Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
849
FZUS56 KMTR 240221
CWFMTR

Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

PZZ500-241015-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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

Northwest winds will remain light to moderate through most of the
week as an area of low pressure approaches the coast. Onshore winds
will remain strong and gusty north of the Bay Bridge this evening,
possibly gusty into the overnight hours. Light to moderate seas will
prevail through the forecast period with a mixed southerly and
northwesterly swell developing late this week.

$$

PZZ570-241015-
Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft
at 17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
5 ft and S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 5 to 7 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ571-241015-
Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft
at 17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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 and S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ575-241015-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft.
Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 4 to 6 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft. Swell S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ576-241015-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft at
14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 ft.
Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ540-241015-
Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft late in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft
at 17 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft.
Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of
showers.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 W swell 5 to 7 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ545-241015-
Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft late in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy
fog after midnight.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at
15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft
at 13 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Swell SW 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft and SW 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
 W swell 4 to 6 ft and S 3 ft. Slight chance of showers.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 6 to 8 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 1.8 knots at 11:43 PM
Monday and 2.3 knots at 11:25 AM Tuesday.

$$

PZZ560-241015-
Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
 W swell 3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft
at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 3 to 5 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft and S 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
NW swell 4 to 6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ565-241015-
Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Mixed swell NW
3 to 5 ft at 18 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at
15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft. Swell S 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

$$

PZZ530-241015-
San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay
North of the Bay Bridge-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 to 30 kt...winds decreasing to 10 to 20 kt
late.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 20 kt...with afternoon gusts to 25 kt
possible.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt...evening gusts to 25 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 10 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ531-241015-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt...decreasing to 5 to 15 kt later this
evening.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt.
.THU...W winds 5 to 15 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Slight chance of showers.

$$

PZZ535-241015-
Monterey Bay-
721 PM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 18 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to
6 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to
4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$


Visit us at www.weather.gov/sanfrancisco

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube at:
www.facebook.com/nwsbayarea
www.twitter.com/nwsbayarea
www.youtube.com/nwsbayarea



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.