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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

PZZ500-201030-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

An approaching cold front will move through the coastal waters
tonight bringing the first rain of the season. Increased winds
with occasional gusts to around 30 kt and a long period
northwesterly swell are also forecast to accompany this system.
Operators of small crafts are urged to use extreme caution if out
at sea as hazardous seas are forecast to persist over the next
few days.


$$

PZZ570-201030-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

PZZ571-201030-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 14 to 16 ft at 20 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain late in the evening,
then slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 16 to
18 ft at 17 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
15 to 17 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to
14 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to
11 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft. Swell S 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ575-201030-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 12 to 14 ft at 20 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain late in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 16 to
17 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
15 to 16 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 11 to
13 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
10 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
10 ft...decreasing to 8 to 9 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft. Swell S 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.

$$

PZZ576-201030-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 9 to 12 ft at 20 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain late in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 15 to
17 ft at 17 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
15 to 16 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
9 to 11 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft. Swell S 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to
10 ft...decreasing to 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ540-201030-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 12 to 15 ft at 20 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Rain late in the evening, then
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 14 to
17 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 16 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft
at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 to
10 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 8 to 10 ft. Swell S 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ545-201030-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 9 to 12 ft at 20 seconds
after midnight. Swell SW 3 ft. Chance of rain late in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 to
15 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
12 to 15 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft at
15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 7 to 9 ft and S 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 7 to 9 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a
dominant swell period of 15 seconds...increasing to 8 to 12 ft
with a dominant swell period of 20 seconds in the evening.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant swell
period of 15 seconds...increasing to 9 to 13 ft with a dominant
swell period of 20 seconds in the evening. Maximum ebb current of
1.2 knots at 03:48 AM Friday and 1.7 knots at 04:12 PM Friday.

$$

PZZ560-201030-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
3 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to NW 7 to 9 ft at 20 seconds
after midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Chance of rain late in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
11 to 14 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to
12 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 6 to 8 ft. Swell S 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ565-201030-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 7 to 9 ft at 20 seconds after
midnight. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of rain late in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 12 to
15 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
13 to 15 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft. Swell S 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to
10 ft and S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ530-201030-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of rain late in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.MON...N winds 5 kt.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-201030-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of rain late in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.MON...N winds 5 kt.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-201030-
Monterey Bay-
858 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4
to 6 ft at 20 seconds. Slight chance of rain late in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming
2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at
14 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft
at 15 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 18 seconds.
.SUN...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.
Swell S 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.

$$


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