Saturday, April21, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Sandwich, MA

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
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Sunrise 5:49AMSunset 7:30PM Saturday April 21, 2018 7:07 PM EDT (23:07 UTC) Moonrise 10:27AMMoonset 12:38AM Illumination 41% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 7 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 Sandwich CDP, MA
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Area Discussion for - Boston, MA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service boston norton ma
402 pm edt Sat apr 21 2018

Synopsis
High pressure remains in control through Tuesday bringing dry
weather with moderating temperatures. Wet weather returns
Wednesday into Thursday as low pressure moves through our
region. Mainly dry weather follows on Friday before becoming
dreary again next weekend.

Near term until 6 am Sunday morning
High pres builds in from the west tonight. Diminishing wind,
dry air and light winds will result in good radiational cooling
conditions and a chilly night. Lows will be mostly in the
low mid 30s with some upper 20s possible in the colder spots in
the ct valley and interior eastern ma.

Short term 6 am Sunday morning through Sunday night
High pres in control will result in clear skies and light winds
which will allow seabreezes to develop in the afternoon. Highs
will range from the upper 50s to lower 60s away from the
immediate coast. Another chilly night Sunday night with good
radiational cooling. Subfreezing temps likely in some of the
colder locations.

Long term Monday through Saturday
* highlights...

- warm up early next week, except where seabreezes develop
Monday
- wet and breezy midweek
- perhaps a reprieve Friday
- more showers possible Saturday
21 12z guidance remained in rather good agreement with the
overall synoptic pattern through Wednesday. Then typical timing
and amplitude differences creep into the solutions. Prefer a
consensus blend to smooth over the less predictable features for
this time range.

Expecting well defined mid level northern and southern stream
features to phase over the central appalachians about mid week.

Guidance remained consistent with that idea from previous runs.

It's how the pattern evolves after this phasing where some
questions remain, particularly with timing. In most cases,
looking like a period of wet weather sometime Wednesday, and
perhaps lingering into Thursday. Depending on timing, another
front may pass through our region sometime Friday into Saturday.

Temperature-wise, looking much closer to normal early next week.

Seabreezes likely on Monday, so cooler towards the coasts. Below
normal temperatures should return mid week, then remain near to
below normal into next weekend.

Aviation 20z Saturday through Thursday
Forecaster confidence levels...

low - less than 30 percent.

Moderate - 30 to 60 percent.

High - greater than 60 percent.

Short term through Sunday night ... High confidence.

Vfr through the period. NW gusts to 20 kt diminishing by this
evening. Lighter winds Sunday with coastal seabreezes
developing Sunday afternoon.

Kbos terminal... High confidence in taf. Moderate probability of
a sea breeze Sunday afternoon.

Kbdl terminal... High confidence in taf.

Outlook Monday through Thursday ... High confidence.

Monday through Tuesday:VFR.

Tuesday night: mainlyVFR, with local MVFR possible. Breezy.

Chance ra.

Wednesday: mainly MVFR, with areas ifr possible. Breezy. Ra
likely.

Wednesday night: mainlyVFR, with areas ifr possible. Breezy.

Chance ra.

Thursday: mainlyVFR, with local MVFR possible. Chance ra,
slight chance shra.

Marine
Forecaster confidence levels...

low - less than 30 percent.

Moderate - 30 to 60 percent.

High - greater than 60 percent.

Short term through Sunday night ... High confidence.

Light winds and seas. Winds turning onshore near the coast
Sunday afternoon as sea breezes develop.

Outlook Monday through Thursday ... High confidence.

Monday through Tuesday: winds less than 25 kt.

Tuesday night: winds less than 25 kt. Seas locally approaching
5 ft. Chance of rain.

Wednesday: low risk for small craft advisory winds with gusts
up to 25 kt. Local rough seas. Rain likely.

Wednesday night: winds less than 25 kt. Areas of rough seas.

Chance of rain.

Thursday: winds less than 25 kt. Areas of rough seas. Chance of
rain, slight chance of rain showers.

Box watches warnings advisories
Ct... None.

Ma... None.

Ri... None.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Belk kjc
near term... Kjc
short term... Kjc
long term... Belk
aviation... Belk kjc
marine... Belk kjc


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
44090 9 mi37 min 43°F1 ft
WAXM3 - Waquoit Bay Reserve, MA 14 mi82 min 5.1 50°F 1024 hPa32°F
BZBM3 - 8447930 - Woods Hole, MA 20 mi49 min 46°F 45°F1022.9 hPa
44020 - NANTUCKET SOUND 29 mi77 min SW 9.7 G 12 45°F 44°F1 ft1023.7 hPa (-0.9)40°F
FRVM3 - 8447386 - Fall River, MA 36 mi55 min 57°F 45°F1022.9 hPa
FRXM3 37 mi49 min 56°F 31°F
BLTM3 - 8447387 - Borden Flats Light at Fall River, MA 37 mi49 min SW 8.9 G 11 53°F 1021.6 hPa
BUZM3 - Buzzards Bay, MA 39 mi67 min SSW 18 G 18 45°F 1023.7 hPa (-1.0)
NTKM3 - 8449130 - Nantucket Island, MA 40 mi49 min SSW 6 G 13 47°F 47°F1024.1 hPa
44013 - BOSTON 16 NM East of Boston, MA 40 mi77 min SSE 12 G 14 46°F 43°F1 ft1021.4 hPa (-0.4)
PTCR1 - 8452951 - Potter Cove, Prudence Island, RI 46 mi55 min NNW 2.9 G 5.1 59°F 1022.5 hPa
CPTR1 - 8452944 - Conimicut Light, RI 46 mi49 min WNW 16 G 20 56°F 48°F1022.3 hPa
NAXR1 - Narragansett Bay Reserve, RI 46 mi82 min N 2.9 59°F 1001 hPa26°F
PVDR1 47 mi49 min NW 11 G 20 59°F 1022.7 hPa19°F
FOXR1 - 8454000 - Providence, RI 48 mi55 min NNE 7 G 16 59°F 44°F1022.1 hPa
NWPR1 - 8452660 - Newport, RI 48 mi55 min SSW 13 G 15 47°F 44°F1022.5 hPa

Wind History for Borden Flats Light at Fall River, MA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Otis Air National Guard Base, MA9 mi72 minVar 6 G 1110.00 miFair48°F33°F58%1023.4 hPa
Hyannis, Barnstable Municipal-Boardman Airport, MA13 mi71 minSSE 510.00 miA Few Clouds51°F28°F41%1023 hPa
Plymouth, Plymouth Municipal Airport, MA16 mi75 minESE 510.00 miFair54°F32°F43%1022.5 hPa
Provincetown Municipal Airport, MA22 mi71 minS 1110.00 miFair49°F28°F46%1023.1 hPa
Marshfield Airport, MA24 mi72 minSE 10 miFair50°F32°F50%1022.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Cape Cod Canal (East Entrance), Massachusetts
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Cape Cod Canal (East Entrance)
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Sat -- 12:37 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 03:46 AM EDT     10.02 feet High Tide
Sat -- 05:52 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:13 AM EDT     -0.50 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 10:27 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 04:28 PM EDT     8.71 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:29 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 10:35 PM EDT     0.59 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts Current
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Cape Cod Canal
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Sat -- 12:38 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 01:54 AM EDT     -0.03 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:05 AM EDT     -4.63 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 05:53 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:07 AM EDT     0.20 knots Slack
Sat -- 10:28 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 11:12 AM EDT     4.43 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 02:46 PM EDT     -0.03 knots Slack
Sat -- 05:40 PM EDT     -4.32 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 07:29 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 08:38 PM EDT     0.19 knots Slack
Sat -- 11:33 PM EDT     4.04 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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