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Marine Weather and Tides
Geneva, WA

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3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.
6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.

Sunrise 5:58AMSunset 8:17PM Tuesday April 24, 2018 11:22 PM PDT (06:22 UTC) Moonrise 1:10PMMoonset 2:56AM Illumination 75% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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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PZZ133 Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 847 Pm Pdt Tue Apr 24 2018
Tonight..NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Wed..NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Wed night..NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Thu..N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thu night..SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Fri..S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Fri night through Sun..S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
PZZ100 847 Pm Pdt Tue Apr 24 2018
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..High pressure inland with thermally induced low pressure along the oregon and washington coasts will persist until about Thursday morning. The thermal low pressure will move inland on Thursday with onshore flow developing Thursday night and Friday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Geneva, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service seattle wa
933 pm pdt Tue apr 24 2018

Synopsis Upper level ridging over washington will keep
conditions dry through Thursday. Surface high pressure over
southeastern british columbia will give low level offshore flow.

Warm conditions, with near-record to record high temperatures,
are expected through Thursday. An upper level low will approach
from the southwest late in the week bringing a return to
seasonably cool temperatures and an increasing chance of showers
Friday into the weekend.

Short term Upper level ridge axis will strengthen a bit over
central washington on wed, and surface high pressure over the
interior of british columbia tonight will spread into eastern
washington on Wed and Wed night. This will maintain dry easterly
flow and near-record high afternoon temperatures.

On Thursday, the upper ridge axis will exit eastward into the
northern u.S. Rockies, and a southerly marine surge will spread up
the oregon coast. The marine surge should reach grays harbor on
thu morning, bringing substantial cooling to the coast on thu.

Meanwhile, the interior i-5 corridor will have one more day of
near-record high temps on thu. Then on Thu night, cooler and more
humid marine air will strongly push into the interior. By fri
morning, all of the lowlands except perhaps near bellingham will
be under low marine clouds. Quite a few lowland locales could be
20+ degrees cooler on Fri afternoon than on Thu afternoon. That
is about as much day-over-day cooling as we experience around
here.

On Friday, a closed low off the northern california coast will
start to wrap deeper moisture into the pacific northwest under the
influence of southeast flow aloft in the low's northeast quadrant.

Models seems to agree in wrapping a band of rain into southwest
washington on Friday, spreading northward on Friday night. Haner

Long term From previous discussion: global model solutions,
including the us gfs, have all come around to the ECMWF solution
of the past few days. This solution is generally slower in moving
precipitation northward through western washington than the
earlier GFS solutions and has lighter precipitation amounts Friday
through the upcoming weekend. Highs on Saturday and Sunday will
struggle to hit 60 degrees and there will be a good chance of
showers under cloudy skies and a cold-feeling southwest breeze.

Shower chances will diminish early next week as high pressure
builds into the area from the west. By the middle of next week,
temperatures are expected to return to normal or perhaps a few
degrees above, and conditions will dry out.

The extended forecast represents a blend of the various model
solutions. Albrecht

Aviation Upper ridge over central washington for next 24 hours.

Light westerly flow aloft tonight, becoming southerly late
Wednesday. Thermal pressure trough will continue near the coast,
supporting dry low-level offshore flow. The air mass will be dry
and stable, with nothing more than a few cirrus clouds.

Ksea... Clear skies and a northerly component to the surface wind
for the next 30 hours. Haner

Marine The thermally induced low pressure trough is centered
along the oregon coast and there wont be any substantial changes
til Thursday. The thermally induced low pressure will move inland on
Thursday with onshore flow developing Thursday night and persisting
into the weekend. Haner

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... None.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46118 9 mi87 min NNE 1.9 52°F 1018.2 hPa44°F
CPMW1 20 mi52 min N 1 G 2.9 53°F 48°F
CHYW1 - 9449424 - Cherry Point, WA 20 mi52 min N 1 G 2.9 54°F 1018.3 hPa
PBFW1 - Padilla Bay Reserve, WA 21 mi52 min N 7 55°F 1018 hPa47°F
FRDW1 - 9449880 - Friday Harbor, WA 35 mi52 min Calm G 1 54°F 49°F1018.6 hPa
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 38 mi32 min W 8.9 G 11 57°F 1018.7 hPa (+0.8)38°F
PTWW1 - 9444900 - Port Townsend, WA 49 mi52 min W 4.1 G 6 58°F 49°F1019.5 hPa

Wind History for Cherry Point South Dock, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Bellingham, Bellingham International Airport, WA7 mi29 minSSE 310.00 miFair49°F45°F86%1019.2 hPa
Burlington/Mount Vernon, Skagit Regional Airport, WA20 mi27 minN 010.00 miFair50°F42°F76%1019 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham
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Wed -- 02:42 AM PDT     8.59 feet High Tide
Wed -- 04:28 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 06:00 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 09:05 AM PDT     4.46 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 01:32 PM PDT     6.03 feet High Tide
Wed -- 03:23 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 08:15 PM PDT     1.99 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 08:16 PM PDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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6.77.88.58.68.27.46.55.54.84.54.65.15.6665.64.94.13.22.422.234.2

Tide / Current Tables for Hale Passage, 0.5 miles SE of Lummi Pt, Washington Current
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Hale Passage
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Wed -- 03:02 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 04:27 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 06:03 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 06:09 AM PDT     -0.87 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 09:46 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 11:47 AM PDT     0.27 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 01:56 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 03:26 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 06:00 PM PDT     -0.85 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 08:14 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 08:59 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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