Monday, October23, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Skokomish, WA

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Sunrise 7:41AMSunset 6:09PM Monday October 23, 2017 6:55 PM PDT (01:55 UTC) Moonrise 10:25AMMoonset 7:52PM Illumination 15% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 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- 258 Pm Pdt Mon Oct 23 2017
Tonight..Light wind becoming N 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Patchy fog after midnight.
Tue..N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
Tue night..N wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wed..Light wind becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wed night..Light wind becoming N to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thu..N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Thu night..N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Fri..N wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sat..S wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
PZZ100 258 Pm Pdt Mon Oct 23 2017
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Strong high pressure will support weak northerly offshore flow through Tuesday. A weak cold front will move southeast across the area on Wednesday. Northerly offshore flow will prevail Thursday and Friday as a ridge builds over southern british columbia. Gradients and winds will weaken on Saturday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Skokomish, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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330 pm pdt Sun oct 23 2017

Synopsis High pressure building over the region will provide dry
weather tonight and Tuesday. Residual moisture will produce some
morning fog or low clouds late tonight and Tuesday morning. A weak
front will move through the area Wednesday with some light rain. Dry
weather will return Thursday and should prevail through the weekend.

Areas of fog will develop late in the week.

Short term High pressure will build north over the region through
Tuesday providing dry and mild weather. There had been some fog last
night, but high clouds moved in late and seem to have ended most of
the fog. Tonight and Tuesday will be clearer, so there will probably
be more fog around the area late tonight and Tuesday morning. High
temperatures will be above average, mainly in the mid 60s Tuesday.

A decaying front will move southeast across the area on Wednesday.

Recent model runs have trended toward a weaker system with marginal
moisture and lift. Rain in the lowlands should be spotty and quite
light. Even the mountains will probably get less than a tenth of an
inch. However likely pops seem about right in the cascades. Highs
Wednesday will be 55-60.

Chance pops will linger in and near the cascades into Wednesday
evening, then skies will clear again. Heights will rise in dry
northerly flow. Highs Thursday will be in the low 60s. Burke

Long term Skies will remain mostly clear through the weekend as
strong upper ridge moves slowly through the region. Some clouds are
possible Sunday and or Monday as the tail of a weak upper trough
moves by far to the northeast. The weather will remain dry, however.

Have introduced fog each day Friday through Sunday. The fog could
get fairly extensive at night, and last into the afternoon in some
places. Generally temperatures will be slightly above average, in
the low 60s, except in places where the fog lingers, where it will
stay cool all day. Burke

Hydrology River flooding is unlikely for the next seven days.

Aviation A strong upper ridge axis will be located over western
washington through Tuesday morning, then it will start to flatten
and weaken. The air mass will be dry and stable, except for a
near-surface moist layer. Moderate northwest flow aloft today and
this evening will become light westerly late tonight and Tuesday.

A clear evening is expected, setting the stage for fog
development late this evening and overnight for the more typical
suspects... Olm, pwt, cls, shn, awo, eventually hqm, and possibly
more. On Tuesday, light surface wind and low-level inversions will
make fog burnoff over the lowlands difficult with patches of fog
and low clouds lasting into the afternoon.

Ksea... Mid-level cloud layers will thin out and then dissipate
this evening, leaving clear skies for most of tonight. This will
lead to some fog development in valleys SE of the airfield late
tonight, but expecting fog to avoid the terminal on Tue morning.

Northerly surface flow could push some lake washington steam
stratus clouds into the vicinity of the terminal around sunrise
Tuesday, just going few005-007 in the TAF right now. Light
northerly surface wind is expected through Tue evening. Haner

Marine Strong high pressure centered near western washington
will support weak northerly offshore flow through Tuesday. A weak
cold front will move southeast across the area on Wednesday,
preceded by moderate onshore flow in the morning, then followed
by sca-strength northwesterlies over the outer coastal waters on
wed pm. A thermal pressure trough will build up west of the
cascades on Thursday and Friday, bringing northerly offshore flow.

Gradients and winds will weaken on Saturday. Haner

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... Small craft advisory for hazardous seas until 11 pm pdt this
evening 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.

Small craft advisory for rough bar until 11 pm pdt this evening
for grays harbor bar.

Small craft advisory for hazardous seas until 5 pm pdt this
afternoon for west entrance u.S. Waters strait of juan de
fuca.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
TCNW1 - 9446484 - Tacoma, WA 38 mi43 min 56°F 54°F1036.7 hPa
TCMW1 - 9446482 - Tacoma Met, WA 38 mi37 min W 7 G 7
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 42 mi55 min NE 4.1 G 4.1 58°F 1036.8 hPa (+0.0)45°F
EBSW1 - 9447130 - Seattle, WA 45 mi37 min NW 1.9 G 2.9 59°F 54°F1036.9 hPa
46120 47 mi27 min WNW 5.8 56°F 1036.3 hPa56°F

Wind History for Tacoma MET, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Shelton, Shelton Sanderson Field, WA9 mi62 minN 310.00 miOvercast61°F48°F63%1036.1 hPa
Bremerton, Bremerton National Airport, WA20 mi59 minN 01.25 miMostly Cloudy with Haze55°F48°F77%1038.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Union, Washington
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Union
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Mon -- 01:35 AM PDT     -0.35 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 07:43 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:25 AM PDT     11.47 feet High Tide
Mon -- 11:24 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 02:17 PM PDT     6.42 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:09 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 07:17 PM PDT     10.11 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:52 PM PDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.3-0.1-0.21.13.468.610.511.411.310.69.58.276.56.67.48.49.510.19.98.87.14.9

Tide / Current Tables for Pickering Passage, off Graham Pt, Washington Current
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Pickering Passage
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Mon -- 12:11 AM PDT     -1.75 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 03:57 AM PDT     0.01 knots Slack
Mon -- 06:42 AM PDT     1.27 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 07:42 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:44 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 11:23 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 01:12 PM PDT     -1.18 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 04:41 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 06:08 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 06:47 PM PDT     0.70 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 08:41 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 08:52 PM PDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Seattle, WA (21,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Seattle/Tacoma, WA
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