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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

PZZ500-231745-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

Weak high pressure off the California coast will keep light winds
through Friday. Southerly winds will increase Saturday as a low
pressure system moves into the Pacific Northwest waters. Rain will
spread over the area Saturday night and Sunday.

$$

PZZ570-231745-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6
ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
Chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...increasing to
5 to 7 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft. Rain likely.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft. Chance of rain, then slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ571-231745-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft. Rain likely, then chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ575-231745-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft
at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in
the evening. Chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ576-231745-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 ft
at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to
13 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ540-231745-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6
ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at
13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in
the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft. Rain likely.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ545-231745-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...decreasing to 5 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
12 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at
13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt...becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft. Slight chance of rain.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft Wednesday
with a swell period of 11 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft Wednesday with a swell
period of 11 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 0.6 knots at 07:12 AM
Thursday and 1.5 knots at 06:42 PM Thursday.

$$

PZZ560-231745-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft at
13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ565-231745-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft at
13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ530-231745-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Slight
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt.
.SAT...E winds 5 kt...becoming southeast 5 to 15 kt. Slight
chance of rain in the evening. Chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Rain likely, then chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ531-231745-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.FRI...Light winds...becoming northeast 5 kt in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 kt.
.SAT...E winds 5 kt...becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of
rain in the evening. Chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ535-231745-
Monterey Bay-
305 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt...becoming SW. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 2 to 4 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain after
midnight.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
9 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$


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