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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

PZZ500-261030-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

Winds will remain generally light over the coastal waters
overnight, though locally breezy conditions could develop near
coastal gaps or prominent points during the day on Thursday. Light
to moderate seas will continue through the forecast period with a
mixed south and northwest swell developing late in the week.

$$

PZZ570-261030-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft
at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft at
15 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...increasing to
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 12 ft.

$$

PZZ571-261030-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft and S 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...increasing to
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 4 to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ575-261030-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 5
ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at
11 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 ft
and S 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ576-261030-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to
4 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
5 to 6 ft and S 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 ft.


$$

PZZ540-261030-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 5
ft at 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft
at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to
6 ft at 14 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 5 to 7 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ545-261030-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds and SW 3 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft
at 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft
at 16 seconds and SW 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 15 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
W swell 4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 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 2.8 knots at 01:31 AM
Thursday and 2.4 knots at 01:37 PM Thursday.

$$

PZZ560-261030-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to 5 ft at
12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or
less. Mixed swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at
16 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 to
4 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ565-261030-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 4 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 16 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 ft.


$$

PZZ530-261030-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt...with occasional gusts to 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of light rain after
midnight.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Chance of light rain in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of rain after
midnight.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 10 kt.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.MON...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ531-261030-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt...with occasional gusts to 20 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.MON...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PZZ535-261030-
Monterey Bay-
831 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 ft at
16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft.

$$


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