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Marine Weather and Tides
Bangor Base, 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 7:45AMSunset 4:59PM Wednesday January 23, 2019 10:15 PM PST (06:15 UTC) Moonrise 8:31PMMoonset 9:39AM Illumination 89% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 18 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- 820 Pm Pst Wed Jan 23 2019
Tonight..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. A slight chance of showers.
Thu..S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
Thu night..S wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog after midnight.
Fri..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Fri night..NE wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sat..N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sat night..N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Sun..N wind to 10 kt becoming ne. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Mon..N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
PZZ100 820 Pm Pst Wed Jan 23 2019
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Weak high pressure will be over the area through Saturday. Northerly offshore flow will develop on Sunday as high pressure builds over british columbia. Offshore flow will weaken and turn more easterly on Monday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Bangor Base, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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820 pm pst Wed jan 23 2019

Synopsis No significant weather systems will affect the area
through the end of the week. An upper trough will move through
western canada on Sunday. Strong surface high pressure will build
over british columbia and alberta Monday.

Short term today through Friday A moist air mass is in place
and generally cloudy skies with continue through the night. Patchy
drizzle or an isolated shower or two cannot be ruled out into
Thursday morning. A 1030 mb high will remain over the area with
light winds. There could be a little partial clearing Thursday
afternoon, but the clouds should close back in again Thursday night--
-without offshore flow low clouds are a pretty good bet to redevelop
and persist. A weak upper trough moves through the region Thursday
evening--that shoudn't have much effect on the weather and upper
heights fall off only a little before rising again Friday.

Long term Saturday through Tuesday An upper trough moves
through b.C. And alberta Sunday and that allows cooler air and a
1044mb high center to build up near the b.C. Alberta border by
daybreak Monday. Offshore flow will develop across western
washington--sunny weather is a good bet for the first part of next
week.

Aviation An upper ridge will move over the area tonight and
Thursday with northwest flow aloft. At the surface, weak high
pressure will be over the area. The air mass is moist and stable.

Low clouds will be widespread tonight then decrease a bit on
Thursday.

Ksea... Low clouds will remain over the area tonight, perhaps
lifting somewhat in the afternoon hours with a few sunbreaks. If
there is any clearing late Thursday afternoon, the stratus
should redevelop again Thursday night. Light wind.

Marine Weak high pressure over the area through Saturday will
result in relatively light winds. 10-12 foot west swell over the
coastal waters will subside below 10 feet Thursday morning.

Northerly offshore flow will develop on Sunday as high pressure
builds over british columbia. Offshore flow will weaken and turn
more easterly on Monday.

Hydrology The skokomish river is below flood stage and will
continue to fall. River flooding is not expected over the next
7 days.

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... Small craft advisory for hazardous seas until 4 am pst 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.

Small craft advisory for rough bar until 9 am pst Thursday for
grays harbor bar.

Small craft advisory for hazardous seas until 6 pm pst this
evening 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
46125 16 mi26 min 1.9 45°F 1031 hPa42°F
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 18 mi75 min N 5.1 G 6 46°F 1030.7 hPa (+1.0)42°F
46120 20 mi28 min 46°F 1030.5 hPa42°F
PTWW1 - 9444900 - Port Townsend, WA 28 mi27 min SW 1 G 1.9 44°F 48°F1031.9 hPa
TCMW1 - 9446482 - Tacoma Met, WA 35 mi27 min Calm G 0
TCNW1 - 9446484 - Tacoma, WA 35 mi27 min 47°F 49°F1031.4 hPa
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 43 mi25 min NE 2.9 G 4.1 45°F 1031.5 hPa (+1.1)39°F
PTAW1 - 9444090 - Port Angeles, WA 46 mi39 min Calm G 0 45°F 47°F1031.3 hPa
46088 - New Dungeness, WA (Hein Bank) 49 mi55 min E 3.9 G 3.9 46°F 47°F1031.1 hPa41°F

Wind History for Seattle, Puget Sound, WA, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Bremerton, Bremerton National Airport, WA15 mi19 minN 010.00 miOvercast43°F42°F97%1033.1 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Bangor, Washington
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Bangor
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Thu -- 12:25 AM PST     -1.95 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:27 AM PST     12.21 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:47 AM PST     Sunrise
Thu -- 10:08 AM PST     Moonset
Thu -- 01:17 PM PST     4.75 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 04:59 PM PST     Sunset
Thu -- 06:32 PM PST     10.20 feet High Tide
Thu -- 09:48 PM PST     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for The Great Bend, Washington Current
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The Great Bend
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Thu -- 01:33 AM PST     0.01 knots Slack
Thu -- 03:37 AM PST     0.97 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 07:47 AM PST     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:59 AM PST     -0.01 knots Slack
Thu -- 10:08 AM PST     Moonset
Thu -- 10:22 AM PST     -0.60 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 02:50 PM PST     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 03:53 PM PST     0.38 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 04:59 PM PST     Sunset
Thu -- 07:07 PM PST     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 09:49 PM PST     Moonrise
Thu -- 10:05 PM PST     -0.65 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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