Friday, October19, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Ensign, KS

Version 3.4
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 7:51AMSunset 6:57PM Friday October 19, 2018 7:03 PM CDT (00:03 UTC) Moonrise 3:46PMMoonset 1:48AM Illumination 79% 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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PZZ530 San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta And San Francisco Bay North Of The Bay Bridge- 228 Pm Pdt Fri Oct 19 2018
Tonight..SW winds 10 kt.
Sat..SW winds 10 kt.
Sat night..SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
Sun..W winds 5 to 15 kt.
Sun night..W winds 5 to 15 kt.
Mon..W winds 5 to 15 kt.
Tue..W winds 10 kt.
Wed..W winds 10 kt.
PZZ500 228 Pm Pdt Fri Oct 19 2018
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... High pressure over the great basin and the eastern pacific will weaken through the weekend and early next week. Generally winds will be light to locally breezy northwesterly and swell moderate period mixed northwesterly and southwesterly.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near South San Francisco, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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national weather service san francisco bay area
420 pm pdt Fri oct 19 2018

Synopsis Sunny and warm with a only a few degrees of cooling
through the weekend. More noted cooling to return early next week
as fronts pass to our north with increasing onshore flow and a
cooling airmass. Any light rain from these fronts will likely
stay north of sonoma county next week while high pressure builds
over southern and central california by the second half.

Discussion As of 1:52 pm pdt Friday... The combination of
building high pressure, sunny skies and light offshore flow
inland has resulted warmer temperatures across the board this
afternoon. Current temperatures are ranging from the mid 60s at
the coast to the mid to upper 70s around the bays, with 80s well
inland. Current readings are from 3 to 11 degrees warmer than they
were yesterday at this time. Surface pressure gradients are
trending stronger offshore with wmc to sfo now 6.9 mb, and sfo to
sac now -0.2 mb.

The upper level high pressure ridge over california will maintain
warm conditions through Saturday with a gradual cooling trend
beginning on Sunday and persisting through midweek as low
pressure systems move across the pacific northwest. Latest model
guidance keeps all rain chances north of our CWA through the
forecast period, though.

Another ridge is forecast to approach california from the eastern
pacific late in the week ushering in another warming trend by next
weekend. The latest run of the ECMWF hints at another upper
trough possibly affecting northern california by the end of the
month... We'll see, although climatologically, this timing checks
out.

Aviation As of 04:20 pm pdt Friday... For 00z tafs. A
compressed marine layer has led to mainly clear skies across the
region with some stratus offshore.VFR conditions expected through
the period aside from some possible patchy low clouds along the
coast. Patchy fog possible again early tomorrow morning in the
north bay.

Vicinity of ksfo...VFR with some patchy low clouds possible early
tomorrow morning.

Sfo bridge approach... Similar to ksfo.

Monterey bay terminals...VFR. Patchy low stratus ceilings may
return into tomorrow morning.

Marine As of 02:28 pm pdt Friday... High pressure over the
great basin and the eastern pacific will weaken through the
weekend and early next week. Generally winds will be light to
locally breezy northwesterly and swell moderate period mixed
northwesterly and southwesterly.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tngt None.

Public forecast: sims
aviation: as
marine: canepa
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 10 mi34 min W 6 G 8 69°F 64°F1017.4 hPa
RTYC1 - 9414523 - Redwood City, CA 11 mi34 min NNW 6 G 7 76°F 68°F1017.6 hPa
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 12 mi34 min WSW 8 G 11 72°F 1016.2 hPa
OBXC1 12 mi34 min 70°F 53°F
PXSC1 12 mi34 min 72°F 52°F
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 12 mi34 min W 8.9 G 9.9
LNDC1 12 mi34 min NNW 2.9 G 5.1 75°F 1017.1 hPa
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 13 mi34 min WNW 7 G 8 67°F 1017.1 hPa
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 14 mi34 min WSW 11 G 15 60°F 61°F1017.7 hPa
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 19 mi34 min 60°F5 ft
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 19 mi71 min Calm 77°F 1018 hPa (-2.0)
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 19 mi34 min SSW 4.1 G 6 67°F 1017.5 hPa
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 21 mi34 min SE 1 G 2.9 68°F 62°F1016.8 hPa
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 28 mi24 min NW 18 G 21 57°F 58°F1018.4 hPa
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 30 mi34 min WSW 1.9 G 2.9 70°F 1016.6 hPa
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 30 mi34 min N 1.9 G 2.9 80°F 65°F1016.8 hPa27°F
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 33 mi34 min NNE 1.9 G 1.9 79°F 65°F1016.6 hPa
PSBC1 - 9415115 - Pittsburg (Suisun Bay), CA 37 mi34 min WNW 4.1 G 4.1 80°F 1016.5 hPa
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 42 mi34 min NW 12 G 16 60°F1018.2 hPa
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 43 mi79 min WSW 5.1 82°F 1017 hPa

Wind History for Alameda, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Dodge City, Dodge City Regional Airport, KS22 mi72 minN 13 G 1910.00 miFair73°F41°F32%1018.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Seaplane Harbor, San Francisco Bay, California
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Seaplane Harbor
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Fri -- 02:19 AM PDT     Moonset
Fri -- 03:28 AM PDT     0.75 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:21 AM PDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 10:18 AM PDT     6.38 feet High Tide
Fri -- 04:13 PM PDT     2.26 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 04:15 PM PDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 06:26 PM PDT     Sunset
Fri -- 09:32 PM PDT     6.23 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Oyster Point 2.8 mi E, South San Francisco Bay, California Current
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Oyster Point 2.8 mi E
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Fri -- 12:33 AM PDT     -1.22 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 02:19 AM PDT     Moonset
Fri -- 04:01 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 07:20 AM PDT     0.84 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 07:21 AM PDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 10:22 AM PDT     -0.01 knots Slack
Fri -- 01:26 PM PDT     -0.87 knots Max Ebb
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Fri -- 04:29 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 06:26 PM PDT     Sunset
Fri -- 07:20 PM PDT     0.61 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 10:03 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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