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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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

PZZ500-171015-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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

Generally light to moderate northerly winds will persist over the
coastal waters through late week. A cold front is forecast to
pass through the region late Thursday evening from the northwest.
The front will bring light rain from northwest to southeast
Thursday evening through Friday morning. A long period southerly
swell train will arrive late tonight and will mix with a robust
long-period northwesterly swell late Thursday evening.

$$

PZZ570-171015-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6
ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 19 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft at
12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft...increasing to 11 to 14 ft and S 3 ft. Rain
likely in the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 15 to
17 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ571-171015-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5
to 6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5
ft...increasing to 9 to 12 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Rain likely in the
evening.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 15 to
17 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ575-171015-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 20 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5
ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8
ft and S 3 ft. Rain likely in the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 14 to
17 ft and S 3 ft...becoming 15 to 16 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ576-171015-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 20 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 13 to
16 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ540-171015-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Areas of smoke.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 19 seconds. Areas of smoke
in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5
ft...increasing to 9 to 11 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Rain likely in the
evening.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 14 to
17 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft.

$$

PZZ545-171015-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft late in the
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds
and SW 3 ft at 20 seconds. Patchy smoke.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy smoke in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3
ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5
ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft...shifting to the W 6 to 8 ft. Swell SW 3 ft. Rain likely in
the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to
15 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a
dominant swell period 15 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant swell
period of 15 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.3 knots at 01:24 AM
Tuesday and 1.5 knots at 02:30 PM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-171015-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds and SW 3 ft at 20 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3
to 4 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4
ft...increasing to 5 to 7 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Rain likely.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft.

$$

PZZ565-171015-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3
to 4 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 20 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft and 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 and S 3 ft...increasing to 13 to 15 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft.

$$

PZZ530-171015-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Patchy smoke.
.TUE...W winds 5 kt...becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Patchy smoke through the day.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy smoke.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy smoke.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Rain likely late.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ531-171015-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Patchy smoke.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Patchy smoke in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Rain likely late.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-171015-
Monterey Bay-
857 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt...becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at
19 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at
13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 ft at
12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft and SW 3 ft. Rain likely late.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to
9 ft.

$$

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