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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

PZZ500-230415-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

Light to moderate winds through midweek, with locally stronger
winds through coastal gaps during the afternoons. Building high
pressure from the west will bring stronger northerly winds and
steep fresh swell. No significant long period swell through the
upcoming week.

$$

PZZ570-230415-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ571-230415-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ575-230415-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ576-230415-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 9 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft...becoming 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ540-230415-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

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

$$

PZZ545-230415-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft at
8 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 4 ft with a
dominant swell period of 13 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant swell
period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.3 knots at 04:42 PM
Tuesday and 1.8 knots at 04:12 AM Wednesday.

$$

PZZ560-230415-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 9 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft at
9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft...becoming 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ565-230415-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ530-230415-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-230415-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt.

$$

PZZ535-230415-
Monterey Bay-
234 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 ft at
12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.

$$


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