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Paskenta, CA

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Sunrise 7:02AMSunset 4:46PM Wednesday November 25, 2020 2:13 AM PST (10:13 UTC) Moonrise 2:48PMMoonset 2:30AM Illumination 76% 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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PZZ455 Cape Mendocino To Pt Arena Out 10 Nm- 831 Pm Pst Tue Nov 24 2020
.small craft advisory in effect through Wednesday morning...
.hazardous seas warning in effect from Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night...
Tonight..N winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves N building to 7 ft at 8 seconds...and nw building to 13 ft at 20 seconds. Chance of showers.
Wed..NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves nw 6 ft at 8 seconds...and nw 18 ft at 19 seconds. Chance of showers.
Wed night..N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves nw 18 ft at 16 seconds.
Thu..N winds 5 to 15 kt. Waves nw 15 ft at 15 seconds.
Thu night..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves nw 12 ft at 13 seconds.
Fri..E winds 5 kt. Waves nw 8 ft at 17 seconds.
Sat..NE winds 5 kt. Waves nw 8 ft at 15 seconds.
Sun..SE winds 5 kt. Waves nw 5 ft at 13 seconds.
PZZ400 831 Pm Pst Tue Nov 24 2020
Synopsis for northern california waters..Northwesterly winds and short-period seas will rapidly increase for brief time later this evening and overnight with the passage of a cold front. A large long-period northwest swell will build tonight through tomorrow, and peak to around 18 to 20 feet by tomorrow evening. Large northwest seas are expected to persist through the day on Thursday as northerly winds increase.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Paskenta, CA
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Area Discussion for - Sacramento, CA
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FXUS66 KSTO 242202 AFDSTO

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Sacramento CA 202 PM PST Tue Nov 24 2020

SYNOPSIS. Light showers possible over the mountains tonight and Wednesday, otherwise dry weather expected into next week. Mild days and cool nights will continue with breezy north to east winds on Thursday.

DISCUSSION. Ridging is apparent over California today as clear skies are seen via visible satellite across the state. Mild afternoon highs are expected with Valley temperatures topping out in the mid to upper 60s, with highs in the 40s and low 50s in the mountains. Locally gusty winds this morning have decreased early this afternoon.

Late tonight a trough begins to dig into the PacNW and Northern California which will bring some light precipitation mainly to higher elevations. Precipitation amounts will generally be anywhere from a trace up to 0.15 inches with the most QPF located in Shasta and western Plumas County. A stray light shower at lower elevations cannot be ruled out. As for snowfall, snow levels are generally anywhere from 4500-5500 feet and total snowfall accumulation is generally less than an inch.

As this trough moves out of the area Thursday, pressure gradients tighten and north to east winds are expected across the Valley and over the Sierra and southern Cascades as early as Thursday morning. Gusts will be anywhere from 25-35 mph, locally higher. Winds decrease in the Valley Thursday evening, with stronger winds continuing in the mountains until Friday morning.

Lighter winds, dry weather, and near average daytime high temperatures are expected Friday into the weekend. Lows both Friday and Saturday night will reach near or slightly below freezing in the Valley and any sensitive plants not impacted by the last freeze may be damaged this time around.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION (Saturday THROUGH Tuesday). Upper ridging progged over NorCal this weekend resulting in dry weather with above normal high temperatures. Frontal system moves into the Pacific Northwest Monday, but enough ridging remains over NorCal to keep the associated precipitation north of the CWA. Deterministic solutions vary on the track of this low on Tuesday, but have kept a dry forecast due to ensemble guidance.

AVIATION. Generally VFR conditions expected. Light Showers possible 9-13 UTC Northern Sacramento Valley. Local MVFR possible San Joaquin Valley 12-15 UTC due to BR. Winds generally under 12 kts.

STO WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. None.


Weather Reporting Stations
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46014 - PT ARENA - 19NM North of Point Arena, CA 90 mi44 min NW 19 G 25 1021.4 hPa
ANVC1 - 9416841 - Arena Cove, CA 93 mi56 min WNW 4.1 G 8.9 51°F 52°F1021.5 hPa

Wind History for Arena Cove, CA
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Airport Reports
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Red Bluff, Red Bluff Municipal Airport, CA23 mi20 minWNW 410.00 miOvercast45°F37°F74%1019 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KRBL

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Tide / Current Tables for Westport, California
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Westport
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Wed -- 01:09 AM PST     1.23 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 02:36 AM PST     Moonset
Wed -- 07:11 AM PST     Sunrise
Wed -- 07:53 AM PST     5.52 feet High Tide
Wed -- 02:22 PM PST     1.11 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 02:53 PM PST     Moonrise
Wed -- 04:53 PM PST     Sunset
Wed -- 08:23 PM PST     4.22 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Fort Bragg Landing, California
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Fort Bragg Landing
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Wed -- 01:11 AM PST     1.23 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 02:36 AM PST     Moonset
Wed -- 07:10 AM PST     Sunrise
Wed -- 07:54 AM PST     5.62 feet High Tide
Wed -- 02:24 PM PST     1.11 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 02:53 PM PST     Moonrise
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Wed -- 08:24 PM PST     4.32 feet High Tide
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