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Archive for December, 2016

More Wind, Waves and Tides

  A large wind storm that landed well to our north provided strong southwesterly winds this morning. It also provided another, albeit non-King Tide, chance to monitor tides and coastal flooding.   Wind readings from around the Sound more or less came in at 20mph sustained with gusts to about 30mph, notably weaker than recent […]

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Wind, Waves and Tides

  Last Monday‚Äôs weather forecast was not that exciting: a few snowflakes; otherwise cold and dry. More noteworthy was the fact that another round of King Tides was imminent. Predicted water levels Wednesday through Sunday were over 12-and-half feet (relative to mean lower-low water).   The good news was that the same high pressure that […]

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Warmest November

    A stat largely lost in the shuffle toward early December snow is that SeaTac’s average temperature last month was 50.87 degrees. That’s its warmest November since records began there in 1949 (Downtown Seattle averaged 51.9 degrees in November 1899).   9 out of SeaTac’s 12 warmest all-time months have occurred this decade. 8 […]

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