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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

PZZ500-191730-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

Moderate to locally gusty northwest winds will prevail for all
coastal water zones as high pressure builds into the area. A
moderate sized, longer period northwest swell is anticipated to
arrive later this morning. The swell periods will decrease below
15 seconds by Wednesday.

$$

PZZ570-191730-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 17
seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to 12 ft at
15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to
10 ft at 13 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7
ft...decreasing to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ571-191730-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
10 to 11 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6
ft...becoming 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ575-191730-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
9 to 10 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 13
seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft...becoming 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ576-191730-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ540-191730-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of
showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ545-191730-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft...decreasing to 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6
ft...decreasing to 3 to 5 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a
dominant swell period of 10 seconds...increasing to 5 to 7 ft at
18 seconds by mid morning.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant swell
period of 10 seconds...increasing to 6 to 8 ft at 18 seconds by
mid morning. Maximum ebb current of 1.6 knots at 02:36 AM Tuesday
and 1.4 knots at 03:36 PM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-191730-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6
ft.

$$

PZZ565-191730-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6
ft.

$$

PZZ530-191730-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-191730-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming W 10 kt.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-191730-
Monterey Bay-
226 AM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 17
seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at
12 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft...decreasing to 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
4 ft...shifting to the W 2 to 3 ft.

$$


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