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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

PZZ500-241800-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

Moderate to strong northerly winds will further increase through
the day for all coastal zones. Wind gusts may reach gale force at
times. Expect these winds to persist over the waters through the
end of the week. No significant long period swell is forecast
through the rest of the week.

$$

PZZ570-241800-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5
ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ571-241800-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5
ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft...becoming 4 ft and S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ575-241800-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 ft and S 3 ft...becoming 3 to 4 ft and S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ576-241800-
Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 4 ft and S 3 ft...becoming 3 ft and S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ540-241800-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4
ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ545-241800-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 ft
at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 11
seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4
ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a
dominant swell period of 10 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant swell
period of 10 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.6 knots at 04:54
AM Thursday and 1.3 knots at 06:00 PM Thursday.

$$

PZZ560-241800-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft at
11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt by
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 4
ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft.

$$

PZZ565-241800-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell
NW 3 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 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.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft.
Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ530-241800-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-241800-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 5 kt.
.MON...W winds 5 kt.

$$

PZZ535-241800-
Monterey Bay-
234 AM PDT Thu Aug 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt by noon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 5 ft by noon. W swell 3 ft at
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 ft at 12 seconds.
.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. NW swell 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 9 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft.

$$


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