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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

PZZ500-180515-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

Generally light to locally moderate northerly winds for the rest
of the day, then decreasing through the weekend. Strongest winds
will be along the Big Sur coast for today. Winds turn southerly
and increase Sunday night into early Monday ahead of a weak
frontal boundary. Seas light to moderate, easing through the
coming days.

$$

PZZ570-180515-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft at
12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 ft after midnight. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain
likely after midnight.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft...shifting to the W 5 to 6 ft. Rain likely, then chance of
rain.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft...becoming 5 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 7 to
8 ft...shifting to the W 6 to 7 ft. Chance of rain.

$$

PZZ571-180515-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft at
12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 ft after midnight. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then chance
of rain after midnight.
.MON...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft...shifting to the W 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft...decreasing to 4 to 5 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 6 to 7 ft...shifting to the SW 6 ft. Slight chance
of rain.

$$

PZZ575-180515-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft at
12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain through the night.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 NW swell 4 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft...shifting to the W 3 to 4 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft...becoming 6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ576-180515-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft at
12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...
becoming 3 ft after midnight. 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 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at
14 seconds. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.MON...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft. Chance of rain, then slight chance of
rain.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft...shifting to the W 3 to 4 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft...increasing to 6 ft. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ540-180515-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt...becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 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...shifting to the W 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely, then chance of
rain.
.TUE...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft. Chance of rain.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 5 to
7 ft. Chance of rain, then slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ545-180515-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a
dominant swell period of 12.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant swell
period of 12 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 1.8 knots at 03:18 PM
Friday and 0.9 knots at 03:42 AM Saturday.

$$

PZZ560-180515-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

$$

PZZ565-180515-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming northeast 5 to 15 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at
11 seconds.
.SAT...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.
.SAT NIGHT...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 ft at
13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 ft
at 14 seconds.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
5 ft...decreasing to 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft...becoming 5 to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ530-180515-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of rain after
midnight.
.MON...E winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...SE winds 5 kt. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ531-180515-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Slight chance of rain after
midnight.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt...decreasing to 5 kt. Chance of rain.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Slight chance of rain.

$$

PZZ535-180515-
Monterey Bay-
218 PM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming east after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt...becoming east after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft
at 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft
at 14 seconds.
.MON...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft.
Chance of rain.
.TUE...Light winds...becoming north 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 3 to 4 ft...becoming 3 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

$$


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