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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

PZZ500-181130-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

Low pressure dropping south along the west coast will result in
increasing north to northwest winds. Small craft advisories will
transition into gale warnings Monday night after a cold front
pushes through. Winds will slowly decrease Tuesday and Wednesday.


$$

PZZ570-181130-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts to 45 kt.
Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 13 seconds. Chance
of showers.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to
8 ft. NW swell 12 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the
morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
 NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ571-181130-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts to 45 kt.
Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional
gusts to 45 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 5 to 14 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ575-181130-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers through the day.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts to 45 kt.
Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after
midnight.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional
gusts to 45 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 5 to 14 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 NW swell 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ576-181130-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts to 45 kt.
Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Slight
chance of showers.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional
gusts to 50 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts to 50 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 NW swell 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ540-181130-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to
6 ft. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ545-181130-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to
6 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
 NW swell 3 ft...shifting to the W 3 to 4 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft at 11
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 2.3 knots at 05:55 AM Sunday and 2.8 knots at 06:01
PM Sunday.

$$

PZZ560-181130-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to
6 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the
morning.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5
ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 ft...shifting to the W.

$$

PZZ565-181130-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional
gusts to 45 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ530-181130-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Patchy frost after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Patchy frost.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt.
.THU...N winds 5 kt...becoming W.

$$

PZZ531-181130-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt.
.WED...N winds 10 kt.
.THU...Light winds...becoming W 5 kt.

$$

PZZ535-181130-
Monterey Bay-
841 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. NW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers through the
night.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
4 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.

$$


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