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Marine Weather and Tides
James, WA

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Sunrise 5:39AMSunset 9:01PM Monday July 24, 2017 1:49 PM PDT (20:49 UTC) Moonrise 6:15AMMoonset 8:54PM Illumination 2% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 1 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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PZZ132 East Entrance U.s. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 843 Am Pdt Mon Jul 24 2017
.small craft advisory in effect from 6 pm pdt this evening through late tonight...
Today..NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tonight..W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Tue..Light wind becoming W to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tue night..W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Wed..W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Wed night..W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Thu..W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Fri..W wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
PZZ100 843 Am Pdt Mon Jul 24 2017
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Onshore flow will continue through Friday with high pressure over the offshore waters and lower pressure east of the cascades.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Jamestown CDP, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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national weather service seattle wa
942 am pdt Mon jul 24 2017

Synopsis An upper level ridge will bring sunny and warmer weather
to western washington through Tuesday, except for some isolated
morning low clouds. An upper level trough will approach the region
Tuesday night producing onshore flow and allowing more clouds and
cooler weather to return Wednesday and Thursday. Another upper level
ridge will build over the area next weekend.

Short term Visible satellite imagery shows clear skies over W wa
this morning, except for a little bit of stratus and or fog on the
central coast near grays harbor. Water vapor imagery shows the
approaching low amplitude upper level shortwave ridge out near 135w-
140w this morning. Models remain on track with the approaching
ridge. Northerly low level offshore flow has developed over W wa and
will continue through Tuesday as the ridge traverses the region.

Temperatures will be a little warmer today with highs in the 70s to
lower 80s. Warming from the ridge and weak low level offshore flow
on Tuesday should push highs up into the lower to mid 80s in the
warmest spots.

The ridge axis should be over the coast Tuesday afternoon then shift
over the id panhandle by 12z 5 am Wednesday morning. A weak upper
level trough will be right behind the ridge. This eastward
transition of the ridge and trailing trough are good indicators of a
marine push. Onshore flow will increase Tuesday evening, but the
weak to moderate pressure gradients indicated by the models suggest
only a shallow marine layer will reach puget sound Wednesday morning
before dissipating before midday. This may yield about 5 degrees of
cooling on Wednesday. Kam

Long term On Thursday, the SE part of a large upper level trough
will have settled over W wa with SW flow aloft. More important is
that a surface ridge just offshore will maintain a moderate onshore
flow pattern. A couple more nights of onshore flow Wednesday night
and Thursday night should produce a gradually deeper marine layer
over the interior. Skies should clear by afternoon once again on
Thursday, but the low clouds might last a little longer and cover a
bit more of the lowlands on Friday.

The models remain in flux for this weekend. Run-to-run consistency
has not been very good. The GFS had been advertising the SW u.S.

Ridge building northward over the area but has now migrated to the
ecmwf solution. The consensus now is that the large upper level
trough offshore will eject NE across b.C. This weekend, in the
process keeping W wa under SW flow aloft, onshore flow, and a cooler
air mass. This should keep temperatures pretty close to normal. The
models now postpone the strengthening SW u.S. Ridge until next
Monday. Kam

Aviation A broad upper ridge will be over the area today and
tonight with northwest flow aloft. At the surface, onshore flow
will continue with high pressure offshore and lower pressure
inland. The air mass is dry and stable. Patchy valley low clouds and
fog should burn off later this morning.

Ksea... Clear. Northerly winds 5-10 knots, strongest this
afternoon and early evening. Schneider

Marine Varying degrees of onshore flow will continue through
Friday with high pressure offshore and lower pressure inland.

Small craft advisory strength northwest winds will continue over
the outer coastal waters through Tuesday. There will also be small
craft advisory northwest winds for the inner coastal waters the
next couple of evenings.

The central and eastern strait of juan de fuca should have small
craft advisory west winds each evening for the next several days.

Gales are possible each evening starting Tuesday. For now, the
best chance of gale force winds looks like Wednesday evening.

Schneider

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... Small craft advisory until 6 pm pdt Tuesday for coastal waters
from CAPE flattery to james island 10 to 60 nm-coastal
waters from james island to point grenville 10 to 60 nm-
coastal waters from point grenville to CAPE shoalwater 10
to 60 nm.

Small craft advisory from 6 pm this evening to midnight pdt
tonight for coastal waters from CAPE flattery to james
island out 10 nm-coastal waters from james island to point
grenville out 10 nm-coastal waters from point grenville to
cape shoalwater out 10 nm.

Small craft advisory from 6 pm this evening to 3 am pdt Tuesday
for central u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca-east
entrance u.S. Waters strait of juan de fuca.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46088 - New Dungeness, WA (Hein Bank) 12 mi59 min SSW 3.9 G 3.9 58°F 52°F1 ft1016.3 hPa (-1.2)52°F
PTAW1 - 9444090 - Port Angeles, WA 17 mi73 min 2.9 G 4.1 67°F 50°F1017.4 hPa
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 19 mi49 min WSW 2.9 G 4.1 64°F 1017.2 hPa (-0.9)
PTWW1 - 9444900 - Port Townsend, WA 20 mi49 min W 6 G 11 68°F 54°F1017.3 hPa (-1.1)
FRDW1 - 9449880 - Friday Harbor, WA 27 mi73 min NNE 6 G 9.9 66°F 52°F1017 hPa
PBFW1 - Padilla Bay Reserve, WA 41 mi79 min N 11 66°F 1017 hPa60°F

Wind History for Port Angeles, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Port Angeles Fairchild International Airport, WA20 mi56 minE 710.00 miFair73°F50°F44%1017.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Dungeness, Washington
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Dungeness
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Mon -- 03:35 AM PDT     7.45 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:38 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 07:15 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 10:39 AM PDT     -2.05 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:12 PM PDT     8.18 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:58 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:53 PM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 11:24 PM PDT     4.62 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for New Dungeness Light, 2.8 miles NNW of, Washington Current
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New Dungeness Light
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Mon -- 02:18 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 03:54 AM PDT     0.36 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 05:14 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 05:38 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 07:15 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 09:49 AM PDT     -2.00 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 02:06 PM PDT     0.01 knots Slack
Mon -- 04:47 PM PDT     1.01 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 07:28 PM PDT     -0.01 knots Slack
Mon -- 08:58 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:54 PM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 11:00 PM PDT     -1.37 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Seattle, WA (16,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Seattle/Tacoma, WA
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