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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

PZZ500-231715-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

Northerly winds will increase from north to south beginning later
this morning as high pressure builds in from the west and
interacts with coastal troughing. Steep fresh northwest swell will
occur as a result of the increasing winds. No significant long
period swell through the rest of the week.

$$

PZZ570-231715-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6
ft.

$$

PZZ571-231715-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 9 seconds
and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft
or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5
ft.

$$

PZZ575-231715-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5
ft.

$$

PZZ576-231715-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds
and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ540-231715-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt by noon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ545-231715-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at
8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 4 ft..increasing to
3 to 5 ft tonight with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft...increasing to 4 to 6 ft
tonight with a dominant swell period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb
current of 1.8 knots at 04:12 AM Wednesday and 1.3 knots at 05:18
PM Wednesday.

$$

PZZ560-231715-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt by noon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ565-231715-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 12 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4
ft.

$$

PZZ530-231715-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt by noon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt by
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-231715-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt.

$$

PZZ535-231715-
Monterey Bay-
242 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3
ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 3 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.

$$


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