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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

PZZ500-191830-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

Hazardous seas from large northwesterly swell will continue to
impact all coastal water zones today, creating large breaking
waves and high surf at the coast. Scattered showers will also
continue through the day. Northwest winds will increase slightly
today in the wake of a cold front that is currently passing over
the southern waters. Winds are forecast to switch out of the south
and dramatically increase again Sunday morning, ahead of another
storm system approaching from the northwest.

$$

PZZ570-191830-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 15 to
17 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
15 to 16 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 14 to
16 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
11 to 13 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt...becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds...increasing to W
15 to 18 ft at 17 seconds. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 to
14 ft...shifting to the NW 11 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft...shifting to the W 7 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ571-191830-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 16 to
17 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt in the
evening. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 14 to 15 ft at 14 seconds.
Chance of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers
after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 13 to
14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
11 to 13 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 11 to
13 ft. Chance of rain,.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft...shifting to the W 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ575-191830-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 15 to
16 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the
day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
14 to 15 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 13 to
14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
11 to 12 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to
13 ft. Chance of rain, then slight chance of showers.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9
ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ576-191830-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
15 to 16 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt in the
evening. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 15 seconds.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 12 to
13 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
11 to 12 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9
ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ540-191830-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 to
17 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
13 to 15 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to
15 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
9 to 12 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt...becoming W. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W
swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds...increasing to 11 to 14 ft at
17 seconds. Rain.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to
10 ft...decreasing to 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ545-191830-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the
day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
11 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 8 to
10 ft at 15 seconds. Rain likely.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to 12
ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8
ft. Chance of rain.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 13 to 16 ft at 15
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 14 to 17 ft at 15 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 1.5 knots at 06:07 AM Friday and 3 knots at 05:37
PM Friday.

$$

PZZ560-191830-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
13 to 16 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
11 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to
12 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to
12 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft.
Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ565-191830-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
14 to 16 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
12 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 11 to
13 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming southeast 15 to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of
rain.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
9 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ530-191830-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Chance of rain in the morning, then
rain likely.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Chance of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ531-191830-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of rain.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Chance of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt...becoming S. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ535-191830-
Monterey Bay-
231 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 11 to 14 ft at 15
seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
9 to 12 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to
10 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15
seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 5 kt...becoming light. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 4 to 6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$


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