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Marine Weather and Tides
Geneva, WA

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What's New / NOTES
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 5:14AMSunset 8:58PM Saturday May 25, 2019 3:51 AM PDT (10:51 UTC) Moonrise 12:55AMMoonset 10:29AM Illumination 61% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 21 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- 251 Am Pdt Sat May 25 2019
Today..NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Showers likely.
Tonight..W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
Sun..NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Sun night..W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Mon..Light wind becoming sw to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Mon night..S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Tue..SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Wed..SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
PZZ100 251 Am Pdt Sat May 25 2019
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Onshore flow today will weaken becoming light tonight into Sunday. Onshore flow will increase again on Monday and continue through Wednesday with high pressure centered well offshore.


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
318 am pdt Sat may 25 2019

Synopsis Another upper level low will drop south today with
showers increasing over western washington throughout the day. While
chances for showers and isolated thunderstorms will linger in the
mountains through memorial day... Drier and warmer weather is
expected for the lowlands starting Sunday and into next week.

Short term today through Tuesday Current radar this early
morning remains pretty quiet while satellite shows low clouds in
place over the area but the bulk of moisture hanging out over the
coastal waters and moving to the south.

Models show that southerly flow is what will bring another upper
level low down along the coast and associated showers reaching
inland. Precip chances will gradually increase during the morning
hours with more widespread pops expected to kick in by late
morning early afternoon. Nothing breaks the stride of this system
though... As it will be down to the or ca border by tonight... Taking
precip activity with it. As this system plunges further south and
then moving inland by Sunday afternoon... Some wrap around moisture
may allow for mountain showers Sunday afternoon and evening. The
lowlands however should be able to remain dry and daytime highs will
rebound back into the 70s.

Upper level ridging off the coast will be the major weather feature
for memorial day keeping the majority of W wa dry and lowland temps
in the lower to mid 70s... Perfect for outdoor activities. Wrap
around moisture from the aforementioned low will still be an issue
for the cascades... And enough instability might be present for the
prospect for an afternoon early evening thunderstorm. Tuesday sees
the coastal ridge start to nudge its way inland... Allowing for warm
and dry conditions to continue. Smr

Long term Wednesday through Saturday This upper ridging will
remain in place over the area for the bulk of the extended with dry
conditions persisting. Low level onshore flow for much of this time
frame will keep afternoon high temperatures in check... Although
lowland interior locations are still looking at high temps in the
lower 70s. An upper level trough will start to nudge into the area
as early as Thursday night or as late as Saturday... Models are in
some disagreement as to when the pattern change will occur. But the
prospect for showers to return seems to be in the cards for next
weekend. Smr

Aviation Westerly flow aloft becoming southerly later this
morning then easterly this afternoon as an upper level low moves
south off the coast. Flow aloft becoming northeast overnight as
the low moves into northern california late tonight. In the lower
level onshore flow will becoming light tonight into Sunday.

Ceilings over the interior in the 3500-4500 foot range lowering to
1000 to 2000 feet by late morning and remaining in that range
through the afternoon. Improving trend this evening with low cloud
decks dissipating leaving just mid and high level clouds.

Ksea... Ceilings near 3500 feet lower to around 2500 feet by 15z
then down to around 1500 feet by 19z. Ceilings improving tonight
to AOA 10000 feet by Sunday morning. Southerly winds 4 to 8 knots
becoming northerly 00z-03z Sunday. Felton

Marine Onshore flow today will weaken becoming light
tonight into Sunday. Gale force winds over the outer coastal
waters and small craft advisory winds over the inner coastal
waters will ease to 20 knots or less tonight. Westerly swell will
subside below 10 feet tonight.

Onshore flow will increase again on Monday and continue through
Wednesday with high pressure centered well offshore. Small craft
advisory westerlies are possible in the central and eastern strait
of juan de fuca each evening. Felton

Hydrology The daily hydrology discussion has ended until the
start of the next rainy season; it will only be updated as needed
until then.

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... Small craft advisory from 2 pm this afternoon to 6 pm pdt this
evening 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.

Gale warning until 2 pm pdt this afternoon 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 for rough bar until 6 pm pdt this evening
for grays harbor bar.

Small craft advisory until 6 pm pdt this evening 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.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46118 9 mi62 min 57°F
CHYW1 - 9449424 - Cherry Point, WA 20 mi52 min 1014.3 hPa (+0.0)
CPMW1 20 mi52 min SSE 8.9 G 9.9 55°F 53°F
FRDW1 - 9449880 - Friday Harbor, WA 35 mi76 min SSW 2.9 G 5.1 52°F 51°F1014.3 hPa
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 38 mi62 min SSE 9.9 G 11 53°F 1014.2 hPa (-0.3)48°F
PTWW1 - 9444900 - Port Townsend, WA 49 mi52 min ESE 1.9 G 4.1 53°F 51°F1015.1 hPa (+0.0)

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 mi59 minS 810.00 miOvercast56°F48°F75%1014.7 hPa
Burlington/Mount Vernon, Skagit Regional Airport, WA20 mi57 minSE 410.00 miOvercast55°F50°F82%1014.9 hPa

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2 days agoCalmCalmCalmCalmSW3Calm3NW35W6SW64NW3CalmS53SW3S4S7S5S5S3S5S4

Tide / Current Tables for Bellingham, Washington (3)
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Bellingham
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Sat -- 01:55 AM PDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 05:17 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:06 AM PDT     5.18 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:40 AM PDT     5.41 feet High Tide
Sat -- 11:29 AM PDT     Moonset
Sat -- 04:35 PM PDT     0.46 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:57 PM PDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Sinclair Island, 1 mile NE of, Washington Current
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Sinclair Island
Click for MapFlood direction 307 true
Ebb direction 112 true

Sat -- 01:55 AM PDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 04:18 AM PDT     -0.49 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 05:18 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:19 AM PDT     -0.04 knots Min Ebb
Sat -- 11:30 AM PDT     Moonset
Sat -- 02:54 PM PDT     -0.65 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 06:41 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 08:57 PM PDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:35 PM PDT     0.16 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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