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

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

PZZ500-240430-
218 PM 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 continue to increase through the evening and
overnight as high pressure builds to the west. Expect these winds
to persist over the waters through the end of the week. No
significant long period swell is forecast through the rest of the
week.

$$

PZZ570-240430-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.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. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.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 6 to 8 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft...increasing to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ571-240430-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.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. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...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 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 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 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ575-240430-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.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. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...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 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 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ576-240430-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...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 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ540-240430-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.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. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.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 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ545-240430-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening increasing to 15 to
25 kt before midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft
at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 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 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W 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 3 to
4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 4 ft with a
dominant swell period of 11 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant swell
period of 11 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.3 knots at 05:18
PM Wednesday and 1.6 knots at 04:54 AM Thursday.

$$

PZZ560-240430-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt in the early morning increasing to 15
to 25 kt by the afternoon. 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 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...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 3 to
4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ565-240430-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.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 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ530-240430-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 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 overnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-240430-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

$$

PZZ535-240430-
Monterey Bay-
218 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening becoming NW 10 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt in the morning increasing to 15 to 25
kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. 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 12 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft.
.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.

$$

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