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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

PZZ500-232245-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

Expect diminishing northwesterly winds through most of the week as
the gradient between weakening high pressure to the northwest and
a trough over the eastern Pacific continues to decrease. Light to
moderate seas will prevail through the forecast period.


$$

PZZ570-232245-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8
ft at 17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at
15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ571-232245-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to 7
ft at 17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.


$$

PZZ575-232245-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5
to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.


$$

PZZ576-232245-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ540-232245-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft
at 17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 8 ft
at 16 seconds.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 4 to 6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of
showers.

$$

PZZ545-232245-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft
at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Swell SW 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
Swell SW 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 4 to 6 ft and SW 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft with a
dominant swell period of 13 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant swell
period of 13 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.5 knots at 09:43 AM
Monday and 1.8 knots at 11:43 PM Monday.

$$

PZZ560-232245-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7
ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft
at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7
ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to 5
ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 4
to 6 ft and S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ565-232245-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ530-232245-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ531-232245-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 10 kt.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ535-232245-
Monterey Bay-
816 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...decreasing to 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at
12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...SW winds 5 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W
swell 4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.


$$

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