Monday, December10, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Weskan, KS

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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 7:47AMSunset 5:25PM Monday December 10, 2018 7:10 PM CST (01:10 UTC) Moonrise 10:36AMMoonset 8:34PM Illumination 12% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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 Weskan, KS
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Area Discussion for - Goodland, KS
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458 pm mst Mon dec 10 2018

Short term (this evening through Thursday)
issued at 210 pm mst Mon dec 10 2018
tonight-Tuesday... Mid and high level clouds increase from west to
east overnight and into the morning ahead of an upper level
trough. By late in the day clouds decrease from west to east.

Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph tonight shift to the northwest late
tomorrow morning through the afternoon with gusts around 25 mph
for some. Low temperatures should range from the low to mid teens
in snow covered areas from trenton to norton and points
east northeast as well as in the tribune and leoti areas to the
low 20s elsewhere. High temperatures range from the low to mid 40s
across the northeast and eastern parts of the area to the low 50s
elsewhere.

Tuesday night-Wednesday... Decreasing cloudiness during the night
with low temperatures in the upper teens to mid 20s. Clouds
increase across the northwest half of the area in the afternoon
ahead of an approaching upper level trough and cold front. High
temperatures in the low to upper 50s.

Wednesday night-Thursday... Cold front moves through the area
during the night with north to northwest winds gusting up to 50
mph... Strongest along and west of the co ks border. A fairly
narrow band of 850-500mb moisture moves south through the area
supporting slight chance pops for primarily snow showers. Could be
a mix or just rain showers for a few hours in the evening before
the colder air changes it over. Low temperatures in the low to mid
20s west... Mid 20s to around 30 east. Dry weather returns for
Thursday under rapidly decreasing cloudiness. Northwest winds
gusting to 40 mph or so will exist in the morning before slowly
decreasing in the afternoon and by sunset be in the 10 to 15 mph
range. High temperatures cool back into the low to mid 40s which
is very close to normal for mid december.

Long term (Thursday night through Monday)
issued at 210 pm mst Mon dec 10 2018
from Thursday night through Monday the forecast is rather benign.

An upper level short wave ridge will move through, followed by an
upper level short wave trough Saturday. Behind the short wave
trough another short wave ridge will move through early next week.

Current data indicates the trough passage Saturday will be dry.

Any precipitation development will be well north of the forecast
area due to the dry air over the central plains accompanying the
trough east. A weak cold front will also accompany the trough
Saturday night. WAA returns Sunday afternoon, so there should be a
minimal impact to highs compared to Saturday.

Most of the gefs, gfs, ECMWF are in good agreement with the
track speed of the trough Saturday. Some of the GEFS members
differ regarding the intensity, or lack there of. However, with
most model data keeping the trough over the northern plains,
confidence is moderate that the track will not change in the
coming days, likely leaving the forecast area dry.

Temperatures from Thursday night through Monday will be fairly
constant, with highs in the low to mid 50s and lows in the 20s.

Aviation (for the 00z tafs through 00z Tuesday evening)
issued at 455 pm mst Mon dec 10 2018
gld:VFR conditions will rule through the TAF period. Light
sw-ssw winds overnight will shift to the nnw-n and strengthen to
15-20 knots by late morning (15-18z), increasing to 20-24 knots
with gusts as high as 30-34 knots during the afternoon. Northerly
winds will abruptly weaken to ~10 knots AOA sunset (22-23z) --
becoming light variable or calm thereafter as high pressure
builds over northwest kansas.

Mck:VFR conditions will rule through the TAF period. Light
and variable winds will prevail through Tuesday morning. Winds
will shift to the nw-nnw at 7-12 knots early Tuesday afternoon,
becoming light variable or calm AOA sunset as high pressure
builds over southwest nebraska and northwest kansas.

Gld watches warnings advisories
Ks... None.

Co... None.

Ne... None.

Short term... 99
long term... Jtl
aviation... Vincent


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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Burlington - Carson County Airport, CO29 mi17 minSSW 910.00 miFair31°F3°F31%1023.5 hPa

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