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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

PZZ500-161130-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

A dry cold front will bring strong gusty north winds to the
waters, particularly overnight tonight and into Saturday morning,
with gusty north winds persisting through Sunday. Gale force winds
are likely across all outer water zones beginning late tomorrow
night through at least Sunday morning. The strong and gusty winds
will create very steep wind waves and fresh swell, creating very
rough and hazardous seas through the majority of the weekend.


$$

PZZ570-161130-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Wind waves
8 to 13 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves
8 to 11 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell around 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind waves
6 to 9 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell around 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing to
up to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft, then around 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 8 ft.
.TUE...SE winds up to 10 kt, becoming SW. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft. A chance of showers through the day.

$$

PZZ571-161130-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. W
swell 7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves
7 to 10 ft. NW swell around 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell around
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. N swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming northeast. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. NW swell 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft. A chance of showers through the
day.

$$

PZZ575-161130-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves
7 to 10 ft. NW swell around 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. N swell 5 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...NE winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ576-161130-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 16 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves
8 to 11 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. N swell 5 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...NW winds up to 10 kt, becoming east. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. NW swell 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ540-161130-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming north around 5 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers through the day.

$$

PZZ545-161130-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 4 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell around 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming north. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds up to 10 kt, becoming S. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 4 to 7 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft at 15
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 1.8 knots at 02:12 PM Friday and 0.7 knots at 02:42
AM Saturday.

$$

PZZ560-161130-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind waves
5 to 8 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell around 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...NE winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ565-161130-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves
5 to 8 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...W winds up to 10 kt, becoming north. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds around 5 kt, becoming W. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ530-161130-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds up to 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to up to 10 kt.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW.

$$

PZZ531-161130-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt.
.MON...N winds up to 10 kt, becoming around 5 kt.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW.

$$

PZZ535-161130-
Monterey Bay-
218 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves around 3 ft. W swell 4 to 7 ft at 16 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves around 3 ft. W swell 3 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell around 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
around 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...E winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
4 ft.
.TUE...E winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 3 to 6 ft.

$$


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