Monday, March18, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Carbonado, WA

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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 7:13AMSunset 7:19PM Monday March 18, 2019 6:28 PM PDT (01:28 UTC) Moonrise 3:27PMMoonset 5:19AM Illumination 95% 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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PZZ135 Puget Sound And Hood Canal- 233 Pm Pdt Mon Mar 18 2019
.small craft advisory in effect until 11 pm pdt this evening...
Tonight..E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after midnight.
Tue..Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Tue night..SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming variable to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight.
Wed..NE wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wed night..S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Thu..S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Thu night..S wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Fri..S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sat..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
PZZ100 233 Pm Pdt Mon Mar 18 2019
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Surface high pressure will remain over the region for the next several days with offshore flow. Weak fronts will reach the area late in the week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Carbonado, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service seattle wa
300 pm pdt Mon mar 18 2019

Synopsis A strong upper level ridge along with low level offshore
flow will give another day of record breaking high temperatures on
Tuesday. A weak front arriving from the south could bring showers to
western sections on Thursday. Another weakening front will bring
some rain later Friday and Friday night. An upper trough will bring
some showers and near normal temperatures over the weekend.

Short term tonight through Thursday Satellite imagery shows
zero clouds over the region. High temperatures have broken records
today at ksea and kuil, so far, with some other places flirting with
records. Tuesday should bring more of the same--sun and record high
temperatures, with highs mostly in the 70s. The upper ridge will
have drifted to the northeast a bit, but surface flow will still be
offshore.

A slow cooling trend will commence Wednesday, with the upper level
ridge far enough away that heights over western washington will be
distinctly lower. Offshore surface flow will still keep temperatures
up over the interior, with highs near 70. Flow will probably turn
onshore at the coast, giving lower temperatures there, with highs
in the low to mid 60s.

Upper flow will become more southerly on Thursday. Models have a
weak upper trough which allows a little moisture into the area. Have
followed ensemble means which have low chance pops on the coast and
over the olympics on Thursday. There will be more clouds, and the
offshore surface flow will be gone, so highs will be in the mid 50s
to low 60s. Burke

Long term Friday through Monday Models have a negatively tilted
trough reaching the coast Friday afternoon and moving inland Friday
night. Though the front may be falling apart as it moves inland, it
is probably good for at least one period of categorical pops Friday
night or Saturday. Precipitation will turn more shower Saturday
afternoon and showers will taper Sunday. Monday looks pretty dry as
an upper ridge briefly builds over the area. Temperatures will be
normal to a little above normal through the period. Burke

Aviation Upper level ridge over western washington will keep the
air mass stable and dry. Easterly flow aloft will turn more
southeasterly later this afternoon. Surface high pressure area over
southern british columbia and east of the cascades will lead to
continued offshore flow at the surface. ExpectVFR conditions to
continue. Winds generally northeasterly from 5-15 knots, a few
easterly gusts up to 28 knots around the puget sound into this
evening.

Ksea...VFR conditions. Easterly winds will continue through this
evening becoming more northerly into tonight. Winds generally up to
15 knots with gusts near 28 knots through this evening. Jd

Marine Offshore flow will continue with surface high pressure
east of the cascades. Breezy winds near the gaps in coastal terrain.

Strongest east wind is expected to be at the west entrance of the
strait of juan de fuca. Offshore flow will continue into tomorrow
before easing middle of the week with the return of fronts later
this week.

Hydrology River flooding is unlikely over the next seven days.

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... Small craft advisory until 5 am pdt Tuesday for coastal waters
from point grenville to CAPE shoalwater 10 to 60 nm-coastal
waters from point grenville to CAPE shoalwater out 10 nm.

Small craft advisory until 11 am pdt Tuesday for coastal waters
from CAPE flattery to james island out 10 nm-west entrance
u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca.

Small craft advisory from 11 pm this evening to 5 am pdt Tuesday
for coastal waters from james island to point grenville 10
to 60 nm.

Small craft advisory from 2 am to 11 am pdt Tuesday for coastal
waters from CAPE flattery to james island 10 to 60 nm.

Small craft advisory until 11 pm pdt this evening for puget
sound and hood canal.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
TCNW1 - 9446484 - Tacoma, WA 24 mi46 min 74°F 48°F1018.4 hPa
TCMW1 - 9446482 - Tacoma Met, WA 25 mi46 min ENE 12 G 18
46121 39 mi42 min 62°F 1018 hPa39°F
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 47 mi88 min NNE 8 G 11 57°F 1019.5 hPa (-1.8)39°F

Wind History for Tacoma MET, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Pierce County-Thun Field, WA12 mi33 minVar 310.00 miFair75°F21°F13%1017.9 hPa
Tacoma / McChord Air Force Base, WA23 mi90 minN 810.00 miFair73°F42°F33%1018.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Tacoma, Commencement Bay, Sitcum Waterway, Puget Sound, Washington (sub)
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Tide / Current Tables for Tacoma, Commencement Bay, Washington
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Tacoma
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Mon -- 04:28 AM PDT     12.24 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:20 AM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 07:16 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 10:06 AM PDT     5.88 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 03:08 PM PDT     10.58 feet High Tide
Mon -- 04:27 PM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 07:19 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:03 PM PDT     -0.78 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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