Thursday, December13, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Woods Bay, MT

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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 8:18AMSunset 4:45PM Thursday December 13, 2018 1:36 AM MST (08:36 UTC) Moonrise 12:33PMMoonset 10:57PM Illumination 32% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 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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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Woods Bay, MT
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Area Discussion for - Missoula, MT
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national weather service missoula mt
227 pm mst Wed dec 12 2018

Discussion Mountain showers continue today, while most of the
valleys are starting to see a mix of Sun and clouds, a few
showers, and breezy winds. The region will dry out during this
evening and winds will begin to diminish.

The next weather system will begin to move into northern idaho and
northwest montana overnight. Mountains will see majority of the
snow with the incoming warn front, but valley spots, especially
from troy to libby and yaak should see snow during Thursday
morning. The rest of north-central idaho and western montana look
to be dry with above normal temperatures.

Above normal temperatures are again expected Friday, with several
areas approaching the mid 40s in western montana and north-central
idaho. The next weather system is still forecast to move through
the northern rockies Friday night and during the first half of
the day on Saturday. The system still seems quite weak, though a
few inches of snow for the mountains and passes, such as lookout
and lolo, is still expected. The valleys, will see a mix of light
rain snow, with any snow accumulations under one half inch.

Sunday looks fairly similar as to Friday's weather pattern with
above normal temperatures for the valleys across the region. The
ridge will help keep any significant weather systems from moving
into the region, until around mid week next week. During this
time, the models continue to disagree with the overall pattern
for the remainder of the week and next weekend. Some have a strong
polar jetstream pushing onshore and over the region opening the
door for an atmospheric river pattern. While other models push the
jet and moisture north into british columbia. Due to these
differences, nothing was changed in the extended forecast, keeping
the chances for precipitation above climatological values.

Aviation Mountain showers are obscuring terrain as a trough
exits the region. Most valley locations are seeing down-slope,
drying affects, with increased west winds, but a few showers may
be strong enough to briefly reduce visibility and ceilings in
valley locations. Showers and valley winds are expected to
decrease during the evening as a weak ridge builds into the
region. Terrain winds are expected to decrease some overnight but
increase during Thursday. A warm frontal feature will spread
cloud cover into the region tonight and provide snow accumulations
to northern idaho and northwest montana through Thursday morning.

Mso watches warnings advisories
Mt... Winter weather advisory until 5 pm mst this afternoon
bitterroot sapphire mountains.

Id... Winter weather advisory until 5 pm mst this afternoon eastern
lemhi county... Western lemhi county.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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Kalispell, Glacier Park International Airport, MT23 mi41 minS 710.00 miOvercast34°F23°F64%1024.2 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Missoula, MT (3,6,7,8)
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