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Marine Weather and Tides
Taholah, WA

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Sunrise 7:09AMSunset 7:33PM Wednesday March 22, 2017 5:31 PM PDT (00:31 UTC) Moonrise 3:14AMMoonset 12:47PM Illumination 22% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 25 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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PZZ156 Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm- Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm- Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm- 245 Pm Pdt Wed Mar 22 2017
.small craft advisory in effect through Thursday morning...
.gale warning in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening...
Tonight..SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 ft at 13 seconds. Showers likely.
Thu..S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming se 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain developing by afternoon.
Thu night..SE wind 30 to 40 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. Rain.
Fri..S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. SW swell 8 ft at 9 seconds.
Fri night..SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less. SW swell 9 ft at 10 seconds.
Sat..W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 13 seconds.
Sat night..SW wind to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun..SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
Mon..SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft.
PZZ100 245 Pm Pdt Wed Mar 22 2017
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..A surface trough along the coast will move inland this evening. Associated strong low level onshore flow should ease. A pacific frontal system is expected to move onshore Thursday night will potential gale force winds along the coast. Weak higher pres is forecast to build over the region Saturday. The next pacific frontal system is expected to move through the region Sunday night.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Taholah, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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338 pm pdt Wed mar 22 2017

Synopsis Showers will taper tonight, then Thursday morning is
likely to be dry. The next system will approach the area Thursday
with rain beginning along the coast in the afternoon. The slow
moving front will not move completely through the area until Friday.

Post frontal showers will diminish Saturday with more weather systems
arriving late Sunday and again Wednesday.

Short term The upper trough appears to be just inland from the
coast, where radar shows a pretty good band of showers holding
together. This band of showers will move through the puget sound
area late this afternoon. Showers will diminish in the evening, with
only the mountains, coast, and perhaps a convergence zone north of
seattle retaining any shower activity. The breezy conditions around
the area this afternoon will also taper overnight.

High pressure will briefly build over the region tonight. This will
keep most of the forecast area dry later tonight and Thursday
morning, with inland areas probably remaining dry into Thursday
afternoon. Rain will develop on the coast in the afternoon, and
clouds will increase everywhere. Temperatures will be a few degrees
higher than today.

Rain will spread over the entire area Thursday night as a cold front
approaches the coast. Frontal passage will not occur until the
morning hours on Friday as a digging upper level trough behind the
front slows the eastward progress of the system. There will be
plenty of shower activity behind the front Friday afternoon. Lows
Thursday night will be in the 40s with highs on Friday only a few
degrees warmer than the lows, in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

High pressure will again build briefly over the area on Saturday,
with likely pops Friday evening diminishing to low chance pops by
Saturday afternoon. Saturday will be a few degrees cooler. Burke

Long term The euro and GFS are in broad agreement. The next
system arrives from the southwest Sunday afternoon and evening.

Monday will be showery. Tuesday will be mostly dry. Another system
arrives around Wednesday. The best chance for rain will be on the
coast and in the mountains. High temperatures will probably be
within a few degrees of normal. Burke

Aviation An upper trough will zip across southwest b.C. Early
this evening. An upper ridge will briefly build into western
washington on Thu morning with a decrease in showers and clearing
low clouds. Then an offshore trough late Thursday will start to
draw a warm front northward through the region, with a return of
thickening clouds and rain on Thu pm. Moderate west flow aloft
tonight, becoming strong southwest flow aloft late Thursday. Moist
and somewhat unstable air mass through Thursday morning, becoming
more stable on Thursday afternoon and evening.

Ksea... Broken clouds expected for much of this evening in the
030-040 range. Expect some passing showers through 6 pm, then
showers tapering off. CIGS may fall briefly into the 020-030
range overnight. Then a drying easterly component to the low-
level flow will develop early Thu morning, which will help clouds
below 050 to scatter out for late Thu morning and Thu afternoon.

Warm front will arrive on Thu evening with thickening clouds and
some rain. Haner

Marine Surface trough and cold front about to exit east of
puget sound. Westerly gales expected through the strait this
evening. A warm front will spread up from the south late thu,
which will bring a round of southeasterly gales to the coastal
waters, the eastern half of the strait, and the northern inland
waters on Thu pm. Winds easing Friday. Surface high pressure
centered over western washington on Saturday will lead to light
winds. Haner

Hydrology The white river at r street near auburn is forecast to
remain near flood stage through Thursday evening, primarily due to
releases from mud mountain dam. Elsewhere, river flooding is not
expected for the next 7 days.

With more rain on the way, the landslide threat will increase on
Friday with the elevated threat continuing into the weekend. Burke

Sew watches/warnings/advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... Small craft advisory until 10 am pdt Thursday for coastal waters
from CAPE flattery to james island 10 to 60 nm-coastal
waters from CAPE flattery to james island out 10 nm-coastal
waters from james island to point grenville 10 to 60 nm-
coastal waters from james island to point grenville out 10
nm-coastal waters from point grenville to CAPE shoalwater
10 to 60 nm-coastal waters from point grenville to cape
shoalwater out 10 nm.

Gale warning from 10 am to 11 pm pdt Thursday for coastal waters
from CAPE flattery to james island 10 to 60 nm-coastal
waters from CAPE flattery to james island out 10 nm-coastal
waters from james island to point grenville 10 to 60 nm-
coastal waters from james island to point grenville out 10
nm-coastal waters from point grenville to CAPE shoalwater
10 to 60 nm-coastal waters from point grenville to cape
shoalwater out 10 nm.

Gale watch from Thursday evening through late Thursday night for
central u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca-east entrance
u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca-northern inland waters
including the san juan islands.

Gale warning until 9 pm pdt this evening for central u.S. Waters
strait of juan de fuca-east entrance u.S. Waters strait of
juan de fuca.

Small craft advisory until 6 pm pdt Thursday for admiralty inlet-
northern inland waters including the san juan islands-west
entrance u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca.

Small craft advisory until 9 am pdt Thursday for puget sound and
hood canal.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46041 - CAPE ELIZABETH- 45NM Northwest of Aberdeen, WA 23 mi42 min WSW 16 G 19 47°F 50°F9 ft1014.4 hPa (+4.0)
DESW1 - Destruction Island, WA 28 mi32 min WSW 16 G 17 47°F 1014.5 hPa (+4.6)
WPTW1 - 9441102 - Westport, WA 29 mi56 min WSW 20 G 23 47°F 49°F1015.2 hPa
46211 - Grays Harbor, WA (036) 31 mi40 min 50°F7 ft
TOKW1 - 9440910 - Toke Point, WA 44 mi44 min WSW 15 G 19 48°F 49°F1016 hPa
46100 48 mi162 min WSW 16 48°F 50°F1012.8 hPa

Wind History for Westport, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Hoquiam, Bowerman Airport, WA27 mi39 minSW 167.00 miOvercast48°F42°F80%1015.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Point Grenville, Washington
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Point Grenville
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Wed -- 02:10 AM PDT     3.77 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 04:13 AM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 07:15 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:10 AM PDT     7.17 feet High Tide
Wed -- 01:47 PM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 03:06 PM PDT     1.57 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:33 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 09:47 PM PDT     6.56 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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4.64.13.844.85.76.36.97.276.25.1432.11.61.92.73.64.65.66.46.56.1

Tide / Current Tables for Point Brown, Grays Harbor, Washington
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Point Brown
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Wed -- 02:32 AM PDT     4.44 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 04:12 AM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 07:14 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:48 AM PDT     8.12 feet High Tide
Wed -- 01:47 PM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 03:37 PM PDT     1.54 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:32 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 10:30 PM PDT     7.23 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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5.754.54.555.76.67.47.98.17.66.65.23.82.51.71.62.13.14.35.56.67.27.2

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Wind Forecast for Seattle, WA (20,4,5,8)
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