NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
2:37 PM Wednesday January 18
W2synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the monterey bay, greater farallones, and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries, strong and gusty southerly winds will continue over the coastal waters through tonight.W2 the strong winds will result in hazardous conditions with steep wind waves and rough seas.W2 mariners are urged to use caution if venturing to open waters.W2 winds will decrease late tonight as the storm lifts northeast but will increase again by friday as another storm approaches.W2 very large west swells will arrive later this week with swells building as high as 26 feet friday and saturday.W2