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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

PZZ500-192230-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

Breezy NW winds will prevail today into Friday and will produce
steep wind waves, making for rough seas. Winds will remain
moderate to strong through the weekend as high pressure builds and
surface gradients tighten near Cape Mendocino.

$$

PZZ570-192230-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ571-192230-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 ft
at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ575-192230-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 ft
at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ576-192230-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
2 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ540-192230-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ545-192230-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
2 to 4 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft at 13
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds. Maximum
ebb current of 1.5 knots at 07:01 PM Thursday and 4.1 knots at
06:31 AM Friday.

$$

PZZ560-192230-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt by noon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 12
seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
2 to 4 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ565-192230-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt by noon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
2 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ530-192230-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 kt after
midnight.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-192230-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt...becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 5 kt.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-192230-
Monterey Bay-
843 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 25 kt by noon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. W
swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
2 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to
4 ft at 15 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to 4 ft.


$$


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