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Port Townsend, WA

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7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.

Sunrise 6:53AMSunset 7:37PM Saturday March 28, 2020 10:21 PM PDT (05:21 UTC) Moonrise 8:05AMMoonset 11:13PM Illumination 26% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 5 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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PZZ134 Admiralty Inlet- 829 Pm Pdt Sat Mar 28 2020
.small craft advisory in effect through Sunday morning...
Tonight..S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
Sun..S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming variable to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon. A chance of rain.
Sun night..E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming se 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
Mon..SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
Mon night..Variable wind to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tue..S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tue night..Variable wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Wed..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Thu..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
PZZ100 829 Pm Pdt Sat Mar 28 2020
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Another weak front crosses the waters tonight, followed by a much stronger system late Sunday. The Sunday night system will likely bring gales to at least the coastal waters and portions of the inland waters. Seas remain elevated through mid- week with an arriving westerly swell, but winds will ease with high pressure returning to the region.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Port Townsend city, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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FXUS66 KSEW 290330 AFDSEW

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Seattle WA 830 PM PDT Sat Mar 28 2020

UPDATE. Light rain this evening across portions of Western Washington as a weak front moves through the area tonight into early Sunday. Snow levels around 4000-4500 feet tonight and drop to 3500 feet by late Sunday morning. A few showers around Sunday afternoon, though most places generally drier. A strong system will move through Sunday night into Monday for mountain snow and locally windy conditions.

SYNOPSIS. A weak front will arrive tonight and Sunday. A strong cold front will reach Western Washington around daybreak Monday. The snow level in the mountains will fall as a rather cool air mass drops over the region Monday and Tuesday.

SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/. A weak front will bring some areas of light rain to the area tonight and Sunday--not a lot of change from today. Colder air will drop down over the northeast Pacific for the first part of the week with a significant upper trough. A quick cold front around daybreak Monday will be followed by a cool showery air mass. It will be blustery as well at times, mainly with the front Monday morning. The snow level will fall below the passes with wintry travel at times in the mountains. The unstable air might give the area a few tstms and, for now, that is in the forecast for Monday afternoon and again Tuesday afternoon.

LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. A cool air mass will linger into Wednesday but shower activity should be decreasing. Upper ridging for the latter part of the week will allow temps to warm into the end of the week. It is not clear whether it will be dry and there are some low pops in the forecast. The 12z GFS is actually quite wet Thursday night and Friday and the ECMWF has a frontal system arriving for Friday night and Saturday, so we may yet see the forecast trend toward rainy weather in the extended.

AVIATION. Southwesterly flow aloft as an upper level trough moves through. The weak front will move through the area tonight with light rain at times. MVFR cigs for most through Sunday afternoon with IFR in spots around the Puget Sound. Southerly surface winds 7 to 14 knots into Sunday with stronger southerly winds Sunday night into Monday morning as a system moves through.

KSEA . MVFR into Sunday afternoon with light rain at times, especially tonight into early Sunday morning. Southerly winds 7 to 14 knots with gusts to 20 knots possible.

MARINE. A weak front crossing the waters through tonight for Small Craft Advisories for most waters. A stronger system will move through late Sunday into early Monday with increasing southerly winds Sunday evening. Gales possible with this system for the coast, eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca, and northern inland waters. Small craft advisories elsewhere. Winds will subside late Monday into Tuesday with steep seas into mid-week over the coastal waters and lighter winds. JD

HYDROLOGY. River flooding is unlikely for the next 7 days.

SEW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. WA . None. PZ . Gale Watch from Sunday evening through late Sunday night for Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To 60 Nm-Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm.

Small Craft Advisory until 7 AM PDT Sunday for Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm- Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To 60 Nm-Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm.

Gale Watch from Sunday evening through Monday morning for East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

Small Craft Advisory until 3 AM PDT Sunday for East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

Small Craft Advisory until 11 AM PDT Sunday for Admiralty Inlet- Puget Sound and Hood Canal.



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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PTWW1 - 9444900 - Port Townsend, WA 2 mi52 min NNE 1.9 G 5.1 49°F 47°F1010.3 hPa
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 15 mi32 min W 4.1 G 5.1 48°F 1009.8 hPa44°F
46125 16 mi40 min 50°F 1008.8 hPa46°F
PBFW1 - Padilla Bay Reserve, WA 27 mi52 min S 13 51°F 1009 hPa47°F
46088 - New Dungeness, WA (Hein Bank) 28 mi32 min W 9.7 G 16 46°F1 ft1010.1 hPa
46120 30 mi36 min S 9.7 50°F 1009.8 hPa46°F
FRDW1 - 9449880 - Friday Harbor, WA 33 mi46 min WSW 1.9 G 5.1 48°F 47°F1009.1 hPa
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 35 mi82 min S 18 G 19 49°F 1011.4 hPa (-0.4)48°F
PTAW1 - 9444090 - Port Angeles, WA 38 mi46 min NW 5.1 G 6 47°F 46°F1009.4 hPa

Wind History for Port Townsend, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Whidbey Island Naval Air Station - Ault Field, WA17 mi26 minW 510.00 miOvercast53°F44°F72%1010.7 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KNUW

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Tide / Current Tables for Point Hudson, Washington
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Point Hudson
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Sun -- 12:13 AM PDT     Moonset
Sun -- 01:29 AM PDT     5.27 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 06:54 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:11 AM PDT     7.71 feet High Tide
Sun -- 09:33 AM PDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:06 PM PDT     0.26 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 07:38 PM PDT     Sunset
Sun -- 10:01 PM PDT     7.28 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Point Hudson, 0.5 mile E of, Washington Current
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Point Hudson
Click for MapFlood direction 115 true
Ebb direction 10 true

Sun -- 12:13 AM PDT     Moonset
Sun -- 12:39 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 03:25 AM PDT     0.58 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 05:14 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 06:53 AM PDT     Sunrise
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Sun -- 09:48 AM PDT     -0.54 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 12:45 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 04:25 PM PDT     1.37 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 07:29 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:38 PM PDT     Sunset
Sun -- 10:52 PM PDT     -0.31 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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