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Laguna Niguel, CA

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Sunrise 6:50AMSunset 5:14PM Friday January 22, 2021 6:16 PM PST (02:16 UTC) Moonrise 1:26PMMoonset 2:32AM Illumination 73% 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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PZZ750 Coastal Waters From San Mateo Point To The Mexican Border And Out To 30 Nm- 132 Pm Pst Fri Jan 22 2021
Tonight..Wind W 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. SWell W 3 to 4 ft at 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
Sat..Wind W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SWell W 4 ft at 10 seconds. SWell sw 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely. Slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
Sat night..Wind N to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SWell W 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of tstms in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
Sun..Wind variable less than 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SWell W 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
Sun night..Wind sw 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. SWell W 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain and slight chance of tstms after midnight.
Mon..Wind W 15 to 25 kt...becoming 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 ft... Building to 15 ft in the afternoon. Rain likely and slight chance of tstms.
Mon night..Wind W 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas 15 ft. Chance of showers.
Tue..Wind nw 10 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. SWell W 8 to 11 ft. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tue night..Wind W 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the evening... Becoming variable less than 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SWell W 6 to 9 ft.
Wed..Wind S 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. SWell W 3 to 5 ft. Slight chance of rain.
Wed night..Wind S 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. SWell W 2 to 3 ft. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then chance of rain after midnight.
PZZ700 132 Pm Pst Fri Jan 22 2021
Synopsis for the far southern california coast.. At 1 pm, a 1032 mb high was 600 nm west of cape mendocino and a 1004 mb low was over central nevada. Onshore flow will continue to increase today and continue into Saturday. Some decrease Sunday is expected before much stronger northwest winds and building seas arrive Monday and Tuesday with hazardous conditions expected. Stay tuned for updates on this developing hazardous situation. Conditions will settle somewhat late Tuesday and Wednesday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Laguna Niguel, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Diego, CA
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FXUS66 KSGX 222126 AFDSGX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service San Diego CA 126 PM PST Fri Jan 22 2021

SYNOPSIS. A cooler and wetter weather pattern is developing over the West Coast and will provide periods of rain and mountain snow, along with gusty southwest to west winds at times through next week. The first round of precipitation will arrive tonight and continue into Saturday, with a second for Sunday night through Monday night. Additional rounds of heavier precipitation are possible later next week. Gale force winds are possible over the coastal waters by Monday.

DISCUSSION. FOR EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA INCLUDING ORANGE . SAN DIEGO . WESTERN RIVERSIDE AND SOUTHWESTERN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTIES .

Satellite imagery at 1 PM PST showed broken low clouds from the mountains westward to the coast. Farther to the northwest, a stripe of clouds extended from Point Conception southwestward beyond the outer coastal waters and was moving SE. This should bring the first round of measurable light rain to lower elevations later this evening. The sfc pressure gradient from KSAN to the high deserts was 10 mbS onshore now. Southwest winds over the mountains were 25-45 MPH and should increase through the afternoon over the mountains and high desert areas where a Wind Advisory has been posted. Some light rain had already broken out in the San Bernardino Mts, and along coastal San Diego County, a narrow frontal band managed a few light showers that moved inland around midday.

Our impending active weather pattern remains on track based on the latest forecast data available. The first event will be a weak frontal band this evening, followed by periods of showers through Sunday morning. most of these showers are expected to be of the light to moderate variety, but isolated embedded thunderstorms are not out of the question and could produce some brief heavy rain and small hail. The snow level will lower to around 4000 FT with several inches of snow expected to accumulate above 4500 FT. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for slippery road conditions, gusty winds, and limited visibility at times in the mountains due to fog and blowing snow.

On the heels of the weekend storm will be another, even colder system beginning Sunday night and continuing into Monday night. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for heavier snowfall and strong winds expected through Monday. The snow level could lower to 2000 FT over the northern mountains and 2500 FT over our southern mountains with snowfall potential increasing to a foot or more above 4000 FT.

The second system will move out on Tuesday as yet another cold trough sets up along the West Coast. This one could tap a better moisture supply as it sinks slowly south across California with drenching rains and heavy mountain snowfall from Wednesday through Friday. Timing is uncertain, but precipitation could begin over SoCal on Thursday and not end until Saturday. This one poses a bigger flood threat for our rivers and streams, but there is more uncertainty as well.

AVIATION. 222120Z . Coast/Valleys/Mountains . BKN locally SCT clouds with bases 1500-3500 feet MSL. Partial obscuration of terrain above 2500 feet MSL. Scattered showers after 03Z this evening and into Saturday morning, with greater frequency of showers Saturday afternoon. Cloud bases locally down to 2000 feet and vis 3-5 miles in -SHRA.

Deserts . Strong winds to develop today in the high desert around KVCV with 25-35 kt after 22Z. Otherwise, SCT to locally BKN clouds at 6000-10000 feet MSL with unrestricted vis through Saturday.

MARINE. No marine weather hazards are expected through the weekend, though light showers are expected tonight through Saturday night. Another winter storm will likely bring strong winds and hazardous seas Sunday night into Tuesday. Gales are possible. Combined seas over 10 feet in the inner waters and over 14 feet in the outer waters are also possible.

Beaches. Elevated short-period west northwest swells could bring surf of 7+ feet for late Monday into Tuesday. This will produce hazardous swimming conditions and a higher risk for rip currents.

HYDROLOGY. For tonight through Saturday evening . Mostly light showers at times with a few heavier showers Saturday afternoon and evening and a small chance of thunderstorms. Rainfall is not expected to cause significant runoff except near the heaviest showers in urban areas. No river or small stream flooding is likely. The snow level will fall to around 4000 FT which will also limit runoff. One-tenth in the deserts . 0 75-1.5" mountains. 0.3-0.6" coast/valleys.

For late sunday night through Monday night . This will be a colder storm with slightly heavier rainfall rates possible, but the snow level will drop to between 2000-2500 feet which will limit runoff to the valleys and coastal areas where heavier showers develop. Once again river and small stream flooding is not expected, but urban flooding will be possible in the heavier activity. 0.10-0.25" deserts . 1-2 inches liquid mountains(almost all snow) . 0.50-1.15" coast/valleys.

Later next week a slower moving system will tap significant moisture and could result in heavy rain and snowfall with significant runoff. Uncertainty is too great at this time to estimate how much rain and/ or flooding is possible so stay tuned. SKYWARN. Skywarn activation is not requested. However weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions.

SGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. CA . Winter Weather Advisory from 10 PM this evening to 10 PM PST Saturday for Riverside County Mountains-San Bernardino County Mountains-San Diego County Mountains.

Wind Advisory until 10 PM PST this evening for Apple and Lucerne Valleys-Riverside County Mountains-San Bernardino County Mountains-San Diego County Mountains-San Gorgonio Pass Near Banning.

Winter Storm Watch from Sunday evening through Monday evening for Riverside County Mountains-San Bernardino County Mountains-San Diego County Mountains.

PZ . NONE.



PUBLIC . 10 AVIATION/MARINE/BEACHES . MM


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46224 - Oceanside Offshore, CA (045) 26 mi50 min 60°F4 ft
46253 26 mi20 min 59°F3 ft
46256 30 mi50 min 59°F3 ft
PRJC1 30 mi46 min W 12 G 16
AGXC1 32 mi58 min WSW 11 G 15 57°F 1012.1 hPa
PFXC1 32 mi46 min W 12 G 15 57°F
PFDC1 33 mi58 min SW 9.9 G 15
PSXC1 33 mi46 min W 9.9 G 13
46222 - San Pedro, CA (092) 34 mi25 min 60°F4 ft
BAXC1 34 mi52 min WSW 12 G 14
OHBC1 - 9410660 - Los Angeles, CA 34 mi46 min 60°F1014.7 hPa
PXAC1 35 mi52 min WSW 7 G 11
46225 - Torrey Pines Outer, CA (100) 44 mi20 min 58°F3 ft
46266 45 mi46 min 56°F 61°F3 ft

Wind History for Los Angeles Pier J, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
John Wayne-Orange County Airport, CA15 mi23 minWSW 710.00 miOvercast58°F46°F65%1014.3 hPa
Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station, CA24 mi21 minSW 310.00 miOvercast58°F41°F53%1014.8 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KSNA

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Tide / Current Tables for San Clemente, California
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San Clemente
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Fri -- 01:32 AM PST     Moonset
Fri -- 04:24 AM PST     4.55 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:51 AM PST     Sunrise
Fri -- 12:03 PM PST     0.92 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 12:25 PM PST     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:12 PM PST     Sunset
Fri -- 06:20 PM PST     2.82 feet High Tide
Fri -- 10:29 PM PST     2.25 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Newport Bay Entrance, Corona del Mar, California (2)
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Newport Bay Entrance
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Fri -- 01:33 AM PST     Moonset
Fri -- 04:32 AM PST     4.58 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:53 AM PST     Sunrise
Fri -- 12:11 PM PST     0.93 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 12:26 PM PST     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:13 PM PST     Sunset
Fri -- 06:38 PM PST     2.86 feet High Tide
Fri -- 10:32 PM PST     2.39 feet Low Tide
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