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Marine Weather and Tides
Kent, WA

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What's New / NOTES
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 7:22PM Wednesday March 20, 2019 2:13 AM PDT (09:13 UTC) Moonrise 6:08PMMoonset 6:28AM Illumination 99% Phase: Full Moon; Moon at 14 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- 900 Pm Pdt Tue Mar 19 2019
Tonight..E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming ne after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Wed..N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming ne in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 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..SW wind to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Fri..Light wind becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Fri night..S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sat..SW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sun..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
PZZ100 900 Pm Pdt Tue Mar 19 2019
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Offshore flow will continue through Wednesday afternoon with onshore flow developing on Thursday. A weak front will reach area waters on Friday with significant westerly swell on Saturday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Kent, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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national weather service seattle wa
900 pm pdt Tue mar 19 2019

Synopsis A strong upper level ridge with low level offshore
flow will result in one more sunny day Wednesday - with likely
record high temperatures. Lower upper level heights and weakening
low level offshore flow will keep conditions a bit cooler - but
still dry on Thursday. A front will spread light rain northeast
across the area on Friday. There will be a chance of showers next
weekend with near normal temperatures.

Short term tonight through Friday Gusty easterly winds tonight
will ease, with clear skies. Wednesday will be another warm day over
the interior with the thermal trough right over puget sound. The
coast will have a bit of onshore surface flow, which will keep highs
there around ten degrees lower than today.

Offshore flow decreases Wednesday night into Thursday and a weak
southerly surge will develop over the oregon coast - bringing late
night and morning stratus to the coast and portions of the interior
by Thursday morning. Low temperatures will drop into the 40s, with
highs on Thursday reaching into the mid 60s through the interior -
well above normal. High temperatures along the coast will remain
near normal on the coast, in the mid 50s. Southerly flow aloft may
allow isolated showers over southern sections in the afternoon and
evening.

On Friday a weakening trough will move inland helping to spread
light rain onto the coast in the afternoon and inland Thursday
evening.

Long term Saturday through Tuesday From previous
discussion... Showers will follow on Saturday. Models are generally
dry on Sunday, then more weak systems arrive Monday and Tuesday.

Have generally followed the models as far as pops. Temperatures will
still be a few degrees above normal each day, with highs generally
55-60. Burke

Aviation Low level offshore flow continue tonight withVFR
conditions. The air mass will remain dry and stable with
southeasterly flow aloft. Breezy to gusty easterly surface winds
will persist across portions of the southern sound this evening,
easing after midnight.

Ksea...VFR conditions with easterly winds 10-15 knots through this
evening. Gusts still possible over the next few hours, but winds
will east after 06z.

Marine Offshore flow will persist into Wednesday afternoon.

Breezy winds near the gaps of the coastal terrain - strongest
easterly winds will be along the central strait of juan de fuca.

Light onshore flow developing on Thursday ahead of a weakening front
spreading into the region on Friday.

Hydrology River flooding is unlikely over the next seven days.

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... Small craft advisory until 5 am pdt Wednesday for coastal waters
from CAPE flattery to james island 10 to 60 nm-coastal
waters from CAPE flattery to james island out 10 nm-west
entrance u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca.

Small craft advisory until 2 am pdt Wednesday for central u.S.

Waters strait of juan de fuca.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
TCMW1 - 9446482 - Tacoma Met, WA 11 mi50 min WNW 5.1 G 6
TCNW1 - 9446484 - Tacoma, WA 12 mi50 min 53°F 49°F1013.7 hPa
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 21 mi74 min N 6 G 7 52°F 1014.5 hPa (+0.0)38°F
46121 26 mi40 min 51°F 1013.6 hPa41°F
46120 27 mi38 min NE 1.9 50°F 1013.3 hPa42°F
46125 41 mi40 min 9.7 49°F 1013.9 hPa40°F
46124 45 mi100 min 51°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA4 mi21 minE 1110.00 miFair67°F21°F18%1014.1 hPa
Renton Municipal Airport, WA8 mi21 minVar 310.00 miFair61°F27°F27%1014 hPa
Boeing Field - King County International Airport, WA10 mi21 minN 010.00 miFair64°F19°F18%1013.6 hPa
Tacoma, Tacoma Narrows Airport, WA19 mi21 minN 410.00 miFair58°F25°F28%1013 hPa
Tacoma / McChord Air Force Base, WA20 mi16 minESE 310.00 miFair39°F37°F96%1013.6 hPa
Pierce County-Thun Field, WA20 mi39 minN 010.00 miFair41°F32°F70%1013.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Des Moines, Washington
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Des Moines
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Wed -- 05:38 AM PDT     12.73 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:12 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 07:27 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 11:37 AM PDT     3.43 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 05:13 PM PDT     11.30 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:43 PM PDT     Full Moon
Wed -- 07:08 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 07:22 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 11:40 PM PDT     0.00 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Skagit Bay, 1 mile S of Goat Island, Washington Current
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Skagit Bay
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Wed -- 03:07 AM PDT     -0.03 knots Slack
Wed -- 05:55 AM PDT     -1.55 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 07:13 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 07:28 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 09:10 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 11:33 AM PDT     1.84 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 03:11 PM PDT     -0.01 knots Slack
Wed -- 06:06 PM PDT     -1.58 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 06:43 PM PDT     Full Moon
Wed -- 07:09 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 07:22 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 09:10 PM PDT     0.03 knots Slack
Wed -- 11:53 PM PDT     2.10 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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