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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

PZZ500-202330-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

Gusty winds will persist through this afternoon in the wake of a
departing weather system. The gusty winds will produce hazardous
conditions with steep wind waves. Another system will move across
the waters on Thursday with northwesterly winds expected to
increase once again starting Wednesday night.

$$

PZZ570-202330-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WED...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 to
7 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ571-202330-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft...increasing to
9 to 11 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ575-202330-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of
showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft...increasing to
8 to 10 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of
showers in the morning. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ576-202330-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...increasing to
8 to 10 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of
showers in the morning. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ540-202330-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming northeast 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers
after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ545-202330-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at
15 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft at 11
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 6 to 8 feet at 11 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 2.2 knots at 07:31 PM Tuesday and 2.8 knots at
07:43 AM Wednesday.

$$

PZZ560-202330-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...increasing to
6 to 8 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of
showers in the morning. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6
ft.

$$

PZZ565-202330-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft
at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...increasing to
6 to 8 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6
ft.

$$

PZZ530-202330-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt...becoming S in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of showers in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt...becoming W.

$$

PZZ531-202330-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming east after midnight.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WED...SE winds 10 kt...becoming north in the afternoon. Chance
of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-202330-
Monterey Bay-
850 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming east 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...E winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft
at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 3 ft
at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Slight
chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
4 ft.

$$

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