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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

PZZ500-180445-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

Winds will be generally light and variable over the coastal waters
this evening and overnight. Locally breezy conditions are
possible through the evening near the Golden Gate Gap and Angel
Island. Expect increasing northwest winds beginning late Friday and
lasting through the weekend as the ridge strengthens further.

$$

PZZ570-180445-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
8 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ571-180445-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI 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 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ575-180445-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6
ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ576-180445-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5
to 6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3
to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ540-180445-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7
ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ545-180445-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...S 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 16 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W 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 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant swell period of 10 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant swell
period of 10 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.8 knots at 12:18 AM
Friday and 0.9 knots at 01:24 PM Friday.

$$

PZZ560-180445-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3
to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4
ft.

$$

PZZ565-180445-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to
5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft
at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft
at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
Swell S 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ530-180445-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt in the evening decreasing to 10
to 20 kt before midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ531-180445-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt in the morning increasing to 5 to 15 kt in
the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Patchy fog.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-180445-
Monterey Bay-
233 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4
ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4
ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.

$$

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