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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
Issued by National Weather Service LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

PZZ500-172315-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

High pressure to the west will shift south as a low pressure
system approaches the Pacific Northwest. A frontal system
associated with the low will move through the area on Thursday.
Gusty southerly will form through tonight, then shift quickly to
westerly on Thursday, before becoming northwesterly by Friday. A
large long-period swell will bring dangerous breaking waves to the
coastline tonight through at least Friday. Dense fog with low
visibility will impact some areas today.

$$

PZZ570-172315-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TODAY...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
rain likely after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 20 to
23 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
19 to 22 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of
showers.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 11 to
13 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to
12 ft...increasing to 16 to 17 ft. Rain likely.

$$

PZZ571-172315-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to
12 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 to
10 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of rain after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 18 to
21 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with occasional gusts to 35 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 19 to 21 ft at 18 seconds. Chance
of rain in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 to
13 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 to
14 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ575-172315-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to
12 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft at
14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 14 to
17 ft at 19 seconds...increasing to 20 to 21 ft at 18 seconds in
the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
19 to 20 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 to
13 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ576-172315-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
 W swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
8 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.  W swell
11 to 14 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 19 to 20 ft at
19 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain in the
morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
18 to 20 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to
13 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ540-172315-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain through the night.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 18 to
21 ft at 18 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
18 to 20 ft at 18 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 17 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms, then chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to
10 ft...increasing to 13 to 16 ft. Rain, then rain likely.

$$

PZZ545-172315-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 ft after midnight. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds. Slight
chance of rain after midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to 15 ft at
19 seconds...increasing to 17 to 20 ft at 18 seconds in the
afternoon. Rain likely in the morning, then chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
18 to 19 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft. Chance of rain, then rain likely.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 8 to 10 ft at 15
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 9 to 11 ft at 15 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 1.4 knots at 04:49 AM Wednesday and 2.9 knots at
04:25 PM Wednesday.

$$

PZZ560-172315-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
 W swell 8 to 10 ft at 20 seconds...
increasing to 17 to 18 ft at 19 seconds in the afternoon. Chance
of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
17 to 19 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to
10 ft. Chance of rain, then rain likely.


$$

PZZ565-172315-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 10 to
12 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to
17 to 19 ft at 19 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain
in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
18 to 19 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to
15 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 11 ft.
Slight chance of rain, then chance of rain.

$$

PZZ530-172315-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt. Patchy fog late in the morning.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.THU...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of showers, then slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt...becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain,
then rain likely.

$$

PZZ531-172315-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming southeast after
midnight.
.THU...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers, then slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.
.SUN...SE winds 5 kt...becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain,
then rain likely.

$$

PZZ535-172315-
Monterey Bay-
920 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...E winds 5 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming southeast after
midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less.
W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...E winds 5 kt...becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 20 seconds...
increasing to 13 to 16 ft at 19 seconds in the afternoon. Slight
chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 13 to
16 ft at 18 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 17 seconds. Chance of
showers, then slight chance of showers.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
Chance of rain.

$$

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