Monday, March18, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Paskenta, CA

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What's New / NOTES
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 7:12AMSunset 7:18PM Monday March 18, 2019 7:19 PM PDT (02:19 UTC) Moonrise 3:44PMMoonset 5:04AM Illumination 96% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 13 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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PZZ455 Cape Mendocino To Pt Arena Out 10 Nm- 246 Pm Pdt Mon Mar 18 2019
.small craft advisory in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening...
Tonight..SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves se 4 ft at 6 seconds... And W 7 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
Tue..S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves S 5 ft at 7 seconds...and W 8 ft at 15 seconds.
Tue night..E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves S 5 ft at 7 seconds... And W 9 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
Wed..N winds 5 kt. Waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds...and W 9 ft at 13 seconds.
Wed night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves nw 3 ft at 5 seconds... And W 8 ft at 14 seconds.
Thu..W winds 5 kt. Waves W 7 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri..S winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves sw 5 ft at 8 seconds...and W 13 ft at 17 seconds.
Sat..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves W 14 ft at 14 seconds.
PZZ400 246 Pm Pdt Mon Mar 18 2019
Synopsis for northern california waters..Generally light winds will prevail through today, with southerlies strengthening on Tuesday. Otherwise, a westerly swell train will continue through next week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Paskenta, CA
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Area Discussion for - Sacramento, CA
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328 pm pdt Mon mar 18 2019

Synopsis
Dry and mild weather into Tuesday. Precipitation chances return
Tuesday night bringing high mountain snow with travel delays
through Wednesday night. Another wet system is possible late
Friday into Saturday.

Discussion
Dry and mild once again today, with temperatures 1 to 5 degrees
warmer than this time yesterday. The warmest spot is stockton,
where it was 78 degrees at 3 pm pdt, with 70s across the rest of
the valley. Today will be the warmest day of the week, with more
clouds and unsettled weather for the rest of the week. Highs are
expected to cool a bit over the valley on Tuesday as the leading
edge of a pacific system approaches bringing increasing clouds and
a return to cooler onshore flow.

The system gradually spreads in Tuesday, with precipitation
arriving by evening. A winter weather advisory has been issued for
the northern sierra from 8 pm pdt Tuesday to 11 pm pdt Wednesday
above 6000 feet due to travel delays and chain controls from snow.

Snow will initially be light and at pass levels (around 7200
feet), then become moderate in heavier convective showers after
midnight, with snow levels dropping to around 5500 feet Wednesday.

Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches, with localized amounts
up to 12 inches are possible.

Valley total rainfall will be around 0.25" to 0.50" through early
Thursday. Wet commutes are expected Wednesday morning and
afternoon and could cause minor delays.

Wednesday afternoon and early evening thunderstorms are possible,
mainly over the northern san joaquin valley and through the
motherlode as the core of the upper low edges northward into the
area. Instability depends to some degree on sunlight from afternoon
clearing.

A relative break in showers is expected on Thursday under short
wave ridging ahead of a stronger system late in the week. Ek
.Extended discussion (Friday through Monday)
by Friday morning, the main upper low will be located over the
southwestern us with predominantly dry conditions over northern
california. A trough approaches the area by Friday and and a quick
system looks to bring more rain and mountain snow. Precipitation
amounts have been trending down with this storm only a tenth of an
inch up to a half inch expected for the duration of this system
through Saturday morning. For now, snow amounts may only be a couple
inches with snow levels mainly above 6000 feet. Upper ridging moves
across the area Saturday into Sunday bringing a break in
precipitation before models hint at another system which may impact
the region early next week. Valley high temperatures remain in the
60s Friday through the weekend, with higher elevations in the 40s
and 50s.

Aviation
Another quiet day withVFR conditions and winds generally below
10kts.

Sto watches warnings advisories
Winter weather advisory from 8 pm Tuesday to 11 pm pdt Wednesday
for west slope northern sierra nevada.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46014 - PT ARENA - 19NM North of Point Arena, CA 90 mi20 min S 7.8 G 9.7 51°F 54°F1013.1 hPa (-0.6)
ANVC1 - 9416841 - Arena Cove, CA 93 mi32 min NNE 1.9 G 5.1 51°F 52°F1013.5 hPa

Wind History for Arena Cove, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Red Bluff, Red Bluff Municipal Airport, CA23 mi26 minN 010.00 miFair73°F44°F35%1012.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Westport, California
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Westport
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Mon -- 03:26 AM PDT     2.12 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:08 AM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 07:21 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:24 AM PDT     6.13 feet High Tide
Mon -- 04:07 PM PDT     -0.74 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 04:49 PM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 07:25 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:59 PM PDT     5.30 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Fort Bragg Landing, California
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Fort Bragg Landing
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Mon -- 03:28 AM PDT     2.12 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:08 AM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 07:22 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:25 AM PDT     6.23 feet High Tide
Mon -- 04:09 PM PDT     -0.74 feet Low Tide
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Mon -- 11:00 PM PDT     5.40 feet High Tide
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