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Marine Weather and Tides
Esperance, WA

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Sunrise 6:55AMSunset 7:08PM Thursday September 21, 2017 11:12 PM PDT (06:12 UTC) Moonrise 7:24AMMoonset 7:13PM Illumination 3% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 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- 841 Pm Pdt Thu Sep 21 2017
Tonight..N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Fri..Light wind becoming ne to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
Fri night..N wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog after midnight.
Sat..S wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sat night..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Sun..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Sun night..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Mon..Light wind becoming S to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tue..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
PZZ100 841 Pm Pdt Thu Sep 21 2017
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Weak low pressure will move farther inland tonight. Surface high pressure over the ne pacific will build over the western washington waters through the weekend. A weak front will brush the waters Monday, followed by northerly flow 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
national weather service seattle wa
900 pm pdt Thu sep 21 2017

Synopsis An offshore upper level ridge will bring more sunshine
and a little warming Friday and Saturday morning. The weak ridge
will remain over the region Sunday through Tuesday but will probably
allow transient weak weather systems to bring more clouds and some
spotty light rain to mainly the coast and north part. The ridge will
build Tuesday or Wednesday for mostly sunny and warmer weather.

Short term An upper level trough is still close enough this
evening to keep scattered showers going in the cascades from about
stevens pass south. Temperatures are a bit warmer than earlier
this week; the snow level has risen to around 6000 feet. A big patch
of mid level clouds is moving south from british columbia and this
might make Friday somewhat less sunny than forecast. The clouds will
probably clear north to south during the day Friday.

The upper level ridge will be over southern british columbia on
Saturday, but it will be weak enough to allow transient weather
systems to pass through the ridge and brush mainly the northern part
of western washington with some light rain. Mid level clouds from
the first system will probably spread over the area from the
northwest Saturday morning, but this system should be pretty much
dry. The models have been inconsistent with the system on Sunday,
especially with the coverage of light rain, ranging from zero to
some spotty light rain over the north part of the area. What is more
certain is that it will be cloudy with highs remaining a little
below normal. Kam burke

Long term Previous discussion... The weak upper level ridge over
southern b.C. Will remain in place Sunday and Monday, still wide
open to weak transient weather systems. The GFS brings another
system Monday through Monday night with a bit more coverage of light
rain. The ECMWF is in better agreement but still a little slower,
bringing some light rain Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning.

Despite the better model agreement, confidence is still low.

Models are in better agreement that the upper level ridge will build
enough by Wednesday for mostly sunny weather Wednesday and
Thursday with temperatures near or slightly above normal. Kam

Aviation There is an upper level trough over the west with
northerly flow aloft over western washington. Isolated showers in
the cascades are diminishing this evening. Satellite and surface
observations show a cloud deck pushing south into W wa with
bases around 8,000 to 10,000 ft. Most areas will stayVFR
overnight but may see patchy fog in the valleys. The trough will
shift toward the great basin region on Friday with northerly flow
continuing over wa. Models show isolated showers over the cascades
with dry weather elsewhere. 33
ksea...VFR conditions expected this evening with light variable
wind at the surface. Patchy fog may form early in the morning. Dry
weather on Friday with winds switching to light westerly. 33

Marine Pressure gradients are weak across western washington
tonight for generally light winds over the waters. High pressure
over the NE pac will maintain onshore flow through the weekend. A
warm front will clip the region on Monday. Offshore flow will
develop by midweek as a thermal trough forms along the coast. 33

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... None.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46120 3 mi37 min ESE 1.9 56°F 1015.4 hPa48°F
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 10 mi73 min SSE 4.1 G 4.1 55°F 1015.9 hPa (+0.8)49°F
EBSW1 - 9447130 - Seattle, WA 13 mi43 min SE 2.9 G 5.1 57°F 55°F1016.1 hPa
PTWW1 - 9444900 - Port Townsend, WA 31 mi43 min W 7 G 9.9 56°F 52°F1016.4 hPa
TCNW1 - 9446484 - Tacoma, WA 36 mi43 min 55°F 55°F1016.3 hPa
TCMW1 - 9446482 - Tacoma Met, WA 36 mi43 min N 2.9 G 4.1
46121 41 mi45 min 5.8 52°F 1015.4 hPa49°F
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 45 mi73 min W 5.1 G 6 53°F 1015.7 hPa (+0.5)
PBFW1 - Padilla Bay Reserve, WA 47 mi43 min N 4.1 56°F 1015 hPa50°F

Wind History for Seattle, Puget Sound, WA, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Everett Snohomish County, WA9 mi80 minN 010.00 miOvercast55°F46°F72%1015.9 hPa
Boeing Field - King County International Airport, WA18 mi80 minESE 310.00 miPartly Cloudy56°F48°F77%1015.9 hPa
Renton Municipal Airport, WA21 mi80 minN 010.00 miFair53°F50°F89%1016.4 hPa
Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA24 mi80 minN 010.00 miPartly Cloudy55°F45°F69%1016.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Edmonds, Washington
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Edmonds
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Fri -- 12:46 AM PDT     1.59 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:56 AM PDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:04 AM PDT     10.11 feet High Tide
Fri -- 09:29 AM PDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 12:55 PM PDT     2.55 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:05 PM PDT     10.50 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:06 PM PDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:39 PM PDT     Moonset
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

Fri -- 01:54 AM PDT     0.01 knots Slack
Fri -- 03:58 AM PDT     0.41 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 06:56 AM PDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:21 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 09:29 AM PDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 10:01 AM PDT     -0.54 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 02:06 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 04:04 PM PDT     0.36 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 07:06 PM PDT     Sunset
Fri -- 07:17 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 08:40 PM PDT     Moonset
Fri -- 10:15 PM PDT     -0.63 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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IR Satellite Image from GEOS
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Wind Forecast for Seattle, WA (2,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Seattle/Tacoma, WA
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