Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS56 KMTR 181117
CWFMTR

Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

PZZ500-181745-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

A 1025 mb high centered 650 miles west of the Bay Area will
weaken tonight and Tuesday resulting in decreasing winds. The
winds will become light southwest Tuesday ahead of a frontal
system. Post frontal northwest winds will increase Wednesday and
Thursday.

$$

PZZ570-181745-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft at
13 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ571-181745-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft at
13 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
7 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ575-181745-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ576-181745-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft
at 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ540-181745-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then
rain likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ545-181745-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 15 seconds. Rain likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...NE 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 4 to 6 ft at 12
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 0.7 knots at 04:06 AM Monday and 1.9 knots at 03:48
PM Monday.

$$

PZZ560-181745-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt...becoming southeast after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at
15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 15 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ565-181745-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ530-181745-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt.

$$

PZZ531-181745-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt.
.TUE...SE winds 5 kt...becoming W in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Rain likely after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...N winds 5 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt.

$$

PZZ535-181745-
Monterey Bay-
317 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming east after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 2 to 4 ft
at 15 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft
at 15 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.

$$


Visit us at www.weather.gov/sanfrancisco

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube at:
www.facebook.com/nwsbayarea
www.twitter.com/nwsbayarea
www.youtube.com/nwsbayarea


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.