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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

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813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

Generally light onshore winds through the week, with locally
breezy to gusty winds near coastal gaps or prominent points such
as the Golden Gate bridge and Point Sur. Light to moderate seas
will prevail through the forecast period with a mixed southerly
and northwesterly swell developing late this week.

$$

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Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at
17 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.
.WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell around 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW around 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW around 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
7 ft and S around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft and S around 3 ft.

$$

PZZ571-250415-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
around 7 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW around 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW around 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft and S around 3 ft.

$$

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Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW around 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW around 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft and S around 3 ft.

$$

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Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
18 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell around 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW around 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
around 6 ft and S around 3 ft.

$$

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Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...SW winds around 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 7 ft at
17 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell W 4 to 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft and S around 3 ft.

$$

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Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...SW winds around 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at
18 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 3 to 5 ft and SW around 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft and S around 3 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 5 to 7 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 2.3 knots at 11:25 AM
Tuesday and 2.3 knots at 12:43 AM Wednesday.

$$

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Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at
18 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft.

$$

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Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft and S around 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft.

$$

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San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

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San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds up to 10 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

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Monterey Bay-
813 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...W winds around 5 kt...increasing to 5 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at
18 seconds. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 6 ft at 16 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$


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