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Wed is going to be a good day, basically EVERYWHERE!!!!! here is a quote from the discussion " SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENTS REVEAL A ROBUST 6.4 MB BETWEEN ARCATA AND SAN FRANCISCO WITH CONTINUED ONSHORE FLOW OF 1.9 MB FROM SFO-SAC
AND 4.5 MB FROM SFO-WMC."
Get your 9/7m kites ready to rumble....
Get outside and get some, Z.
As I thought it was going to be rocking today, the forecasts aren't there like predicted. I hope your right Z....
SAN FRANCISCO SAN PABLO SUISUN BAY AND THE WEST DELTA-
318 AM PDT WED MAR 21 2007
.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
530 AM PDT WED MAR 21 2007
DISCUSSION...THE FRONTAL SYSTEM THAT BROUGHT SOME RAIN TO THE
DISTRICT YESTERDAY HAS MOVED INTO NEVADA. ANOTHER SHORTWAVE
DISTURBANCE IS MOVING SOUTHWARD ACROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA THIS
MORNING. THIS SYSTEM HAS PRODUCED A FEW SHOWERS OVER THE INTERIOR
PORTIONS OF OUR DISTRICT OVERNIGHT. LIVERMORE REPORTED A TRACE OF
RAIN AT 2 AM. RADAR INDICATES A FEW MORE SHOWERS HAVE DEVELOPED OVER
THE NORTH BAY AND IS MOVING SOUTH TOWARDS THE SFO BAY AREA SO HAVE
MENTIONED A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SPRINKLE OR LIGHT SHOWER EARLY THIS
MORNING...OTHERWISE IT WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY.
AS THE DISTURBANCE CONTINUES MOVING SOUTHWARD IT WILL EVENTUALLY FORM
INTO A CUTOFF LOW SOUTH OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THE CUTOFF LOW IS
THEN FORECAST TO STALL OVER NORTHERN BAJA FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE
EJECTING EASTWARD ON FRIDAY. THIS WILL BRING A DRY NORTHEAST FLOW
OVER THE AREA THAT WILL LAST FOR A FEW DAYS RESULTING IN CLEAR
AND WARMER TEMPERATURES.
THE FLOW BECOMES MORE ONSHORE BY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AND TEMPERATURES
WILL COOL OFF. LONG RANGE MODELS IN AGREEMENT IN BRINGING A STRONG
UPPER TROUGH INTO THE WEST COAST MONDAY WHICH WILL BRING A CHANCE OF
RAIN TO THE ENTIRE DISTRICT. THE MODELS HAVE BEEN INDICATING THIS FOR
THE PAST FEW DAYS SO CONFIDENCE IS GROWING THAT WE WILL GET SOME RAIN
ON MONDAY AND POSSIBLY SOME RESIDUAL SHOWERS ON TUESDAY. THIS TROUGH
WILL BE PROGRESSIVE AND PRECIP WILL END RAPIDLY AFTER TUESDAY.
ANOTHER TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE WEST COAST THURSDAY OR FRIDAY BUT
IT IS TOO EARLY TO TELL WHAT AFFECT IT WILL HAVE ON OUR DISTRICT.
Rich "ATOM" Baum
Rich - you just need to drive more west to get wind in the next 3 days.....by the weekend, the delta should come on......it's spring, if you want to kite in the next few days: you need to be @ crissy, 3rd or z coast....
Get some, Z.
Here is what it's been doing @ Folsom...
Pretty sweet for a late afternoon..
21 Mar 6:50 pm NW 16 OK
21 Mar 6:45 pm N 17 OK
21 Mar 6:35 pm N 20 OK
21 Mar 6:30 pm NNW 19 OK
21 Mar 6:25 pm NNW 24 OK
21 Mar 6:20 pm NNW 20 OK
21 Mar 6:15 pm NNW 17 OK
21 Mar 6:10 pm NNW 19 OK
21 Mar 5:55 pm NNW 17 OK
21 Mar 5:50 pm SSE 14 OK
21 Mar 5:35 pm
Rich "ATOM" Baum
SAN FRANCISCO SAN PABLO SUISUN BAY AND THE WEST DELTA- 311 AM PDT FRI MAR 23 2007 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING...
.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY MORNING FOG. .
TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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