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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

PZZ500-231715-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

Update, the Tsunami Watch has been cancelled. Some small sea level
rise may still be observed. Winds will be light overnight before
southerly winds develop later today ahead of the next frontal
system. Winds will increase over the waters Wednesday then return
to northwesterly in the wake of the frontal passage.

$$

PZZ570-231715-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
10 to 13 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 to
14 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 14 to
16 ft...decreasing to 9 to 11 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft.

$$

PZZ571-231715-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt...becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 11 seconds. Rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then
chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 to
14 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to
14 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft...shifting to the W 9 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ575-231715-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...
becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...S winds 10 to 20 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.
Rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
8 to 10 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 14 to 15 ft...decreasing to 10 to 11 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 7 to 9 ft...becoming 8 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ576-231715-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 15 seconds...shifting to the NW 11 to 14 ft at
15 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 13 to
14 ft...decreasing to 10 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft...decreasing to 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ540-231715-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 11 seconds. Rain through the day.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
9 to 11 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 to
13 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft
or less. W swell 11 to 14 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 W swell 7 to 9 ft...increasing to 8 to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ545-231715-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...E winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 11 seconds. Rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 W swell 10 to 13 ft...decreasing to 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to
9 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 8 to 10 ft at 14
seconds decreasing to 5 to 7 ft Tuesday.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds
decreasing to 6 to 8 ft Tuesday. Maximum ebb current of 1.9 knots
at 08:49 AM Tuesday and 1.9 knots at 08:55 PM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-231715-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...S winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
Rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 10 to 12 ft...shifting to the NW 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ565-231715-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12
seconds. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ530-231715-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Rain likely in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt. Chance of
showers, then slight chance of showers.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT...Light winds...becoming NW 5 kt.

$$

PZZ531-231715-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.WED...S winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Rain in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Rain likely in the evening,
then chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of showers, then slight chance
of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 kt.
.SAT...Light winds...becoming NW 5 kt.

$$

PZZ535-231715-
Monterey Bay-
420 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming southeast 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 6 ft at
12 seconds.
.WED...E winds 5 kt...becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Rain
likely in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
of showers after midnight.
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft at
15 seconds. Chance of showers, then slight chance of showers.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 9 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.


$$


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