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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas and out 60 nm including the
San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay

PZZ500-190530-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including
the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank
National Marine Sanctuaries...

An approaching frontal boundary will bring increased winds and
seas to the coastal waters beginning Thursday afternoon into
Friday resulting in hazardous sea conditions. Winds will ramp up
first Thursday afternoon with large long period swells following
Thursday night into Friday. The front will also bring a chance of
rain across the coastal waters.

$$

PZZ570-190530-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7
ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain
in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
11 to 14 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 17 to 18 ft at
18 seconds after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Rain likely in the
evening, then slight chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 17 to
19 ft at 18 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 14 to
17 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.

$$

PZZ571-190530-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 14 to 16 ft at 18 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain in the evening, then
slight chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 17 to 18 ft
at 18 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
14 to 16 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.

$$

PZZ575-190530-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
 Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and
S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 12 to 14 ft at 18 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain through the night.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 16 to 17 ft
at 18 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
14 to 16 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ576-190530-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 9 to 12 ft at 19 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain through the
night.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 15 to
17 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
14 to 16 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.

$$

PZZ540-190530-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 13 to 16 ft at 18 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Rain in the evening, then slight
chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 to 17 ft
at 18 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
12 to 15 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
W swell 8 to 10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.

$$

PZZ545-190530-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
 Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and
SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 9 to 12 ft at 18 seconds
after midnight. Swell SW 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to
15 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
11 to 14 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to
10 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 6 to 8 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant
swell period 17 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant swell
period of 17 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.2 knots at 03:06
AM Thursday and 1.7 knots at 03:42 PM Thursday.

$$

PZZ560-190530-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 7 to 9 ft at 18 seconds after
midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
11 to 14 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ565-190530-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 7 to 9 ft at 19 seconds after
midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain in the evening,
then chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 12 to
15 ft at 18 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
12 to 15 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ530-190530-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-190530-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt.
.MON...N winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-190530-
Monterey Bay-
903 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 3 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 18 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening,
then chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 18 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
9 to 12 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.


$$


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