National Weather Service:
Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

Current Conditions
Updated: 11:58 PM PST on January 18, 2017
Partly Cloudy Edwards: 47°
Partly Cloudy
Wind: SW 21 mph
Dew point: 38°
Pressure: 29.91 in.
Humidity: 71%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Sunrise: 06:57 AM (PST)
Moon Rise: No Moon Rise /
Sunset: 05:07 PM (PST)
Moon Set: 11:26 AM (PST)

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Live Temperatures Around Kern County
5 Day Forecast for Zip Code 93523
Thu
Chance of Rain
Chance of Rain
56° | 40°
Chance of Rain:
50%
Wind:
at 21 mph
Humidity:
74
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:57 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:07 PM (PST)
Fri
Rain
Rain
49° | 40°
Chance of Rain:
90%
Wind:
at 22 mph
Humidity:
85
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:57 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:07 PM (PST)
Sat
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
50° | 40°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 25 mph
Humidity:
70
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:57 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:07 PM (PST)
Sun
Rain
Rain
49° | 38°
Chance of Rain:
90%
Wind:
at 17 mph
Humidity:
92
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:57 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:07 PM (PST)
Mon
Rain
Rain
44° | 33°
Chance of Rain:
70%
Wind:
at 24 mph
Humidity:
82
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
06:57 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:07 PM (PST)
Weather History
Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
January 19, 2017
Normal high:58° Record high:71° (2012)
Normal low:32° Record low:15° (2007)
**Sunrise:6:57 AM Moonrise: No moon rise
Sunset:5:07 PM Moonset: 11:26 AM
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Bakersfield 57° 48° Light Rain
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Edwards 54° 40° Mostly Cloudy
Pine Mtn Club 45° 36° Fog
Glennville 43° 34° Light Rain
Kernville 57° 43° Light Rain
Lake Isabella 43° 34° Light Rain
Lamont 57° 48° Light Rain
Lebec 45° 36° Fog
Lost Hills 57° 48° Light Rain
Maricopa 57° 48° Light Rain
Mojave 50° 39° Scattered Clouds
McFarland 57° 48° Light Rain
Randsburg 57° 43° Light Rain
Ridgecrest 57° 43° Light Rain
Rosamond 54° 42° Scattered Clouds
Shafter 57° 48° Light Rain
Taft 57° 48° Light Rain
Tehachapi 43° 34° Light Rain
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Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch Statement as of 9:06 PM PST on January 18, 2017

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST
Thursday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday afternoon...

* winds... southeast to south winds will increase to 15 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt late tonight and early Thursday morning.
Winds will diminish some on Thursday afternoon and Thursday
night then west winds will develop and increase to 15 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt are possible Friday and Friday night.

* Seas... combined seas will build to 4 to 6 feet late tonight and
early Thursday morning. Seas will continue to build to 14 to 17
feet with periods around 15 seconds by Saturday morning.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.



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