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Marine Weather and Tides
Esperance, WA

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Sunrise 6:55AMSunset 5:49PM Saturday February 24, 2018 2:01 AM PST (10:01 UTC) Moonrise 12:02PMMoonset 2:38AM Illumination 67% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 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- 826 Pm Pst Fri Feb 23 2018
.small craft advisory in effect until 4 am pst Saturday...
Tonight..S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely in the evening then rain after midnight.
Sat..SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming variable 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Sat night..SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening then rain after midnight.
Sun..SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sun night..NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming sw to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight.
Mon..Light wind becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Mon night..S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tue..S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming sw 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
Wed..SW wind to 10 kt becoming se. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
PZZ100 826 Pm Pst Fri Feb 23 2018
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Strong onshore flow will follow behind a front tonight. A stronger system will move through the area Saturday night and Sunday with gales possible for the coastal waters and strait of juan de fuca. Weak high pres over the area Monday will be followed by another front on Tuesday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Esperance, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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area forecast discussion
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826 pm pst Fri feb 23 2018

Synopsis Cold and unsettled weather will continue through next
week. A weather system will move through the area later today and
tonight with lowland snow transitioning to rain. Another system
will cross the area Saturday night and Sunday with local lowland
snow possible again. There will be a bit of a break on Monday
before more systems arrive in the middle of the week.

Short term The low level air mass will continue to moderate
tonight as S SW flow advects warmer air inland. The profiler here
in north seattle shows a spike in the freezing level up to 500
meters with south flow. The coast has changed over to rain but
still seeing a rain snow mix in the interior, especially north and
south sound. Seattle is getting shadowed due to westerly flow off
the olympics. The focus tonight will be on a developing puget
sound convergence zone that will likely form over snohomish county
then shift south into king county early Sat morning. Snow levels
are still low enough that areas near the cascades may see
accumulating snow. Heavy snow is still expected in the cascades
and passes - winter weather advisories remain in effect. 33
previous discussion... There will be a bit of a break later
Saturday in between weather systems. Yet another cold upper short
wave will drop down from the northwest Saturday night and Sunday
morning. There is enough uncertainty with the details that another
shot of lowland snow cannot be ruled out but, at least for now,
snow levels are expected to be high enough to preclude any
impactful lowland snow accumulations.

The mountains will also pick up a quite a bit of snow through
Sunday. High end advisory amounts are expected tonight and
Saturday morning. Another round of heavy snow is possible
Saturday night and Sunday. A winter weather advisory is in effect
for tonight and Saturday morning. A winter storm watch is in
effect for Saturday night and Sunday.

It also looks breezy to windy at times the next couple of days.

Winds are expected to remain below advisory levels.

Monday will be a relative lull in the wet weather but cool north
to northwest flow aloft will continue with weak embedded short
waves. Some rain or snow showers cannot be ruled out but
significant lowland accumulations are not expected. Schneider

Long term Cool and unsettled weather will continue Tuesday
through Friday. Additional upper troughs will move through the
area but models are not in good agreement with the details. The
general idea is for continued showery weather at times with low
snow levels and below normal high temperatures. Low level onshore
flow will continue but the air will be cold enough for the threat
of lowland snow at times. Schneider

Aviation A cool upper level trough will maintain rain snow
showers across western washington tonight. The air mass is moist
with W NW flow aloft. MVFR to ifr ceilings are expected through
Saturday morning. Heavier showers from a puget sound convergence
zone is expected over snohomish king counties from 12-18z. 33
ksea... A mix of rain snow showers tonight with accumulations under
1 inch. Temperatures will remain above freezing. S SW flow 10-15
kt. MVFR to ifr CIGS through Sat morning. 33

Marine Strong westerly flow will develop tonight behind a
front with gales likely through the strait of juan de fuca. Expect
small craft advisory winds elsewhere. A stronger system will
impact the region Saturday night and Sunday with gales possible
again - gale watches are in effect. Seas will also build to 14 to
20 feet during this period. Weak high pressure will bring lighter
winds on Monday. Another cold front will arrive on Tuesday. 33

Hydrology River flooding is not expected for the next 7 days.

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... Winter weather advisory until noon pst Saturday for cascades of
pierce and lewis counties-cascades of snohomish and king
counties-cascades of whatcom and skagit counties.

Winter storm watch from Saturday evening through Sunday
afternoon for cascades of pierce and lewis counties-
cascades of snohomish and king counties-cascades of whatcom
and skagit counties.

Winter weather advisory until 8 pm pst this evening for san juan
county-western skagit county-western whatcom county.

Winter weather advisory until 4 am pst Saturday for east puget
sound lowlands.

Pz... Small craft advisory for rough bar until 6 am pst Sunday for
grays harbor bar.

Gale watch from late Saturday night through Sunday morning 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-west entrance u.S.

Waters strait of juan de fuca.

Small craft advisory until midnight pst Saturday night 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-west entrance u.S.

Waters strait of juan de fuca.

Gale watch from late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon for
central u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca-east entrance
u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca.

Small craft advisory from 7 am to 6 pm pst Saturday for central
u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca-east entrance u.S.

Waters strait of juan de fuca.

Gale warning until 7 am pst Saturday 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 am pst Saturday for northern inland
waters including the san juan islands.

Small craft advisory until 7 am pst Saturday for admiralty inlet.

Small craft advisory until 4 am pst Saturday for puget sound and
hood canal.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46120 3 mi55 min W 19 39°F 1014.6 hPa36°F
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 10 mi61 min S 29 G 34 38°F 1015.6 hPa (-3.5)35°F
EBSW1 - 9447130 - Seattle, WA 13 mi43 min S 13 G 20
PTWW1 - 9444900 - Port Townsend, WA 31 mi49 min ESE 13 G 16 37°F 44°F1015.1 hPa
TCNW1 - 9446484 - Tacoma, WA 36 mi49 min 37°F 47°F1017.5 hPa
TCMW1 - 9446482 - Tacoma Met, WA 36 mi49 min SSE 5.1 G 8
46121 41 mi34 min 35°F 1016.1 hPa34°F
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 45 mi61 min SE 20 G 23 36°F 1014.3 hPa (-3.4)
PBFW1 - Padilla Bay Reserve, WA 47 mi91 min SSE 9.9 34°F 1016 hPa33°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Everett Snohomish County, WA9 mi68 minSSE 17 G 2310.00 miOvercast36°F33°F89%1015.4 hPa
Boeing Field - King County International Airport, WA18 mi68 minS 15 G 2410.00 miOvercast38°F34°F86%1017 hPa
Renton Municipal Airport, WA21 mi68 minSSE 128.00 miLight Rain38°F35°F89%1017.8 hPa
Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA24 mi68 minS 17 G 226.00 miLight Rain Fog/Mist37°F34°F89%1017.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Edmonds, Washington
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Edmonds
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Sat -- 12:12 AM PST     9.19 feet High Tide
Sat -- 02:38 AM PST     Moonset
Sat -- 05:01 AM PST     6.88 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 06:59 AM PST     Sunrise
Sat -- 10:33 AM PST     10.37 feet High Tide
Sat -- 12:02 PM PST     Moonrise
Sat -- 05:46 PM PST     Sunset
Sat -- 06:00 PM PST     0.07 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for President Point, 1.5 mile E of, Washington Current
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President Point
Click for MapFlood direction 203 true
Ebb direction 24 true

Sat -- 12:12 AM PST     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 02:29 AM PST     -0.28 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 02:38 AM PST     Moonset
Sat -- 06:30 AM PST     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 06:59 AM PST     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:55 AM PST     0.13 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 10:27 AM PST     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 12:03 PM PST     Moonrise
Sat -- 02:24 PM PST     -0.61 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 05:46 PM PST     Sunset
Sat -- 07:07 PM PST     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 09:33 PM PST     0.39 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Wind Forecast for Seattle, WA (5,6,7,8)
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