Thursday, November15, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
North Bend, OR

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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 7:10AMSunset 4:53PM Thursday November 15, 2018 2:51 PM PST (22:51 UTC) Moonrise 1:35PMMoonset 12:00AM Illumination 54% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 8 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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PZZ310 Coos bay bar- coastal waters from cape blanco or to pt. St. George ca out 10 nm- waters from cape blanco or to pt. St. George ca from 10 to 60 nm- 134 pm pdt Wed may 29 2013 a long-duration moderate to strong north wind event is expected to last from this weekend into early next week. Winds should begin to increase Friday into Saturday...peaking Sunday with storm force wind gusts possible. Very steep and hazardous waves will accompany this wind event and mariners should prepare for dangerous conditions at sea. The strongest winds and highest seas will occur beyond 5 nm from shore.
PZZ300 206 Pm Pst Thu Nov 15 2018
Synopsis for the southern oregon coastal waters..Moderate northwest swell mixed with choppy wind driven seas will continue through late this evening, making for conditions hazardous to small craft across the marine waters. Conditions north of cape blanco will improve briefly overnight through Friday afternoon as swell diminishes. South of cape blanco, steep choppy wind driven seas will continue as the thermal trough maintains gusty northerly winds through Saturday morning. Conditions will improve across all areas late Saturday into Sunday with winds becoming southerly and relatively benign seas expected through at least Tuesday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near North Bend, OR
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Area Discussion for - Medford, OR
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area forecast discussion
national weather service medford or
217 pm pst Thu nov 15 2018

Short term An upper level ridge is strengthening over the
region through Friday and will persist into early next week. This
will bring a stable and dry air mass to the area. With the stable
conditions expect periods of low clouds and fog, especially in
the overnight and morning hours in the umpqua and coquille
valleys. Low clouds that formed overnight in the umpqua have
persisted today due to the stable conditions and little mixing.

Expect continued clouds conditions across the umpqua into tonight.

High pressure is bringing an inversion with poor mixing and light
surface winds to inland valleys and is resulting in stagnant air.

This will continue through at least Saturday. Stagnant air
conditions in inland valleys may allow pollutants to accumulate
at the ground level and reductions in air quality at times. An air
stagnation advisory is in effect through at least Saturday for
valleys in douglas, josephine, jackson, klamath and lake counties
(please see the nwpmfr for details.). Also the oregon department
of environmental quality has issued an air quality advisory for
southwest oregon.

At the surface a thermal trough is building along the southern
oregon coast. This will bring breezy to gusty north winds across
the coastal waters and along portions of the southern oregon
coast. Also expect some gusty winds over the coastal mountains
tonight into Friday. Then models continue to show that the thermal
trough will build north Friday night into Saturday, resulting in
breezy and gusty winds affecting the southern oregon cascades.

These breezy offshore easterly winds may continue Saturday night
into Sunday over the mountains, especially in the southern oregon
cascades.

Friday night into Saturday, a shortwave trough to expected to
move down the east side of the ridge. This may bring some clouds
into eastern areas but expect continued dry weather. Somewhat
cooler temperatures are expected for areas east of the cascades
on Saturday through Sunday. Also the shortwave may bring a slight
increase in mixing and an improvement in stagnant air conditions.

However, any improvement may be brief with high pressure
strengthening over the area Sunday and persisting through Monday.

Aviation For the 15 18z tafs...

ifr low clouds and fog in the umpqua basin, to include roseburg, are
likely to take until early to even mid-afternoon to burn off.

Elsewhere,VFR is expected to prevail, though visibilities will be
reduced some across the forecast area under lingering inversions due
to smoke and haze.

Tonight through Friday morning we expect fog and low clouds to be of
greater coverage and duration across the forecast area due to a 5-10
degree rise in forecast dewpoints. However, from the coast range and
roseburg northward and westward northeast winds will be increasing
above the boundary layer, so this may delay and or disrupt fog
formation some in that areas. Overall, expect a mix of ifr to lifr
to develop across the valleys between 06z through 18z Friday
morning, probably last to dissipate in the roseburg area. Btl

Marine Updated 200 pm pst Thursday 15 november 2018... Moderate
northwest swell mixed with choppy wind driven seas will continue
through late this evening, making for conditions hazardous to small
craft across the marine waters. Conditions north of CAPE blanco will
improve for a brief period overnight through Friday afternoon as
swell diminishes. South of CAPE blanco, steep choppy wind driven
seas will continue as the thermal trough maintains gusty northerly
winds through Saturday morning. Small craft conditions will
gradually spread north to around reedsport Friday afternoon into
Saturday as the thermal trough moves north and weakens. Conditions
will improve across all areas late Saturday into Sunday with
winds becoming southerly and relatively benign seas expected through
at least Tuesday. Br-y

Mfr watches warnings advisories
Or... Air stagnation advisory until noon pst Saturday for
orz021-023>031.

Ca... None.

Pacific coastal waters... Small craft advisory until 10 am pst Saturday for pzz356-376.

Small craft advisory until 10 pm pst this evening for
pzz350-370.

Small craft advisory from 4 pm Friday to 10 am pst Saturday for
pzz350-370.

Cc


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CHAO3 - 9432780 - Charleston, OR 5 mi76 min N 9.9 G 14 49°F1023.9 hPa
46229 - UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR (139) 28 mi29 min 55°F9 ft
PORO3 - 9431647 - Port Orford, OR 48 mi46 min NW 12 G 17 1021.3 hPa

Wind History for Charleston, OR
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, OR2 mi56 minN 1210.00 miSmoke57°F50°F78%1023.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Charleston, Oregon
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Charleston
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Thu -- 06:17 AM PST     6.23 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:54 AM PST     First Quarter
Thu -- 07:10 AM PST     Sunrise
Thu -- 11:53 AM PST     3.91 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 01:34 PM PST     Moonrise
Thu -- 04:52 PM PST     Sunset
Thu -- 05:14 PM PST     5.93 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.4234.15.15.96.26.15.75.14.543.94.14.65.25.75.95.85.34.53.52.51.8

Tide / Current Tables for Entrance, Umpqua River, Oregon
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Entrance
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Thu -- 06:42 AM PST     5.68 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:54 AM PST     First Quarter
Thu -- 07:11 AM PST     Sunrise
Thu -- 12:12 PM PST     3.72 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 01:34 PM PST     Moonrise
Thu -- 04:51 PM PST     Sunset
Thu -- 05:26 PM PST     5.21 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Wind Forecast for Medford, OR (17,4,5,8)
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