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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

PZZ500-170500-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

A weak low pressure trough near the California coast will maintain
light winds over the coastal waters through Thursday. Northwest
winds will increase over the offshore waters late in the week and
into the weekend as high pressure strengthens offshore.

$$

PZZ570-170500-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6
to 8 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft...increasing to 8 to 10 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ571-170500-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 to 6 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 6 to
8 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9
ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ575-170500-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft
at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6
to 8 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ576-170500-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8
ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ540-170500-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
NW swell 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9
ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ545-170500-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3
to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
8 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4
to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 4 ft with a
dominant swell period of 10 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant swell
period of 10 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.7 knots at 11:12 PM
Wednesday and 0.8 knots at 12:24 PM Thursday.

$$

PZZ560-170500-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4
to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft...becoming 3 to 5 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4
to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ565-170500-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 4 ft and S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ530-170500-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ531-170500-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt after
midnight.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 10 kt after
midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy fog.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ535-170500-
Monterey Bay-
239 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft
at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft.
Patchy fog.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4
to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3
to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

$$


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