Clallam Bay, WA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Clallam Bay, WA

April 16, 2024 1:47 PM PDT (20:47 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:18 AM   Sunset 8:08 PM
Moonrise 11:34 AM   Moonset 3:06 AM 
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PZZ131 Central U.s. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 810 Am Pdt Tue Apr 16 2024

Today - W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

Tonight - W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

Wed - NE wind to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.

Wed night - N wind to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft.

Thu - NE wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.

Thu night - NE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight.

Fri - NE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

Sat - E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming w. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.

PZZ100 810 Am Pdt Tue Apr 16 2024

Synopsis for the northern and central washington coastal and inland waters - High pressure will continue to develop and move into the coastal waters today and into Wednesday, which will interact with low pressure over land. High pressure will continue to dominate through the end of the week, with the next frontal system not expected until Saturday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Clallam Bay, WA
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Area Discussion for - Seattle, WA
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FXUS66 KSEW 161602 AFDSEW

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Seattle WA 902 AM PDT Tue Apr 16 2024

UPDATE
No changes to the overall forecast this morning. Please see the aviation and marine sections below for updates to those forecasts.



PREV DISCUSSION
/issued 401 AM PDT Tue Apr 16 2024/


SYNOPSIS
Cool upper level trough over the area today will move east tonight. High amplitude upper level ridge building offshore extending into Northern British Columbia tonight and Wednesday.
Weak upper level trough swinging down the backside of the ridge moving through Thursday. Upper level ridge building over Western Washington Friday will move east Saturday as a weakening front moves through the area. Another ridge will build into the Pacific Northwest Sunday into the first part of next week.

SHORT TERM /TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY/
Satellite imagery shows cool upper level trough over the area this morning. Doppler radar indicating a convergence zone over Northern King county with isolated showers over the remainder of the area. Temperatures at 4 am/11z were in the upper 30s to mid 40s.

Trough weakening as it remains over Western Washington today.
Convergence zone staying intact this morning before dissipating this afternoon. The zone will wobble around between the northern half of King county and the southern half of Snohomish county.
Scattered showers with the convergence zone with just isolated shower activity outside of the zone. With the trough overhead temperatures will remain cool with highs mostly in the lower to mid 50s.

Trough moving east tonight with little shower activity there is left with the trough wrapping up in the evening hours. Skies clearing a bit with an upper level ridge building offshore. Air mass aloft still cool and with little wind in the lower levels good chance we will see freezing low temperatures in the Southwest Interior, southern end of the Hood Canal and into the Lower Chehalis Valley. Have issued a frost advisory for Wednesday morning between 2 and 9 am. Lows in the 30s.

Upper level ridge continuing to build offshore into Northern British Columbia with dry north northwesterly flow aloft over the area. Temperatures warming after a cool start with highs a couple of degrees either side of 60.

Ridge remaining in place Wednesday night. Weak and fairly dry upper level trough moving down the backside of the ridge into Western Washington Thursday. Low level flow turning weakly offshore Thursday pushing high temperatures mostly into the 60s.
Lows Thursday morning in the 30s and lower 40s.

LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY/
Extended models in good agreement with upper level ridge rebuilding over Western Washington Friday. Low level flow still weak offshore. Friday looks to be the warmest day of the forecast period with highs in the 60s and the warmer locations near 70. Ridge shifts east Friday night into Saturday allowing a weakening front to move through by Saturday night. Not much left of this system by the time it reaches Western Washington so will just have chance pops Saturday afternoon and Saturday night. Surface and upper level ridge building behind the front Sunday. Low level flow switching to onshore behind the front will result in cooler high temperatures Sunday, near 60. A little warmer Monday as the ridge continues to build and the low level flow turns offshore with highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Felton

AVIATION
A few showers are lingering near KPAE keeping conditions MVFR there, otherwise VFR across the region this morning. BKN skies will persist throughout the day, becoming mostly clear by tonight.
Conditions look to remain VFR through the TAF period.

Winds northwesterly along the coast and through the north interior (BLI). At Seattle, winds 6 to 10 kt will veer from SE to NW by this afternoon, continuing to veer to light SW tonight.

KSEA
VFR conditions with BKN to SCT skies. COnditions expected to remain VFR through the TAF period. SE winds 6 to 10 kt veering to NW this afternoon, then veering back to light NE to SE by tonight.
North winds 8 to 12 kt expected tomorrow.

LH

MARINE
Northwesterly winds and onshore flow will continue today and into Wednesday as a surface high pressure ridge continues to work its way towards the coastal waters. Winds will turn offshore on Friday as a thermal trough develops along the coast. Relatively calm winds expected through the rest of the week. The next frontal system will traverse the region on Saturday.

Steep seas will continue through today with seas 6 to 8 ft at around 8 seconds, for which there is a Small Craft Advisory for the coastal waters and the West Entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Seas will ease tomorrow to 4 to 6 ft early tomorrow and will continue through the end of the week.

LH

HYDROLOGY...No river flooding expected in the next 7 days.

SEW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
WA...Frost Advisory from 2 AM to 9 AM PDT Wednesday for Hood Canal Area-Lower Chehalis Valley Area-Southwest Interior.

PZ...Small Craft Advisory until 5 PM PDT this afternoon 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-West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
46267 20 mi47 min 46°F 48°F4 ft
PTAW1 - 9444090 - Port Angeles, WA 29 mi71 min 48°F 48°F30.37
NEAW1 - 9443090 - Neah Bay, WA 36 mi47 min 50°F30.35
LAPW1 - 9442396 - La Push, WA 39 mi71 min NW 9.9G13 46°F 50°F30.37
DESW1 - Destruction Island, WA 43 mi47 min NW 11G12 30.37
46088 - New Dungeness, WA (Hein Bank) 44 mi37 min NE 3.9G3.9 46°F 49°F30.3733°F
46087 - Neah Bay, WA (Traffic Separation Lighted Buoy) 45 mi37 min W 9.7G12 30.35


Wind History for Port Angeles, WA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KCLM26 sm54 minNNW 0910 smClear52°F36°F54%30.35
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Tide / Current for Twin Rivers, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington
   
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Twin Rivers
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Tue -- 02:22 AM PDT     3.19 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 04:06 AM PDT     Moonset
Tue -- 06:22 AM PDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 07:57 AM PDT     5.56 feet High Tide
Tue -- 12:32 PM PDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 03:15 PM PDT     0.99 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 08:09 PM PDT     Sunset
Tue -- 09:51 PM PDT     5.18 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Twin Rivers, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington, Tide feet
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4.1
1
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3.6
2
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3.2
3
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3.3
4
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3.8
5
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4.4
6
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4.9
7
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5.4
8
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5.6
9
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5.3
10
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4.8
11
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4
12
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3.2
1
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2.3
2
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1.5
3
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1
4
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1.2
5
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1.7
6
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2.5
7
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3.4
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4.4
9
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5
10
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5.2
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5



Tide / Current for Juan De Fuca Strait (East), British Columbia Current
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Juan De Fuca Strait (East)
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Tue -- 01:49 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 04:05 AM PDT     Moonset
Tue -- 05:28 AM PDT     -1.42 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 06:21 AM PDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 10:04 AM PDT     -0.67 knots Min Ebb
Tue -- 12:30 PM PDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 04:18 PM PDT     -1.85 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 08:07 PM PDT     Sunset
Tue -- 08:14 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 11:07 PM PDT     1.26 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Juan De Fuca Strait (East), British Columbia Current, knots
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0.5
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-0.1
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-0.8
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-1.2
5
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-1.4
6
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-1.4
7
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-1.2
8
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-1
9
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-0.8
10
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-0.7
11
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-0.7
12
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-0.8
1
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-1
2
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-1.3
3
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-1.6
4
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-1.8
5
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-1.8
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-1.4
7
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-0.9
8
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-0.2
9
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0.5
10
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1.1
11
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1.3




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