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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

PZZ500-250600-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

Gusty nw winds will continue overnight into Sunday as a dry cool
front moves through and high pressure builds. Another strong cold
front drops down the coast on Monday with some showers and gusty
nw winds behind the front into Tuesday.

$$

PZZ570-250600-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 15 seconds...increasing to 8 to 9 ft at 15 seconds in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then showers likely after midnight.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 9 to 20 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft...decreasing to 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft...decreasing to 4 to 6 ft. Chance of showers, then rain
likely.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft...increasing to 11 to 12 ft. Rain, then showers likely.

$$

PZZ571-250600-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then showers likely after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 15 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers, then rain likely.
.THU...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
7 to 8 ft...increasing to 9 to 11 ft. Rain likely, then showers
likely.

$$

PZZ575-250600-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts to 45 kt.
Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 16 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
NW swell 7 to 9 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft...increasing to 8 to 10 ft. Rain likely, then showers
likely.

$$

PZZ576-250600-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft. Rain likely, then showers likely.

$$

PZZ540-250600-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then showers likely after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
9 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers, then rain likely.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft...increasing to 8 to 10 ft. Rain, then showers likely.

$$

PZZ545-250600-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft. Slight chance of showers, then chance of rain.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft. Rain, then showers likely.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 8 feet at at 15 seconds.
Maximum ebb current of 1.5 knots at 12:13 AM Sunday and 2.9 knots
at 11:49 AM Sunday.

$$

PZZ560-250600-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Rain, then showers likely.

$$

PZZ565-250600-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers through the night.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft. Rain, then chance of showers.

$$

PZZ530-250600-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Showers likely in the morning, then
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...S winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt. Rain,
then showers likely.

$$

PZZ531-250600-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 25 kt...easing 5 to 15 kt overnight.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers after
midnight.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Showers likely in the morning, then
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt...becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 10 kt. Rain, then
showers likely.

$$

PZZ535-250600-
Monterey Bay-
251 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W
swell 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 ft at
14 seconds. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
Chance of rain.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 4 to 6 ft. Rain, then showers likely.

$$


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