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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

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

PZZ500-251100-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

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

Winds are forecast to remain relatively light through Friday.
Northwest winds are forecast to increase Friday night into
Saturday as high pressure builds offshore. Gusty winds will
impact the coastal waters through most of the holiday weekend.
Mixed seas are expected with moderate northwest swell and a
longer period southwest swell.

$$

PZZ570-251100-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance
of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight
chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 8 to
10 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW
swell 9 to 12 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ571-251100-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance
of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt by late afternoon.
Wind 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at
15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
8 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW
swell 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ575-251100-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance
of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
8 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ576-251100-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance
of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at
11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ540-251100-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5
ft at 11 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft
at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Chance
of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW
swell 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ545-251100-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds
and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW
swell 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...increasing to
5 to 7 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 15 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 7 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3 knots at 01:13 AM Friday and
2.1 knots at 01:13 PM Friday.

$$

PZZ560-251100-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell W
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and
S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 ft.

$$

PZZ565-251100-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming NW after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and
S 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ530-251100-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt
overnight. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW winds 10 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-251100-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 10 kt...becoming north in the afternoon. Chance
of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW winds 10 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-251100-
Monterey Bay-
906 PM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance
of showers after midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
2 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.

$$

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