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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

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

PZZ500-200330-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

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

Generally light winds today and tonight across the coastal waters
as high pressure off the California coast weakens and a surface
low develops offshore of the Pacific Northwest. Locally gusty
winds are expected later today and into tomorrow over the inner
coastal waters south of Point Sur. Mixed seas will continue with
shorter period northwest waves at around 8 to 10 seconds, a light
longer period west swell, and a light southerly swell.

$$

PZZ570-200330-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell
around 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ571-200330-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell
around 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 to
8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ575-200330-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell around 3 ft at
15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell
around 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ576-200330-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell around
3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell around 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 20 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ540-200330-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell around 2 ft
at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft
and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ545-200330-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell around
2 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft and
SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period
of 10 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Seas 6 to 8 ft with a dominant period of 10
seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.0 kt at 08:07 PM Monday and 2.0
kt at 08:19 AM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-200330-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...W winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft and
SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ565-200330-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3
to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 20 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft
and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

$$

PZZ530-200330-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and  the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 20 kt.

$$

PZZ531-200330-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 10 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ535-200330-
Monterey Bay-
812 AM PDT Mon Aug 19 2019

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 15
seconds. Swell SW around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
around 2 ft at 15 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
14 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to
3 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft
and SW around 2 ft. Patchy fog.

Locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.

$$


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