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Redwood, CA

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Sunrise 6:00AMSunset 8:29PM Thursday July 18, 2019 11:08 AM PDT (18:08 UTC) Moonrise 8:58PMMoonset 6:35AM Illumination 97% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 16 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 The San Francisco Bay North Of The Bay Bridge- 844 Am Pdt Thu Jul 18 2019
.small craft advisory in effect through this evening...
Today..SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Tonight..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Fri..SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Fri night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
Sat..SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Sat night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
Sun..SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
Mon..SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
PZZ500 844 Am Pdt Thu Jul 18 2019
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... Generally light to moderate northwest winds will persist through Monday with locally gusty winds over the northern outer waters. Lighter southerly flow can be expected along the coast today and into the start of the weekend. The sea state will continue to be dominated by short period wind generated waves along with a light long period southerly swell.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Redwood, 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
1032 am pdt Thu jul 18 2019

Synopsis A gradual cooling trend will continue through late week
with periods of night and morning low clouds. Temperatures will
begin to warm slightly this weekend and rebound back to near
seasonal averages by next week.

Discussion As of 08:44 am pdt Thursday... Stratus that spread
well inland during the overnight hours continues to rapidly
diminish across inland valleys at this hour. Look for mostly sunny
conditions to develop for just about all inland areas by late
morning or early afternoon while low clouds may linger at times
near the coast. As mentioned in the previous discussion, expecting
the cooling trend to continue across the interior portion of the
region today with little change for coastal areas. The ongoing
forecast remains on track with no updates needed at this time. For
additional details, please see the previous forecast discussion
below.

Prev discussion As of 2:43 am pdt Thursday... The marine layer has
ramped up to around 1800 feet, per the fort ord profiler.

Satellite imagery shows low clouds extending through the salinas
valley, however, high clouds are obscuring the view of low clouds
below over the greater san francisco bay area. Surface
observations at bay area airports are not indicating any ceilings
at this time, however, expect low cloud coverage to increase by
sunrise.

The broad upper level trough remains along the west coast. This
will maintain the cooling trend that has already begun. Highs
today are forecast to be several degrees cooler than those on
Wednesday across inland areas, with little change along the coast.

Night and morning clouds will continue over the next few days
with onshore flow with continued cooling through Saturday.

Slightly warmer temperatures are expected on Sunday with high
pressure aloft building in from the east. This ridge is forecast
to build over the four corners region and nudge westward early
in the week. However, a deepening trough off the west coast will
keep the ridge from building too far west. Warmer temperatures are
still indicated for the inland areas, but near-coastal sites
should remain near normal.

Aviation As of 10:32 am pdt Thursday... For 18z tafs. The
marine layer remains at around 2000 ft agl per the fort ord
profiler with satellite imagery showing stratus eroding inland.

Vfr conditions expected for the rest of the day and into this
evening. Guidance is now showing stratus redeveloping earlier this
evening compared to yesterday, so moved forward return times by a
couple of hours for the 18z package. Onshore winds this afternoon
10-15 kt with gusts 20-25 kt at the typically windy spots.

Vicinity of ksfo...VFR. Westerly winds 10-15 kt with gusts to 25
kt this afternoon. Expecting sfo to see MVFR conditions overnight.

Sfo bridge approach... Similar to ksfo.

Monterey bay terminals...VFR this afternoon before low CIGS return
this evening. Expecting an earlier return for kmry than was seen
yesterday as well as another early return of stratus for ksns.

Onshore winds this afternoon 10-15 kt with locally gusty winds
down the salinas valley.

Marine As of 08:44 am pdt Thursday... Generally light to
moderate northwest winds will persist through Monday with locally
gusty winds over the northern outer waters. Lighter southerly flow
can be expected along the coast today and into the start of the
weekend. The sea state will continue to be dominated by short
period wind generated waves along with a light long period
southerly swell.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tday Sca... Pt arena to pigeon pt 10-60 nm
sca... Pt arena to pt reyes 0-10 nm until 3 pm
sca... Sf bay
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
RTYC1 - 9414523 - Redwood City, CA 1 mi68 min N 2.9 G 6 65°F 73°F1014.5 hPa (+0.5)
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 18 mi74 min W 7 G 8.9 62°F 68°F1014.5 hPa
LNDC1 19 mi68 min W 7 G 9.9 61°F 1014 hPa (+0.5)
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 21 mi68 min W 11 G 16
OBXC1 21 mi68 min 60°F 59°F
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 21 mi68 min W 8.9 G 12 60°F 1014 hPa (+0.6)
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 22 mi68 min WSW 7 G 12 60°F 1013.1 hPa (+0.7)
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 24 mi74 min WSW 9.9 G 13 56°F 61°F1014.5 hPa
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 28 mi68 min SW 16 G 19 58°F 1014.1 hPa (+0.7)
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 29 mi51 min S 14 59°F 1014 hPa
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 29 mi68 min 57°F5 ft
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 30 mi68 min 64°F
UPBC1 36 mi68 min WNW 14 G 16
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 36 mi68 min W 13 G 15 65°F 70°F1012.8 hPa (+0.4)
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 37 mi68 min SW 15 G 18 61°F 1012.9 hPa (+0.5)
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 38 mi68 min W 15 G 17 65°F 70°F1012.7 hPa (+0.5)
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 38 mi38 min SW 5.8 G 9.7 55°F 54°F1015.1 hPa
PSBC1 - 9415115 - Pittsburg (Suisun Bay), CA 40 mi68 min NNW 14 G 18 69°F 1011.8 hPa (+0.7)
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 48 mi83 min WNW 11 66°F 1013 hPa58°F

Wind History for Redwood City, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
San Carlos Airport, CA3 mi81 minN 510.00 miPartly Cloudy66°F55°F68%1014.2 hPa
Palo Alto Airport, CA5 mi73 minN 610.00 miPartly Cloudy66°F57°F73%1013.9 hPa
Mountain View, Moffett Field, CA10 mi72 minVar 510.00 miFair72°F57°F61%1014 hPa
Hayward, Hayward Air Terminal, CA11 mi74 minW 610.00 miFair68°F57°F68%1014.7 hPa
San Francisco, San Francisco International Airport, CA11 mi72 minENE 410.00 miMostly Cloudy67°F55°F66%1013.6 hPa
Oakland, Metro Oakland International Airport, CA12 mi75 minWSW 510.00 miPartly Cloudy67°F55°F68%1014.1 hPa
Half Moon Bay Airport, CA16 mi68 minS 83.00 miFog/Mist55°F55°F100%1015.6 hPa
San Jose, San Jose International Airport, CA18 mi75 minSE 1010.00 miMostly Cloudy67°F54°F63%1013.4 hPa
Livermore, Livermore Municipal Airport, CA24 mi75 minWNW 510.00 miFair72°F55°F55%1012.5 hPa
San Jose / Reid / Hillv, CA24 mi81 minS 610.00 miPartly Cloudy70°F53°F57%1013.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Redwood Creek entrance (inside), San Francisco Bay, California
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Redwood Creek entrance (inside)
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Thu -- 01:35 AM PDT     8.15 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:01 AM PDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:35 AM PDT     Moonset
Thu -- 08:56 AM PDT     -0.46 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 03:44 PM PDT     6.95 feet High Tide
Thu -- 08:28 PM PDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:54 PM PDT     3.02 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 09:57 PM PDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Dumbarton Bridge, San Francisco Bay, California Current
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Thu -- 02:54 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 05:55 AM PDT     -1.68 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 06:01 AM PDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:35 AM PDT     Moonset
Thu -- 09:27 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 12:42 PM PDT     1.79 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 04:37 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 06:32 PM PDT     -0.66 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 08:27 PM PDT     Sunset
Thu -- 09:07 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 09:57 PM PDT     Moonrise
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