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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

PZZ500-211745-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

As a ridge builds in from the south, a split windflow pattern
is developing, with winds out of the north over the southern
waters and out of the south over the northern waters. Winds will
remain generally light with more moderate winds in the far
northern waters. Chances of rain will return to the northern
waters towards the end of the week. West to northwest swell will
increase mid-week.


$$

PZZ570-211745-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 10 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 7 to
9 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds. Chance of rain through the night.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...S winds 10 kt...becoming north. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft...shifting to the NW. Chance of rain.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
7 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ571-211745-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 6
ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft at
12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at
15 seconds.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W
swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6
ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ575-211745-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds...shifting to the W 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W
swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 6
ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ576-211745-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft at
11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
NW swell 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6
ft...shifting to the NW 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ540-211745-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 4
to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED...S winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. SW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at
15 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W
swell 5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6
ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ545-211745-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 4
ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W
swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the
morning.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6
ft...becoming 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.
Slight chance of rain.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
swell period of 12 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant swell
period of 12 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 0.7 knots at 05:42 AM
Tuesday and 1.8 knots at 05:24 PM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-211745-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...decreasing to 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11
seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W
swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 5
ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ565-211745-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4
ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W
swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 5
ft.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5
ft.

$$

PZZ530-211745-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt.
.SAT...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ531-211745-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-211745-
Monterey Bay-
217 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming north 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.


$$


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