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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

PZZ500-182330-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

Light to moderate east/northeast winds this morning, turning more
northerly by the afternoon. Winds will switch to southerly over
the northern waters Sunday night and Monday then increase on
Tuesday for the northern waters. Winds over the southern waters
will remain light to moderate northwest. Light to moderate seas
through the weekend.

$$

PZZ570-182330-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain
likely after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then chance of
rain by the afternoon and evening.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ571-182330-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 14 seconds. Chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then chance of
rain by the afternoon and evening.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Chance of rain in the morning, then slight chance of rain by
the afternoon and evening.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ575-182330-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft
at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 10 kt...becoming northeast. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning,
then slight chance of rain in the evening.
.TUE...SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
Slight chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ576-182330-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft
at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.
Slight chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ540-182330-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to
4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely in the morning, then chance of
rain by the afternoon and evening.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ545-182330-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft
at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6
ft. Slight chance of rain.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 4 ft with a
dominant swell period of 10 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant swell
period of 10 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.9 knots at 03:48
PM Saturday and 0.9 knots at 04:24 AM Sunday.

$$

PZZ560-182330-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to
3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning, then slight chance of
rain by the afternoon and evening.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5
ft. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.


$$

PZZ565-182330-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ530-182330-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Patchy fog late in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain in the morning, then
rain likely in the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming northeast 5 kt. Slight
chance of rain.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt.

$$

PZZ531-182330-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...SE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 kt...becoming northeast. Chance of rain, then
slight chance of rain.
.TUE...NE winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...NE winds 5 kt.

$$

PZZ535-182330-
Monterey Bay-
829 AM PST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming southeast after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 2 to 3 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 ft
at 14 seconds.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 2 to 3 ft
at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.


$$


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