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
000
FZUS56 KMTR 122011
CWFMTR

Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

PZZ500-130900-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

Increasing northwest winds over the waters through the upcoming
weekend. The strongest winds today will be primarily be located
from Point Sur and southward with small craft advisory winds
forecast there. Steadily larger, long period swell will impact
the coast mid to late this week as well.

$$

PZZ570-130900-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at
15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
7 to 9 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft
at 18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to
9 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 5 to 11 ft.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft...decreasing to
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 ft...becoming 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ571-130900-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at
15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at
18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to
9 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...becoming 2 ft
or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ575-130900-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at
18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to
9 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ576-130900-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 7
ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to
9 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ540-130900-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at
18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 W swell 4 to 5 ft...shifting to the NW 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ545-130900-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at
18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.


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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft at 14
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 0.8 knots at 11:18 PM Tuesday and 1.5 knots at
12:48 PM Wednesday.

$$

PZZ560-130900-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at
18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft.


$$

PZZ565-130900-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
5 to 6 ft at 18 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ530-130900-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt...becoming northeast after midnight.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-130900-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-130900-
Monterey Bay-
1211 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming east after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft
at 18 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft.

$$


Visit us at www.weather.gov/sanfrancisco

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube at:
www.facebook.com/nwsbayarea
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.