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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

PZZ500-231615-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

Strong surface high pressure is building over the Pacific
Northwest. This will push the thermal trough to the coast
resulting in lighter winds through Friday. Northwest swell will
decrease the next few days but another long-period swell is
forecast by the end of the week.

$$

PZZ570-231615-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9
ft..at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft
at 16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ571-231615-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8
to..9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 ft at
16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 4 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ575-231615-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 ft at
16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5
ft.
.FRI...Light winds...becoming NW 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ576-231615-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft
at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 ft at
16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt.  Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ540-231615-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
 NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft
at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ545-231615-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft
at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at
16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 14 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt.  Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 7 to 9 ft with a
dominant swell period of 13 seconds decreasing to 6 to 8 ft
tonight.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant swell
period of 13 seconds decreasing to 7 to 9 ft tonight. Breakers up
to 20 feet possible. Maximum ebb current of 0.8 knots at 05:54 AM
Monday and 1.6 knots at 05:54 PM Monday.

$$

PZZ560-231615-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft
at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at
16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft
at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 14 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...Light winds...becoming NW 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ565-231615-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft
at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
8 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 ft at
16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft
at 15 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt.  Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ530-231615-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 kt...becoming northeast in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 kt.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt...becoming light.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt...becoming W.

$$

PZZ531-231615-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt.
.THU...Light winds...becoming W 5 kt.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt...becoming W.

$$

PZZ535-231615-
Monterey Bay-
237 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 18 seconds.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft
at 16 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
4 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 14 seconds.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...Light winds...becoming W 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 2 to 3 ft.

$$


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