616  
FXUS66 KMTR 252329  
AFDMTR  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA  
429 PM PDT SAT JUN 25 2016  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE  
WEEKEND WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES LEADING TO A MODEST WARMING TREND.  
LITTLE CHANGE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEK WITH HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT  
RESULTING IN CONTINUED DRY WEATHER AND ABOVE NORMAL INLAND  
TEMPERATURES IN PLACE.  
 

 
   
DISCUSSION...AS OF 2:30 AM PDT SATURDAY
 
WITH HAZY SUNSHINE,  
THE AREA IS WARMER THAN IT WAS YESTERDAY AT THIS TIME BY AS MANY  
AS 13 DEGREES. AFTERNOON READINGS ARE RANGING FROM 70S AT THE  
COAST TO THE 80S AND 90S INLAND. EVEN LOCATIONS IN THE SOUTH AND  
EAST BAY ARE REPORTING VERY WARM TEMPS WITH REID HILLVIEW AT 90  
DEGREES, AND LVK AND CCR BOTH AT 95.  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO CALIFORNIA ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH  
SIMILAR TEMPS OR SLIGHTLY WARMER CONDITIONS DISTRICT-WIDE. BY  
MIDWEEK THE 500 MB HEIGHTS ARE PROGGED TO LOWER SOMEWHAT AS AN  
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH NOSES IN FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA. THIS WILL  
BRING A FEW DEGREES OF COOLING, WITH ADDITIONAL COOLING BY THE END  
OF THE WEEK AS THE TROUGH ELONGATES ALONG THE COAST.  
 
MEDIUM RANGE MODELS STILL BRING AN INCREASE IN MONSOONAL MOISTURE  
TO THE DESERT SOUTHWEST BY LATE IN THE WEEK. THIS MOISTURE IS  
EXPECTED TO REMAIN WELL TO THE EAST, HOWEVER, AFFECTING MAINLY THE  
SIERRA NEVADA.  
 

 
   
AVIATION...AS OF 4:30 PM PDT SATURDAY
 
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE  
OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST IS BRINGING A DRY NORTHERLY FLOW TO THE  
AREA. PATCHY LOW CIGS WILL FORM OVERNIGHT ALONG THE COAST AND MRY  
BAY OTHERWISE CLEAR VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED.  
 
VICINITY OF KSFO...VFR. WESTERLY WINDS 20-25 KT THROUGH 04Z.  
 
SFO BRIDGE APPROACH...SIMILAR TO KSFO.  
 
MONTEREY BAY TERMINALS...IFR CIGS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CONFIDENCE IS  
NOT HIGH DUE TO THE PATCHY NATURE OF THE CLOUDS AS IT MAY STAY  
VFR ALL NIGHT AT MRY OR SNS.  
 

 
   
MARINE...AS OF 10:35 AM PDT SATURDAY
 
STEEP SEAS AND LOCALLY  
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS A MAJORITY OF THE  
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY  
SWELL WILL AFFECT THE WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY RESULTING IN  
BREAKING WAVES AT NEAR SHORE REEFS AND SAND BARS.  
 

 
   
MTR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
.TDAY...SCA...PT REYES TO PIGEON PT 0-10 NM  
SCA...PIGEON PT TO PT PINOS 0-10 NM  
SCA...PT ARENA TO PIGEON PT 10-60 NM  
SCA...PIGEON PT TO PT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10-60 NM  
SCA...PT ARENA TO PT REYES 0-10 NM  
SCA...PT PINOS TO PT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 0-10 NM  
SCA...SF BAY  
 

 
 

 
 
PUBLIC FORECAST: SIMS  
AVIATION: LARRY  
MARINE: LARRY  
 
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