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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

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

PZZ500-200445-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

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

Moderate, occasionally gusty, northwest winds will increase
slightly across the northern outer waters tonight as high
pressure builds in from the west. Winds are forecast to decrease
below small craft advisory criteria by Sunday evening. In addition
to breezy winds, locally steep wind waves will also continue
tonight and into Sunday.

$$

PZZ570-200445-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ571-200445-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft
at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ575-200445-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft at
10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4
to 5 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft and S 3 ft...increasing to 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ576-200445-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming
2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 13
seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft and S 3 ft...increasing to 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ540-200445-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming southeast 5 to 15 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at
10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at
10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5
ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ545-200445-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at
10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
4 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
2 to 4 ft and S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Swell SW 3 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant swell period of 10 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant swell
period of 10 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1 knots at 02:24 PM
Saturday and 1.9 knots at 02:00 AM Sunday.

$$

PZZ560-200445-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming southeast after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
4 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to 3
ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft. Swell SW 3 ft.

$$

PZZ565-200445-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at 10 seconds and S
3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.MON...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
2 to 4 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 2 to
3 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
2 to 4 ft and S 3 ft...increasing to 4 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ530-200445-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-200445-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 10 kt after
midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Patchy fog.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-200445-
Monterey Bay-
239 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft
at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. NW
swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW
swell 3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 ft...
shifting to the W. Swell S 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft...
shifting to the NW 4 to 6 ft.

$$


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