Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS56 KMTR 100345
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-101545-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

A LOW PRESSURE CENTER POSITIONED JUST OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN
GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND GENTLE SEAS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE SATURDAY EVENING AS THE SURFACE
PRESSURE GRADIENT STRENGTHENS.

$$

PZZ570-101545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
N SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. N SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
N SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
N SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
N SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
N SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-101545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN AND MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.


$$

PZZ575-101545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN AND MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.


$$

PZZ576-101545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN AND MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.


$$

PZZ540-101545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-101545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 01:52 AM
THURSDAY MORNING AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 02:51 PM THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PZZ560-101545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-101545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT AND SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-101545-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AROUND MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN
THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN AND MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT DURING
THE AFTERNOON HOURS.


$$

PZZ531-101545-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-101545-
MONTEREY BAY-
845 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND YOUTUBE AT:
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.SANFRANCISCOBAYAREA.GOV
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSBAYAREA
WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/NWSBAYAREA





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.