Saturday, March23, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Carmet, 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 7:08AMSunset 7:27PM Saturday March 23, 2019 8:00 AM PDT (15:00 UTC) Moonrise 9:47PMMoonset 8:07AM Illumination 93% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 17 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 Coastal Waters From Point Arena To Point Reyes California Out To 10 Nm- 242 Am Pdt Sat Mar 23 2019
.small craft advisory in effect through Sunday morning...
Today..NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 16 seconds and S around 1 ft at 13 seconds.
Tonight..NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 16 seconds and S around 1 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun..SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds and S around 1 ft at 18 seconds.
Sun night..SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 9 ft at 14 seconds and S around 1 ft at 19 seconds. Rain.
Mon..W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds and S around 1 ft at 18 seconds. Rain.
Mon night..SE winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds and S around 1 ft at 18 seconds.
Tue..S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 8 ft and S 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
Wed..W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 9 ft and sw around 1 ft. Rain likely.
PZZ500 242 Am Pdt Sat Mar 23 2019
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... Rain showers will decrease in coverage through the morning hours as a front passes through the region. Behind the front, winds will become to west to northwest. A moderate long-period northwest swell will impact the area through Saturday night. Winds will become southerly again on Sunday before increasing Sunday night as another frontal system approaches.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Carmet, 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
439 am pdt Sat mar 23 2019

Synopsis A frontal boundary will move from northwest to
southeast across the early Saturday, resulting in widespread
rainfall. Mainly dry conditions are expected over the weekend with
unsettled weather likely to return during at least the first half
of next week.

Discussion As of 2:56 am pdt Saturday... Moderate to heavy rain
is currently impacting portions of the bay area as a cold front
continues to move through the region. Latest surface analysis puts
the cold front currently bisecting the san francisco bay. Kmux
radar imagery continues to show moderate to heavy echoes along and
ahead of the front. Rainfall amounts over the last 24 hours have
been greatest across the north bay with a few jackpots of 2-3" in
the higher terrain. The recent rains have led to stream rises
across the north bay, but nothing of notable concern.

Latest short term models indicate the front will continue to
slowly push southward across the rest of the forecast area through
early Saturday morning. As the front moves from N to S steady
rainfall will diminish. This trend can already be seen with rain
already ending across the north bay. A few lingering showers will
be possible across southern areas through mid-morning, but most
areas north of monterey bay will be dry. Despite a passing cold
front, snow levels will remain just high enough to not see any
frozen precip. Profiler along the big sur coast has kept snow
levels above 6k feet. By Saturday afternoon much of the bay area
will see clearing skies, but cool temperatures. Added some patchy
fog to the forecast Saturday night for the north bay valleys
given the ample low level moisture.

Dry weather is expected for Sunday with seasonably cool
temperatures.

Rain will return to the bay area Sunday night as another cold
front is forecast to sweep across the region. Rain will initially
start over the north bay Sunday night, before spreading southward
by Monday morning. Unlike the current cold front, the Sunday
night front looks to fizzle once it gets south of san jose.

Therefore, rainfall amounts will be greatest across the north bay
and much less south of san jose. A few lingering showers will be
possible Monday afternoon evening. Some of the medium range
models keep a few showers on Tuesday as well with the dissipating
front.

Another disturbance will bring another round of rain Tuesday
night in Thursday. Finally see a drier period next Friday into
Saturday.

Aviation As of 4:40 am pdt Saturday... For 12z tafs. Cold front
is presently passing through the san francisco bay area. As of
the 12z TAF issuance, terminals are generally reportingVFR MVFR
conditions along with light to moderate rain. Rain chances will
drop off over the next 1-2 hours at most terminals in the wake of
the frontal passage withVFR conditions likely to prevail by mid-
morning onward. Can't rule out some very localized fog around
sunrise in the north bay. Will likely see some post-frontal
convective cumulus stratocumulus as the day progresses. In
addition, can't rule out a stray rain shower in the afternoon, but
chances seem rather low at this point. Winds will become west to
northwest behind the front and through the rest of the day.

Vicinity of ksfo...VFR conditions will likely prevail through the
day as the front is now to the east of the terminal. The moderate
rainfall overnight will quickly come to an end with some isolated
showers lingering for another hour or two. Will likely see
few scattered cumulus build-ups by the afternoon, generally
at above 3,000 ft. Winds will become more west to northwest by
mid-morning, increasing to around 10-15 kt by the afternoon.

Sfo bridge approach... Similar to ksfo.

Monterey bay terminals... Light to moderate rain will come to an
end at mry and sns in the next few hours as a cold front passes
through the area. After the rain comes to an end,VFR conditions
are forecast to prevail. Can't rule out some sct or even bkn
cumulus build-ups this afternoon. Winds will become onshore after
the frontal passage.

Marine As of 2:42 am pdt Saturday... Rain showers will decrease
in coverage through the morning hours as a front passes through
the region. Behind the front, winds will become to west to
northwest. A moderate long-period northwest swell will impact the
area through Saturday night. Winds will become southerly again on
Sunday before increasing Sunday night as another frontal system
approaches.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tday Sca... Pt arena to pt reyes 0-10 nm
sca... Pt reyes to pigeon pt 0-10 nm
sca... Pigeon pt to pt pinos 0-10 nm
sca... Pt pinos to pt piedras blancas 0-10 nm
sca... Pt arena to pigeon pt 10-60 nm
sca... Pigeon pt to pt piedras blancas 10-60 nm
sca... Rough bar advisory for sf bar
sca... Mry bay from 10 am
public forecast: mm
aviation: rowe
marine: rowe
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46013 - Bodega Bay - 48NM North Northwest of San Francisco, CA 15 mi31 min NNW 9.7 G 14 54°F1021.6 hPa
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 26 mi43 min 55°F1021.2 hPa
46214 - Point Reyes, CA (029) 36 mi31 min 55°F11 ft
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 44 mi31 min NW 12 G 16 54°F 55°F1022.1 hPa
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 47 mi61 min 55°F9 ft
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 47 mi49 min 53°F 56°F1020.7 hPa
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 48 mi43 min 53°F 1020.6 hPa

Wind History for Point Reyes, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport, CA17 mi68 minN 010.00 miPatches Fog47°F46°F97%1019.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Bodega Harbor entrance, California
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Bodega Harbor entrance
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Sat -- 01:17 AM PDT     5.90 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:11 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:40 AM PDT     0.13 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 09:06 AM PDT     Moonset
Sat -- 01:53 PM PDT     5.10 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:26 PM PDT     Sunset
Sat -- 07:47 PM PDT     1.18 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 10:47 PM PDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Salt Point, California Current
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Sat -- 02:14 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:10 AM PDT     -1.40 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 07:12 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:50 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 09:07 AM PDT     Moonset
Sat -- 11:46 AM PDT     1.17 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 03:00 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:36 PM PDT     -1.08 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 07:28 PM PDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:04 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 10:48 PM PDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 11:55 PM PDT     0.98 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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