Skykomish, WA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Skykomish, WA

June 19, 2024 10:04 AM PDT (17:04 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:02 AM   Sunset 9:03 PM
Moonrise 6:24 PM   Moonset 1:54 AM 
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PZZ135 Puget Sound And Hood Canal- 244 Am Pdt Wed Jun 19 2024

Today - N wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt early this afternoon, easing to 5 to 10 kt late. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Tonight - N wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Thu - N wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Thu night - NE wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Fri - NW wind around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Fri night - N wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sat - SW wind around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sat night - W wind 5 to 10 kt, backing to sw after midnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sun - S wind 5 to 10 kt, veering to sw in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sun night - W wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

PZZ100 244 Am Pdt Wed Jun 19 2024

Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters - High pressure centered off british columbia today will move south tonight and Thursday with weak onshore flow. Onshore gradients increasing Friday evening. Weak front arriving late Saturday into Sunday morning.


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Area Discussion for - Spokane, WA
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FXUS66 KOTX 191248 AFDOTX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Spokane WA 439 AM PDT Wed Jun 19 2024

SYNOPSIS
Showers and isolated thunderstorms will again develop today across across the northern mountains. A warming trend is expected through the week, with high temperatures rebounding into the mid 80s to mid 90s on Saturday. A dry cold front on Sunday will create elevated fire weather concerns with widespread breezy winds across the region.

DISCUSSION
Today through Thursday Night: The weather pattern of a long wave trough over the western US and a strong ridge over the central and eastern US persists the next couple days. Yet there continues to be some subtle changes in the details that will bring about a warming trend with less convection as compared to the past couple days. For today the flow aloft will be lighter over the region resulting in convection focused more over the mountains. There will also be drier air (lowering precipitatable water) moving into southern WA and the lower ID Panhandle. The net result will be convection limited to mainly the northern mountains. Uncapped surface based CAPE of 500-1000 J/KG will lead to another round of scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over these areas this afternoon into the early evening. The NAM and ECMWF also show some convective qpf this afternoon over the Blue Mountains and Camas Prairie so added a mention to the forecast for this area.
One last thing to mention today, and that is early morning fog.
Areas of clearing overnight after yesterday's shows has allowed patchy coverage to form in the valleys of NE Washington and the Idaho Panhandle. The early AM sunrise and shallow coverage will result in fog lifting or burning off by 8 AM.

On Thursday the drier air pushes north into NE Washington and N Idaho. This should result in even less convection over the region, except for a 20 percent chance over the Cascades as a weak wave passing combined with afternoon heating may be enough to generate isolated showers or thunderstorms. Lastly, prior to the Thursday afternoon convection potential the NAM is showing a weak wave passing through the Columbia Basin and Palouse Thursday morning.
There is some weak elevated instability that could result in a few high based showers. Most likely if anything develops precip would evaporate before reaching the ground so kept the forecast dry.

The trending of less convection and more intense mid-June sun the next few days will support the beginning of a warming trend. JW

Friday through Tuesday: A ridge of high pressure will amplify over the region heading into the weekend, warming high temperatures into the upper 80s and even mid 90s for some locations by Saturday. It's looking like Friday and Saturday will be beautiful for outdoor activities. Just be sure to stay hydrated and take breaks in the shade as needed!

By Sunday the ridge will begin to push eastward, and a trough will quickly take its place over the Inland Northwest. While the trough is not looking to carry any moisture with it, it will create a pressure gradient resulting in winds picking up regionwide Sunday afternoon. Gusts ranging from 20 to 30 mph are expected. There is potential for gusts up to 40 mph through the Cascade gaps and over the Waterville Plateau. Temperatures will be several degrees cooler than Saturday's, but with dry, breezy conditions in place, rapid spread of fires will still be a concern. SPC is already highlighting Central and Eastern WA for potential fire concerns on Sunday.

Temperatures will cool a few more degrees Monday due to the continued influence of the trough before we transition into a more zonal flow pattern and temperatures rebound toward mid next week.
/Fewkes

AVIATION
1245z Update - Fog expanded in the past hour around the Spokane area and advected into KGEG. TAF has been amended to include fog through 1430z before gradually lifting 1430z-16z then dissipating.

Previous TAF discussion:

12z TAFS: Ground fog has developed over many valleys of NE Washington and North Idaho including Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint, and Coeur d'Alene, with a few patches around Spokane Felts Field as well. With the sunrise at 12z, the time for fog to expand further is closing, so went near persistence compared to 11z obs for the first 3 hours, which included IFR conditions at KCOE. Did include a tempo group at KSFF as well (although confidence in precise restrictions is low). For this afternoon another round of showers and thunderstorms will develop over the northern mountains. There is a 20% chance of thunderstorms for the northern airports from Winthrop through Omak, eastward through Republic, Colville, Sandpoint, and Bonners Ferry.

FORECAST CONFIDENCE AND/OR ALTERNATE SCENARIOS: There is high confidence of IFR conditions at KCOE 15z, with improvement by 17z with the high mid-June sun angle. Confidence is lowest at KSFF and KGEG given fog near these airports, but with time running out for fog expansion the most likely scenario is for prevailing conditions to remain VFR, with a moderate chance of a temporary restriction at KSFF. High confidence in continued VFR conditions for the other TAF sites (KMWH/KEAT/KPUW/KLWS). JW

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Confidence descriptors: Low - Less than a 30 percent chance Moderate - 30 to 70 percent chance High - Greater than a 70 percent chance

For additional probabilistic information for NWS Spokane airports, please refer to the Aviation Dashboard on our webpage: https:/ www.weather.gov/otx/avndashboard

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
Spokane 74 47 81 53 85 55 / 10 0 0 0 0 0 Coeur d'Alene 72 46 80 51 83 51 / 10 0 0 0 10 0 Pullman 74 47 81 51 82 52 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 Lewiston 84 53 90 59 91 58 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 Colville 72 40 79 44 84 48 / 30 10 0 0 10 0 Sandpoint 70 45 78 49 81 49 / 20 10 0 10 20 0 Kellogg 70 49 79 55 79 56 / 10 0 0 10 20 0 Moses Lake 82 52 87 55 92 58 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wenatchee 80 56 85 60 90 64 / 0 0 0 0 0 0 Omak 78 51 84 54 90 57 / 20 10 0 0 0 0

OTX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
ID...None.
WA...None.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 74 mi65 minNNE 8.9G9.9 55°F 30.0453°F
TCNW1 - 9446484 - Tacoma, WA 80 mi47 min 30.05


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KSMP0 sm68 minno data10 smClear54°F45°F71%30.07
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Tide / Current for Marysville, Quilceda Creek, Washington
   
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Marysville
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Wed -- 02:32 AM PDT     9.73 feet High Tide
Wed -- 02:57 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 05:08 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 10:30 AM PDT     -0.86 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 05:59 PM PDT     10.04 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:30 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 09:11 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 10:53 PM PDT     7.00 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Marysville, Quilceda Creek, Washington, Tide feet
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7.8
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8.8
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9.6
3
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9.7
4
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9
5
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7.8
6
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6.1
7
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4
8
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1.9
9
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0.2
10
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-0.7
11
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-0.7
12
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0.4
1
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2.3
2
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4.7
3
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6.9
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8.7
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9.7
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10
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9.7
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8.9
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8
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7.2
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7


Tide / Current for Everett, Washington
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Everett
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Wed -- 02:23 AM PDT     10.03 feet High Tide
Wed -- 02:58 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 05:09 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 10:00 AM PDT     -0.96 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 05:50 PM PDT     10.36 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:30 PM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 09:11 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 10:23 PM PDT     7.79 feet Low Tide
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Everett, Washington, Tide feet
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8.7
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9.5
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10
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9.9
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9.1
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7.6
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5.6
7
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3.3
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1.2
9
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-0.4
10
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-1
11
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-0.4
12
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1.1
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3.2
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5.6
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7.7
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9.3
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10.1
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10.4
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9.2
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8.3
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7.8
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7.9


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