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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

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

PZZ500-261630-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

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

A thermal trough over the California interior will shift to the
coast resulting in decreasing winds. An upper level trough will
approach the Pacific Northwest Friday increasing the pressure
gradients over the area.


$$

PZZ570-261630-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

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

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 ft
at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ571-261630-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ575-261630-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5
ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 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.

$$

PZZ576-261630-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft
at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ540-261630-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ545-261630-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft
at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 4 ft with a
dominant swell period 8 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant swell
period of 8 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 0.7 knots at 07:54 AM
Tuesday and 1.3 knots at 08:06 PM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-261630-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming east after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. 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.

$$

PZZ565-261630-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft
at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ530-261630-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ531-261630-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ535-261630-
Monterey Bay-
251 AM PDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.  NW
swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming northeast 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED...N winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to
3 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to 3
ft.

$$


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