Sunday, June24, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Bethel, AK

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What's New / NOTES
5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 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.

Sunrise 4:17AMSunset 11:46PM Sunday June 24, 2018 8:20 AM AKDT (16:20 UTC) Moonrise 6:30PMMoonset 2:17AM Illumination 86% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 11 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 Bethel, AK
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location: 60.8, -161.75     debug


Area Discussion for -
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northern alaska forecast discussion... Corrected
national weather service fairbanks ak
333 am akdt Sun jun 24 2018

Discussion
Aloft at 500 mb the upper level 542 dam low west
of saint lawrence island will continue to drift to
the west over the next several days then back down
to the southern bering sea and get absorbed in the long
wave trough by Tuesday morning. Another 536 dam low
will develop over bristol bay Tuesday morning as well.

Models begin to diverge on where this new low center will
end up but overall consensus is the low will remain in the same
general area through Thursday. Weak southerly flow aloft will
dominate most of northern alaska through early next week with
near normal temperatures. Several shortwaves will ride up from
the gulf of alaska and continue to pump moisture and showers
across the southern interior and west coast through the week.

Surface... A 1017 mb high pressure near barrow will shift to the
east on Sunday. Weak low pressure will persist over the interior.

A 995 mb low will develop and move across the central aleutians
Monday afternoon. This low will remain quasi-stationary over
bristol bay through Thursday.

North slope... A high pressure system over the chukchi and
beaufort, and arctic coast will drift slowly east keeping the
central and eastern north slope under stable onshore flow which
will continue to produce low ceilings and fog over much of the
central and eastern coastal areas and mostly cloudy skies inland.

A slow moving shortwave over the brooks range is still producing
scattered showers which will continue to persist through the day
on Sunday. Warm daytime temperatures will continue through Tuesday
for the north slope.

West coast... Rain showers will persist over the uplands
of 208 and 217 this morning then taper off this afternoon.

A weak high pressure systems builds north out of the bering sea
over the bering strait into Monday. Not much in the way of
convection over the area today. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms are expected Monday and Tuesday for much of the
western interior as the atmosphere becomes a little more unstable.

Interior... Another shortwave will move across the southern
interior and produce scattered to numerous showers across the
alaska range. Isolated thunderstorms will be confined to the
southern and eastern interiors this afternoon and evening.

Scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms will spread to
the north and west as well on Monday and again on Tuesday. High
temperatures will remain near normal in the upper 60s and lower
70s over the next several days.

Coastal hazard potential days 3 and 4... None.

Fire weather...

isolated thunderstorms will be confined to the southern and
eastern interiors this afternoon and evening. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms will spread to the north and west as
well on Monday. High temperatures will remain near normal in the
upper 60s and lower 70s over the next several days. Rh values will
remain in the upper 30s and lower 40s over much of the interior
Sunday and drop into the 30s on Monday, however winds and
temperatures are expected to remain below red flag criteria.

Hydrology...

warm temperatures aloft will continue over the brooks range
and combined with rainfall over the last several days and
with additional rainfall expected over the next couple days will
produce significant rises on rivers draining the brooks range and
in particular the sag river. Current forecasts bring the sag river
just below action stage over the next few days.

Afg watches warnings advisories
None.

Jk jun 18


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Bethel, Bethel Airport, AK3 mi27 minNW 510.00 miOvercast49°F46°F90%1017.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Bethel, Alaska
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Bethel
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Sun -- 12:24 AM AKDT     Sunset
Sun -- 03:16 AM AKDT     2.86 feet High Tide
Sun -- 04:17 AM AKDT     Moonset
Sun -- 05:14 AM AKDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 11:04 AM AKDT     0.81 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 02:51 PM AKDT     2.70 feet High Tide
Sun -- 08:29 PM AKDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 11:25 PM AKDT     -0.28 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.41.42.42.82.82.62.421.61.20.90.81.11.82.52.72.62.31.91.40.90.4-0-0.3

Tide / Current Tables for Apokak Creek entrance, Alaska
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Apokak Creek entrance
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Sun -- 12:18 AM AKDT     Sunset
Sun -- 04:22 AM AKDT     Moonset
Sun -- 05:03 AM AKDT     1.01 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 05:23 AM AKDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:13 AM AKDT     10.08 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:24 PM AKDT     -0.35 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 08:27 PM AKDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 11:38 PM AKDT     10.97 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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9.88.15.93.51.711.846.68.9109.88.774.92.70.8-0.3-01.64.26.99.310.7

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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