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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 7:03AMSunset 6:58PM Sunday September 27, 2020 12:11 AM PDT (07:11 UTC) Moonrise 4:53PMMoonset 1:18AM 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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PZZ134 Admiralty Inlet- 830 Pm Pdt Sat Sep 26 2020
Tonight..NW wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A slight chance of showers.
Sun..S wind to 10 kt becoming se in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sun night..NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Mon..NW wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Mon night..NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Tue..NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Tue night..Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Wed..Light wind becoming nw to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thu..NW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
PZZ100 830 Pm Pdt Sat Sep 26 2020
Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters..Weak onshore flow tonight will turn northerly on Sunday as high pressure along the coast shifts north over vancouver island. A thermal trough will build north into the coastal waters Monday and Tuesday for a period of offshore flow. Weaker offshore flow will continue Wednesday and Thursday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Port Townsend, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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FXUS66 KSEW 270330 AFDSEW

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Seattle WA 830 PM PDT Sat Sep 26 2020

SYNOPSIS. A weak weather system will exit the region tonight with isolated showers ending. High pressure aloft will be in control next week for dry and warmer weather.

SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/. A few showers are lingering over the mountains and in a PSCZ this evening. This activity should gradually fade away tonight as an upper ridge starts to build in from the west. There is plenty of lingering low level moisture which should keep things mostly cloudy into Sunday morning.

The upper ridge will move over the area on Sunday and remain in place through Tuesday for dry weather. Low level offshore flow will develop on Monday and continue on Tuesday. This should limit any nighttime low clouds and fog. Highs in the 60s on Sunday will warm into the 70s Monday and Tuesday. Schneider

LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. Previous discussion . Dry and warmer weather through Saturday with the ridge over Western Washington. Wednesday will likely be the warmest day for interior locations with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Flow turns light Thursday into Friday as the ridge shifts slightly east. Dry and warm through Friday with highs in the 70s. Onshore flow may increase a bit into Saturday for slighter cooler temperatures. Highs on Saturday into the upper 60s to low 70s. JD

AVIATION. An upper ridge will build into the area from the west tonight and Sunday with northwest flow aloft. At the surface, light onshore flow tonight will turn northerly on Sunday as high pressure along the coast shifts over Vancouver Island and a thermal trough to the south starts to build north. The air mass will be stable.

Areas of low and mid clouds will fill tonight then clouds will scatter Sunday afternoon. A Puget Sound Convergence Zone will dissipate later tonight.

KSEA . Mid clouds this evening. Low clouds should redevelop early Sunday morning then scatter around midday Sunday. South wind 4-8 knots will become light Sunday morning then north/northwest 4-8 knots Sunday afternoon. Schneider

MARINE. Weak onshore flow tonight. It does not look like west wind in the Strait will reach SCA strength this evening so the advisory has been dropped. West swell over the Coastal Waters are flirting with 10 feet this evening but are expected to remain just below SCA criteria then subside on Sunday. Low level flow will turn northerly on Sunday as high pressure along the coast shifts over Vancouver Island. A thermal trough will build north into the Coastal Waters for offshore flow Monday and Tuesday. Weaker offshore flow will continue Wednesday and Thursday. Schneider

HYDROLOGY. The daily hydrology discussion has ended until the start of the next rainy season; it will only be updated as needed until then.

SEW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. WA . None. PZ . None.



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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 mi72 min W 6 G 8 54°F 52°F1025 hPa (+2.0)
SISW1 - Smith Island, WA 15 mi42 min SW 8.9 G 14
46125 16 mi58 min 54°F 1023.5 hPa52°F
PBFW1 - Padilla Bay Reserve, WA 27 mi102 min Calm 53°F 1024 hPa52°F
46088 - New Dungeness, WA (Hein Bank) 28 mi52 min SW 7.8 G 9.7 51°F1 ft1024.9 hPa
46120 30 mi54 min SE 1.9 56°F 1023.4 hPa53°F
FRDW1 - 9449880 - Friday Harbor, WA 33 mi96 min WSW 2.9 G 5.1 52°F 51°F1023.7 hPa
WPOW1 - West Point, WA 35 mi72 min SE 1 G 1.9 54°F 1024.1 hPa (+1.8)54°F
PTAW1 - 9444090 - Port Angeles, WA 38 mi96 min 50°F 50°F1024.3 hPa
46118 42 mi77 min S 3.9 54°F 1023 hPa54°F
46267 47 mi72 min 54°F2 ft

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 mi16 minESE 39.00 miMostly Cloudy51°F48°F89%1026 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KNUW

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Tide / Current Tables for Port Townsend, Washington (2) (expired 1991-12-31)
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Port Townsend
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Sun -- 12:47 AM PDT     6.52 feet High Tide
Sun -- 02:18 AM PDT     Moonset
Sun -- 07:05 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:34 AM PDT     0.53 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 03:32 PM PDT     8.49 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:52 PM PDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 06:57 PM PDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:12 PM PDT     4.87 feet Low 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 -- 02:18 AM PDT     Moonset
Sun -- 03:24 AM PDT     -0.54 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 06:10 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:05 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:02 AM PDT     1.74 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 01:09 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 04:43 PM PDT     -0.44 knots Max Ebb
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Sun -- 06:56 PM PDT     Sunset
Sun -- 07:35 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 10:15 PM PDT     0.59 knots Max Flood
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