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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

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249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

Increasing northwesterly winds will continue through the weekend,
particularly for the northern outer waters, as high pressure
builds over the eastern Pacific. Locally steep wind waves will
also accompany increasing winds.

$$

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Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft...decreasing to 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

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Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds
and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft...decreasing to 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft...becoming 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$

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Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SAT...SW 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 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.SUN...SW 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.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
8 ft...decreasing to 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

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Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and
S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
 Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S
3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft
at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft...becoming 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

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Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 6 to 8 ft
at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming southeast after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft
at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

$$

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Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...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 in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 10 seconds.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft...decreasing to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
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 1.9 knots at 01:12 AM
Saturday and 1 knots at 02:24 PM Saturday.

$$

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Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and
S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. 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 in the
morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 ft after midnight. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S
3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
3 ft.

$$

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Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and
S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.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.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 10 seconds.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
4 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 2 to 3 ft.

$$

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San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

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

$$

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San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

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

$$

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Monterey Bay-
249 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft...becoming 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
3 ft...becoming 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 ft.

$$


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