Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Falcon 9 Launch...Vandenberg AFB Fire Dept
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
241 PM PST Fri Feb 16 2018

Forecast is based on incident time of 2200 PST on February 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Low clouds and brief fog will likely develop by late
Saturday evening. Visibilities with any fog could briefly fall below
1 NM Saturday evening. A trough of low pressure approaching from the
north Sunday will deepen the marine layer, eliminating the threat
for fog by mid morning Sunday. By Sunday evening, northwest winds
will become stronger with gusts likely up to around 40 mph.

.SATURDAY EVENING...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy dense fog at times.
Min temperature.....50-52.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest up to 3 mph.
Surface winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
Mixing height.......400-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest to north 5 mph.
Swell height........Northwest swell 4-6 feet.
Swell period........15 SECONDS.
Wind wave...........1 foot or less.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Visibility..........3-5 NM. Brief periods around 1 NM possible.
Water temperature...57.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Patchy fog
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....56-58.
Min humidity........70 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds around 3 mph increasing to 8 to
                    12 mph with gusts up to 18 mph by late in the
                    afternoon.
Surface winds.......Northwest winds around 6 mph increasing to 20 to
                    28 mph with gusts up to 38 mph by late in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000-2000 ft AGL increasing to 2500-3500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest up to 10 mph becoming 25 mph by late
                    in the afternoon.
Swell height........Northwest swell 4-6 feet building to 6-8 feet
                    in the afternoon.
Swell period........14 SECONDS becoming 8 seconds in the afternoon.
Wind wave...........1 foot or less in the morning, increasing to
                    3-4 feet in the afternoon.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Visibility..........4-8 NM in the through mid morning, then 10+ NM.
Water temperature...57.

$$
Forecaster...MUNROE
Requested by...Mark Smith
Type of request...OTHER
.TAG 1802077.0/LOX
.EMAIL 30CES.VECC.Dispatchers@us.af.mil


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