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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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

PZZ500-162245-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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

Strong northwesterly winds and possible gale- force gusts
continue in the northern out waters this morning, while more
moderate winds are experienced in the near-shore waters. Steep,
hazardous short period seas also continue but diminish through the
day. Lighter winds are forecast Wednesday but will then
strengthen again by Friday. Light southwest swell from 14 to 16
seconds continues through the week.

$$

PZZ570-162245-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
11 to 12 ft, decreasing to 9 to 10 ft this afternoon. S swell
around 2 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 10 to 11 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
8 to 9 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
6 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 9 to 11 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
9 to 11 ft. S swell around 2 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
6 to 7 ft. S swell 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ571-162245-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves 10 to 12 ft, decreasing
to 9 to 10 ft this afternoon. S swell around 2 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 9 to 10 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around
2 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 9 to 10 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
9 to 10 ft. S swell around 2 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
6 to 7 ft. S swell 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ575-162245-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 10 to 12 ft, decreasing to 9 to 10 ft this
afternoon. S swell around 2 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around
2 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. A
slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 8 to 9 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
8 to 9 ft. S swell around 2 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft. S swell 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ576-162245-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 9 to 11 ft, decreasing to 8 to 9 ft this
afternoon. S swell around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. S swell around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. A
slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 8 to 9 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
8 to 9 ft. S swell around 2 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft. S swell 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ540-162245-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 9 to 10 ft, decreasing to 7 to 8 ft this
afternoon. S swell around 2 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Patchy dense
fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
7 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft. S swell 2 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ545-162245-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt this morning.
Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. S swell
around 2 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
7 to 8 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. S swell 2 to
3 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Northwest seas of 3 to 5 ft at 8
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Northwest seas of 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.
Maximum ebb current of 2.5 kt at 08:31 AM Tuesday and 2.8 kt at
08:49 PM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-162245-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell
around 2 ft at 14 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. S swell
around 2 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. S swell around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around
2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. S swell 2 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ565-162245-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell
around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. S swell
around 2 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. S swell around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy dense fog.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around 2 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. S swell around
2 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. S swell 2 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ530-162245-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and  the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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

$$

PZZ531-162245-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

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

$$

PZZ535-162245-
Monterey Bay-
256 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...W winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Patchy dense fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Patchy
fog.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Patchy dense
fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. SW swell 2 to
3 ft.

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


$$


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