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

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

PZZ500-121800-
221 AM 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...

A ridge of high pressure remains over the coastal waters and
much of the west coast. Winds will continue to be light to
moderate with some locally breezy conditions in the northern outer
waters and along the immediate coast south of Point Sur this
afternoon through tonight. Northwesterly winds are then expected
to increase late this week and into the upcoming weekend. Steadily
larger, long period swell will impact the coast mid to late this
week as well.


$$

PZZ570-121800-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft
at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 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 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft
at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to
9 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ571-121800-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.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 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 16 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. W swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ575-121800-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.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 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ576-121800-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 16 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 6 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ540-121800-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 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 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ545-121800-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 16 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 4 to
7 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 1.4 knots at 12:00 PM Tuesday and 0.8 knots at
11:18 PM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-121800-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 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
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 16 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 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ565-121800-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 16 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. NW swell 5 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ530-121800-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming northeast after midnight.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 kt.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-121800-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-121800-
Monterey Bay-
221 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt...becoming northeast after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft
at 16 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7
ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft.


$$


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