Monday, August26, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Aberdeen, WA

Version 3.4
NOTICE
7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.
6/2/2019. Many thanks to a user for reporting an error on one of the Edit pages. The switch to PHP 7.2 caused many pages that previously worked to quit working. I fixed many but I still depend on users to report ones I missed. Please report errors HERE or send an email to me at L-36.com. Allen

Sunrise 6:25AMSunset 8:08PM Monday August 26, 2019 12:36 AM PDT (07:36 UTC) Moonrise 12:43AMMoonset 4:49PM Illumination 18% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 25 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
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
PZZ110 Grays harbor bar- 845 pm pdt Sun aug 25 2019 combined seas 4 to 6 ft. Bar conditions light to moderate. Maximum ebb currents will occur around 130 am late tonight and 200 pm Monday.
PZZ100 845 Pm Pdt Sun Aug 25 2019
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Onshore flow will continue through Monday before turning offshore on Tuesday as a thermal trough builds north along the west coast.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Aberdeen, WA
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 46.97, -123.85     debug


Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
Fxus66 ksew 260255
afdsew
area forecast discussion
national weather service seattle wa
755 pm pdt Sun aug 25 2019

Synopsis A strong ridge of high pressure will begin to build
into the area tonight thru mid-week. Low level onshore flow will
also transition to offshore flow late Monday into Tuesday. This
combination will bring unseasonably hot temperatures to western
washington with temperatures peaking on Wednesday. A weak system will
bring a brief rest on Thursday before another ridge builds over the
area at the end of the week.

Short term tonight through Wednesday Current satellite imagery
and a look out the window agree that skies are generally clear over
the area. There are still a couple of patches out there... But the
trend is for these bits to thin out. The exception to this may be
along the coast where weak onshore flow may bring a return of
marine stratus.

Monday will kick off a week full of unseasonably warm conditions as
upper level ridging will continue to strengthen over W wa but the
furnace does not really kick on until gradients turn the low level
flow offshore later in the day. With flow being in transition
through the day... In increase in temps will be mainly from the upper
level ridge and clear skies... Thus only being a few degrees warmer
than what was observed today with afternoon highs still generally in
the 70s with the SW interior hitting around 80. Tuesday will see
this combo of offshore flow and strong upper level ridging have a
larger impact with afternoon highs in the lower to mid 80s along the
coast and the mid 80s to around 90 for the interior. While this will
be the peak for temps along the coast... Wednesday will bring the
hottest temperatures to the interior... With locations from the
seattle metro area south seeing temps in the upper 80s to around 90
and the SW interior getting into the lower 90s.

This kind of heat will result in a moderate heat risk over much of w
wa for both Tuesday and Wednesday... Meaning that those more
sensitive to heat will be at risk unless simple measures are taken.

While this heat will not meet advisory thresholds... Those finding
themselves or their pets outdoors for any prolonged period of time
Tuesday and Wednesday are encouraged to take regular breaks and
hydrate often and if traveling or shopping... Remember to never
leave children or pets unattended in a hot vehicle. Smr

Long term Thursday through Sunday From previous discussion... On
Thursday, the ridge will begin to dampen across the region as a
shortwave trough approaches the area from the sw. Guidance is having
a tough time determining the amount of moisture associated with this
weak system as its projected path takes it across southern
washington into eastern washington. For now will keep slight chance
of showers in for the far SE portion of the cwa. Enough afternoon
destabilization should yield enough CAPE for a chance for a
thunderstorm, mainly along and east of the crest, which could pose
fire concerns. Despite weak troughing with the shortwave, guidance
still keeps temps in the low-mid 80s, so while it may not be quite
as hot as Wednesday, it may still remain rather warm. Will have to
watch trends over the coming days: more cloud cover and showers
could keep things cooler, whereas a weaker system or a more
southerly track could keep those conditions to our south.

By Friday, the ridge noticeably reestablishes itself across the
area, primarily in response to a deepening closed low across the
northern pacific. Yesterday, guidance wanted to bring this low
towards washington rather quickly with some wetting rain,
essentially ending our brief period of heat. Last few model runs
now slow this system down considerably, with a more noticeable
amplification of the ridge. It remains possible for temps to warm
back up Friday and Saturday now. For now not going as high on
temperatures as the middle of the week, but have nudged temps a
few degrees.

Models then diverge later in the weekend regarding closed pacific
low. Unfortunately, ensembles don't really help clear anything up.

Deterministic ec brings front into the area with showers while
gfs keeps ridge over area. Given solutions in previous runs have
shown potential for showers, re-introduced just a slight chance,
tho it remains possible the closed low could get "cutoff" from
faster westerly flow to the north, which if is the case, western
washington gets to hang onto the ridge. Right now, leaning
slightly towards the more progressive solution, which would favor
the ec a tad.

Kovacik

Aviation Northwesterly flow aloft as an upper level trough
departs the pacific northwest. Onshore flow at the surface.

Vfr conditions in place over W wa this evening and are expected to
remain in place for most of the area overnight and into Monday. The
exception to this may be along the coast where marine stratus may
cause for MVFR conditions during the overnight hours and early
Monday morning before conditions clear by Monday afternoon.

Ksea...VFR conditions tonight and Monday. Northerly winds at 4-8
knots. Smr

Marine Onshore flow continues into Monday although gradients will
not be as tight as previous days. As such... Winds in the strait are
just shy of SCA criteria. Will continue to monitor... But even the
usually cantankerous race rocks is adhering to the forecast... So no
headlines in place for the evening forecast package. Surface flow
will shift to offshore late Monday and into Tuesday and is expected
to persist through much of the week. Smr

Fire weather Very warm temperatures and low relative
humidities are expected Tuesday and Wednesday with poor relative
humidity recovery especially Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Wednesday will be the warmest and driest day. Thursday will likely
see cooler temperatures and improved relative humidities.

Sew watches warnings advisories
Wa... None.

Pz... None.



Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
WPTW1 - 9441102 - Westport, WA 14 mi60 min N 12 G 14 58°F 62°F1023.5 hPa
TOKW1 - 9440910 - Toke Point, WA 19 mi54 min N 5.1 G 7 59°F 65°F1023.8 hPa
46211 - Grays Harbor, WA (036) 22 mi36 min 61°F6 ft
46099 38 mi106 min NNW 14 60°F 1023 hPa

Wind History for Westport, WA
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
Last
24hr
NW16
NW16
N18
N14
G17
NW14
G17
NW14
NW14
N12
N10
N9
G12
N13
G16
NW15
NW15
NW16
NW13
G16
NW14
G17
NW16
NW17
NW16
NW17
G23
NW15
G20
N14
G18
N14
N12
G15
1 day
ago
NW5
N5
NW4
W5
W6
SW6
SW5
S5
S5
S7
G11
S7
G10
SW7
G12
SW8
NW10
NW13
NW10
NW14
NW12
W12
NW15
NW13
NW14
G17
NW16
NW15
2 days
ago
N6
N8
N7
N5
N7
N8
NE4
G7
N3
G6
NW7
NW16
NW14
NW19
NW18
NW16
N11
NW13
G17
NW9
NW9
G12

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports. Follow links for more data.
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Hoquiam, Bowerman Airport, WA6 mi2.7 hrsWNW 87.00 miFair58°F55°F90%1023.8 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KHQM

Wind History from HQM (wind in knots)
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
Last 24hrNW8NW11--NW7NW9--W7NW5--NW8W12W12W13W14W13W13W10NW9NW8NW5--W8--NW3
1 day agoNW4CalmW4W4SW7SW5S5S7SW7SW6SW6SW6W10W13W12W13W14W13W15----NW8----
2 days ago--CalmCalmCalmCalm--CalmE3CalmE5SE5S3SW3W7W11W11NW7NW7NW5--------NW4

Tide / Current Tables for Aberdeen, Washington
   EDIT   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Aberdeen
Click for Map
Mon -- 01:43 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 04:25 AM PDT     -0.18 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 06:26 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 11:05 AM PDT     7.26 feet High Tide
Mon -- 04:23 PM PDT     3.31 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 05:49 PM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 08:06 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:26 PM PDT     9.52 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
6.44.52.71-0.101.22.64.15.66.87.36.96.15.14.13.43.54.76.37.78.89.49.4

Tide / Current Tables for Grays Harbor Entrance, Washington Current
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Grays Harbor Entrance
Click for Map
Mon -- 01:23 AM PDT     -3.00 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 01:44 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 04:55 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 06:28 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:23 AM PDT     1.58 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 11:06 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 02:04 PM PDT     -1.61 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 04:31 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 05:50 PM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 07:20 PM PDT     1.54 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 08:07 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:32 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
-2.6-3-2.9-2.2-1.10.10.91.41.61.51.10.1-0.9-1.4-1.6-1.4-0.50.51.21.51.51.20.6-0.6

Weather Map and Satellite Images
       (on/off)   HelpWeather Map
wmap_P
GOES Local Image of PacificNorthwest    EDIT
NOTE: East coast views moved to GEOS-16. They are experimental and not well supported by NOAA so they may not be correct so be warned. This change required redoing a large amount of the GOES code. If the image you are expecting is not showing, please let me know. You may need to use the EDIT function to update your location.
Link to Loop

Other links: Northern Pacific     Contential US     Full GOES-East
Wind Forecast for Seattle, WA (3,6,7,8)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station Portland, OR
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map

Ad by Google

Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerious of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.