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Inverness, CA

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Sunrise 7:19AMSunset 6:33PM Wednesday October 16, 2019 5:50 AM PDT (12:50 UTC) Moonrise 7:32PMMoonset 8:55AM Illumination 92% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 18 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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PZZ545 Coastal Waters From Point Reyes To Pigeon Point California Out To 10 Nm- 243 Am Pdt Wed Oct 16 2019
.small craft advisory in effect from late tonight through late Thursday night...
Today..NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves around 4 ft. W swell around 3 ft at 19 seconds and nw 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
Tonight..W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 18 seconds and W 2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers.
Thu..NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds and nw around 2 ft at 11 seconds.
Thu night..NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves around 6 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds and sw around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
Fri..NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 16 seconds and sw around 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Fri night..NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 9 to 11 ft at 15 seconds.
Sat..NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft.
Sun..NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft and sw around 2 ft.
...san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast..... In the deep water channel...seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 17 seconds. Across the bar...seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant period of 17 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.6 kt at 06:49 am Wednesday and 3.7 kt at 06:25 pm Wednesday.
PZZ500 243 Am Pdt Wed Oct 16 2019
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... Light northwest winds will prevail over the coastal waters through Wednesday. A slight chance of light rain is possible to parts of the waters on Wednesday night associated with a passing front. After the frontal passage, winds will gradually increase. A large northwest swell is forecast to arrive on Thursday and build into Friday with forerunners arriving as early as today through early Thursday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Inverness CDP, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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440 am pdt Wed oct 16 2019

Synopsis Late rain will be possible across portions of the region
from tonight into early Thursday morning as a weak cold front sweep
through northern and central california. Cooler, breezy conditions
develop in wake of the frontal passage by Thursday afternoon and
will continue into Friday. A warming and drying trend is then
forecast late in the weekend and into early next week.

Discussion As of 03:00 am pdt Wednesday... Patchy fog (dense at
times) is being reported over the sonoma valley and northern
marin county, down along the san mateo coastline and into the
monterey bay region. This is less widespread compared to yesterday
morning, yet the marine layer remains around 1,200 feet in depth.

Look for a region-wide cooling trend today in advance of an
approaching frontal system. This early season system is brining
widespread rainfall to washington and oregon with rain lightly to
spread into far northwest california later in the day. Light rain
will develop as far south as the north bay late this evening and
then across the san francisco bay area overnight. While pwat
values of 1.50" are advecting inland ahead of this system, the
best mid upper level support will remain to our north. As the
weakening boundary pushes southward into the central coast
Thursday morning, light rain will be possible as far south as the
monterey peninsula during the pre-dawn hours while ending to the
north. Overall, rainfall amounts from this system will be less
than a tenth of an inch for most.

Temperatures will continue on the cooling trend Thursday as a colder
air mass advects southward across the region in wake of the frontal
passage. Brisk northwest winds will also develop and become locally
gusty in the afternoon and evening hours, especially along the coast
and in the hills. The strongest winds are likely to gust to 35 to 40
mph. The cool, breezy conditions will persist into Friday as well,
yet winds will weaken slightly. Another fast-moving system will move
across the pacific northwest and northern california from Friday
night into Saturday morning. This will bring another slight chance
of precipitation to the north bay, yet again rainfall amounts will
be light.

A warming trend is then forecast to begin on Sunday and become more
robust early next week as high pressure builds over the region.

Thus, look for widespread 70s closer to the coast and 80s across the
interior early in the week. Periods of dry, offshore flow will also
be possible across portions of the north bay next week as well.

However, offshore winds are not forecast to be strong and or
widespread. The ensembles indicate above average temperatures are
likely to extend into the latter half of next week as well with high
pressure remaining the dominate weather feature across the region.

Aviation As of 4:40 am pdt Tuesday... High clouds are moving
over central california from the southwest, creating a challenge
for detecting stratus from satellite. Surface observations show a
wide range fromVFR conditions to vlifr conditions. Stratus
coverage remains hugged close to the coastline and with patches
around the sf bay. WidespreadVFR conditions will return by mid-
to-late morning and into the afternoon. A cold front moving in
from the northwest will provide a slight chance for precipitation
for northern terminals toward the end of the TAF period with light
winds.

Vicinity of ksfo... Less stratus than 24 hours ago, though high
clouds are obscuring satellite detection. Winds are onshore and
remaining through the TAF period. Stratus is expected to expand
in coverage around the bay through sunrise, but there remains
uncertainty if it will bring impacts to the terminal.

Sfo bridge approach... Similar to ksfo.

Monterey bay terminals... Lifr vlifr CIGS and vis impacting both
mry and sns with patchy fog.VFR condition return by mid-to-late
morning.

Marine As of 04:27 am pdt Wednesday... Light northwest winds
will prevail over the coastal waters through Wednesday. A slight
chance of light rain is possible to parts of the waters on
Wednesday night associated with a passing front. After the
frontal passage, winds will gradually increase. A large northwest
swell is forecast to arrive on Thursday and build into Friday
with forerunners arriving as early as today through early
Thursday.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tday Sca... Pt pinos to pt piedras blancas 0-10 nm from 9 am
public forecast: rgass
aviation: dk rowe
marine: dk rowe
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 10 mi56 min 57°F1016.3 hPa
46013 - Bodega Bay - 48NM North Northwest of San Francisco, CA 25 mi40 min WNW 5.8 G 7.8 53°F1016.3 hPa
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 25 mi40 min WNW 3.9 G 5.8 54°F 55°F1017.1 hPa
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 26 mi80 min 56°F2 ft
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 28 mi56 min NNE 1.9 G 2.9 55°F 60°F1016.3 hPa
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 30 mi56 min SE 1.9 G 2.9 55°F 1016.6 hPa
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 30 mi56 min WSW 1.9 G 2.9 54°F 57°F1016.7 hPa
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 32 mi56 min NW 2.9 G 5.1 53°F 1016 hPa
PXSC1 33 mi56 min 55°F 55°F
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 33 mi56 min WSW 7 G 11 54°F 1015.4 hPa
46214 - Point Reyes, CA (029) 34 mi50 min 57°F3 ft
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 35 mi56 min W 5.1 G 8 54°F 1016.5 hPa
OBXC1 35 mi56 min 55°F 54°F
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 36 mi56 min W 7 G 8.9
LNDC1 38 mi56 min N 1.9 G 2.9 54°F 1016.5 hPa
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 38 mi56 min W 7 G 8 55°F 62°F1017 hPa
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 40 mi56 min WNW 9.9 G 12 55°F 63°F1015.9 hPa55°F
UPBC1 40 mi56 min WNW 12 G 15
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 44 mi56 min W 14 G 16 55°F 64°F1015.8 hPa
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 45 mi65 min W 2.9 51°F 1015 hPa48°F

Wind History for Point Reyes, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Petaluma Municipal Airport, CA17 mi75 minNNW 40.15 miFog48°F48°F100%1016.6 hPa
Novato / Gnoss Field, CA17 mi55 minN 01.75 miFog/Mist43°F42°F100%1016.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Inverness, Tomales Bay, California
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Inverness
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Wed -- 02:42 AM PDT     4.11 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:21 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:32 AM PDT     1.95 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 09:55 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 02:05 PM PDT     5.07 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:32 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 08:31 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 09:15 PM PDT     0.02 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Point Reyes, California Current
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Point Reyes
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Wed -- 02:44 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 05:11 AM PDT     -0.84 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 07:21 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:23 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 09:56 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 11:19 AM PDT     0.76 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 02:06 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 05:25 PM PDT     -1.28 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 06:33 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 08:32 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 09:06 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
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