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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

PZZ500-172230-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

A system is currently moving to the northeast towards the coastal
waters that has lightning associated with it. This will bring a
chance of thunderstorms to the southern waters late this morning
and into this evening. A trough and cold front will move across
the coastal waters from the Gulf of Alaska late Thursday. The cold
front will be accompanied by light rain. A moderate to long
period mixed northwesterly and southerly swell is expected this
afternoon and tonight. A very large northwesterly swell train, the
largest of the season to date, will then arrive over the waters
Thursday night lasting through the period. This large swell will
create hazardous conditions.


$$

PZZ570-172230-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 19 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 ft
at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 11 seconds...increasing to 10 to 13 ft at 20 seconds.
Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 16 to
19 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 11 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ571-172230-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...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 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 11 seconds...increasing to 8 to 10 ft at 20 seconds.
Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Chance of
rain.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 15 to
18 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ575-172230-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...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 16 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of
rain in the evening. Chances of rain increase after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 14 to
17 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ576-172230-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 13
seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of
rain after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 14 to
17 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ540-172230-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 19 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 11 seconds...increasing to 8 to 10 ft at 20 seconds.
Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Rain chances
increase in the evening and overnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 14 to 17 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 9 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ545-172230-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
 NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3
to 5 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of rain.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 to
15 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 9 to 12 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a
dominant swell period 13 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant swell
period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.5 knots at 02:30 PM
Tuesday and 1.3 knots at 02:12 AM Wednesday.

$$

PZZ560-172230-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 13
seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of rain
after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft.

$$

PZZ565-172230-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 13
seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at
12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of rain
after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to
15 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ530-172230-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Patchy smoke in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy smoke.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy smoke.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-172230-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-172230-
Monterey Bay-
825 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 13 seconds
and SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds and
SW 3 ft at 18 seconds.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft
at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 ft at 12 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of rain
after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
10 to 13 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to
12 ft.

$$


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