impacted with low clouds as of 1 pm
pdt, including san francisco and oakland airports. The san
francisco to sacramento surface pressure gradient has increased
slightly from what it was at 24 hours ago (2.6 mb vs. 2.1 mb), and
the marine layer is a bit deeper between 2,000 and 2,500 ft.

Expect skies to continue to improve through the middle of the
afternoon.

Synoptically we still have an upper level high centered over baja
california that is enabling hot and dry conditions to persist
over the southern third of the golden state. Closer to our area,
temperatures are much cooler than they were several days ago with
zonal flow overhead and onshore flow. Expect temperatures to reach
the upper 50s to the low 70s along the coast, and 70s to middle
80s across the inland valleys and mountains. The santa lucia
range, southern salinas valley, and pinnacles national park areas
will likely see temperatures MAX out in the upper 80s to the low
90s this afternoon.

On Wednesday temperatures will nudge upward a few degrees for most
inland areas as high pressure begins to rebuild over the west
coast. This gradual warming trend will continue through Friday
with temperatures within a few degrees of normal for the end of
june. Coastal areas may see subtle warming through the end of the
week, but by only several degrees at most. Models are advertising
a short wave trough to push onshore for the weekend that would
bring some cooling to the area. Aside the isolated coastal drizzle
associated with morning marine stratus, dry conditions are
expected to continue for the foreseeable future.

Aviation As of 4:43 pm pdt Tuesday... For 00z tafs. Widespread
low clouds prevail across the coastal waters at this hour. Low
cloud will push inland this evening and overnight bringing CIGS to
area terminals. CIGS anticipated to lift around 16z-17z Wednesday
morning. Moderate onshore flow will persist through this evening
then diminish overnight.

Moderate confidence.

Vicinity of ksfo...VFR currently over terminals. MVFR CIGS may
drift over the terminals over the next several hours before ifr
cigs fill in. Have included tempo groups to account for this. Cigs
anticipated to clear around 17z Wednesday morning. Moderate
onshore flow around 15-20 kt with gust to around 25 kt will
persist through this evening then diminish overnight.

Sfo bridge approach... Similar to ksfo.

Monterey bay terminals... CurrentlyVFR over terminals. MVFR cigs
may move in and out over the terminals over the next few hours
before CIGS fill in. Have included tempo groups to account for
this. CIGS are anticipated to lower to ifr after 06z then lifr
after 08z. Anticipated skies to clear around 17z Wednesday
morning. Moderate onshore flow around 15 kt with gust to around
20 kt will persist through this evening then diminish overnight.

Ifr CIGS quickly clearing around mry.

Should be clr at all monterey bay terminals by 18-1830z. Breezy
and occasionally gusty west winds 12-14kt this afternoon. Early
return of stratus for mry, around 03z, and sns around 06z.

Marine As of 1:52 pm pdt Tuesday... High pressure will continue
to build into the eastern pacific through the rest of the week.

As such, moderate to strong northerly winds will continue to
increase over the waters and bays through the majority of the
forecast period. Southerly swell and wind driven waves will
dominate and persist through Wednesday morning.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tngt Sca... Sf bay until 9 pm
sca... Mry bay until 9 pm
sca... Pigeon pt to pt pinos 0-10 nm until 9 pm
sca... Pt arena to pt reyes 0-10 nm
sca... Pt pinos to pt piedras blancas 0-10 nm
sca... Pt arena to pigeon pt 10-60 nm
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marine: bam
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 14 mi41 min W 12 G 16 60°F 55°F1013.9 hPa
46013 - Bodega Bay - 48NM North Northwest of San Francisco, CA 21 mi21 min WNW 18 G 23 56°F 55°F5 ft1013.4 hPa54°F
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 30 mi81 min WNW 16 G 18 57°F 58°F4 ft1014.4 hPa (-0.9)
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 32 mi49 min SW 11 63°F 1013 hPa
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 32 mi41 min 57°F4 ft
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 33 mi41 min SSW 5.1 G 8 65°F 62°F1012.5 hPa
46214 - Point Reyes, CA (029) 34 mi41 min 57°F6 ft
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 35 mi41 min SW 9.9 G 12 64°F 1013 hPa
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 36 mi41 min W 11 G 14 67°F 1012.1 hPa
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 36 mi41 min WSW 12 G 18 59°F 58°F1013.8 hPa
PXSC1 39 mi41 min 61°F 55°F
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 39 mi41 min WSW 15 G 20 59°F 1012.3 hPa
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 41 mi41 min W 17 G 24 60°F 1013.2 hPa
OBXC1 41 mi41 min 59°F 56°F
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 41 mi41 min W 19 G 24
LNDC1 43 mi41 min WSW 13 G 18 60°F 1013.7 hPa
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 43 mi41 min W 14 G 19 67°F 69°F1012.2 hPa57°F
UPBC1 44 mi41 min W 18 G 22
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 44 mi41 min W 6 G 11 61°F 68°F1014.2 hPa
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 47 mi86 min W 13 73°F 1011 hPa59°F
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 48 mi41 min WSW 17 G 20 68°F 72°F1011.6 hPa

Wind History for Point Reyes, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Petaluma Municipal Airport, CA17 mi16 minW 88.00 miFair63°F55°F77%1013.2 hPa
Novato / Gnoss Field, CA20 mi56 minVar 4 G 1710.00 miFair66°F53°F64%1012.9 hPa
Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport, CA23 mi18 minSSE 1110.00 miFair69°F54°F59%1010.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Blakes Landing, Tomales Bay, California
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Blakes Landing
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Tue -- 02:36 AM PDT     5.36 feet High Tide
Tue -- 05:50 AM PDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 09:57 AM PDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 10:00 AM PDT     -0.90 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 04:35 PM PDT     4.63 feet High Tide
Tue -- 08:38 PM PDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:23 PM PDT     1.86 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 11:42 PM PDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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3.64.55.25.34.93.92.71.30.1-0.6-0.9-0.60.31.42.73.84.54.64.23.52.82.21.92

Tide / Current Tables for Point Reyes, California Current
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Point Reyes
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Tue -- 02:44 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 05:51 AM PDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 05:59 AM PDT     -1.58 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 09:53 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 09:58 AM PDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 12:57 PM PDT     1.26 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 04:20 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 06:41 PM PDT     -0.86 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 08:38 PM PDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:08 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 11:42 PM PDT     Moonset
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 (22,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Sacramento, CA
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