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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KMTR

FZUS56 KMTR 201649
CWFMTR

Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

PZZ500-210530-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

An approaching storm system has resulted in southerly winds across
the waters early today. Southerly winds will steadily increase as
the storm system nears, with a frontal passage expected across the
water early Wednesday. Infrequent to occasional gale force gusts
will be possible near the frontal boundary, with otherwise small
craft advisory winds expected tonight and Wednesday. Winds ease
Thursday but another system will bring strengthening winds by
Thursday night. Light mixed swell today, with a longer period
northwesterly swell train arriving tonight into Wednesday.



PZZ570-210530-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

TODAY
S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming southeast 10 to 20 kt
with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W
swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Hazy this morning. A chance of
rain this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.

WED
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at 16 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds and S around 2 ft at 12 seconds. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds and S
around 2 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 8 to 11 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
13 ft. Rain.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ571-210530-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 to 4 ft this afternoon. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Hazy
this morning. A slight chance of rain this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 11 seconds. Rain likely.

WED
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds and S around
2 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds and S
around 2 ft at 12 seconds. A slight chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.

FRI
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 10 to
12 ft. Rain.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ575-210530-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at
10 seconds and S around 2 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of
rain this afternoon.

TONIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain.

WED
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds and S around
2 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W
swell 7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell around 8 ft at 15 seconds. Rain likely.

FRI
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
10 to 11 ft and S around 2 ft. Rain.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft and S around 2 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ576-210530-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft this
afternoon. Mixed swell W around 3 ft at 10 seconds and S around
2 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of rain this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and S
around 2 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain.

WED
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds and S around
2 ft at 12 seconds. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
around 8 ft at 15 seconds. A chance of rain.

FRI
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to
11 ft and S around 2 ft. A chance of rain.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft and SW around 2 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ540-210530-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 to 4 ft this afternoon. W swell 1 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Hazy.
A slight chance of rain this afternoon.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 11 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely.

WED
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell W 1 to 3 ft at 16 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.

THU NIGHT
SW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.

FRI
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to
12 ft. Rain.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to
8 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ545-210530-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds. Hazy.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 11 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain.

WED
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. W swell 1 to 3 ft at 16 seconds and S around 2 ft at
14 seconds. Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 6 ft at 15 seconds and S around
2 ft at 12 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W
swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds and S around 2 ft at 12 seconds. A
slight chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds and S around
2 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to
11 ft and S around 2 ft. Rain.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
8 ft and S around 2 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 4 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3.2 knots at 02:13 PM Tuesday
and 1.7 knots at 02:25 AM Wednesday.



PZZ560-210530-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 5 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft this
afternoon. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Hazy this morning.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 11 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain.

WED
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell W around 2 ft at 16 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. Showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W
swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds. Rain likely.

FRI
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to
10 ft. Rain.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 7 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ565-210530-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt this afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft this afternoon. W
swell 2 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Swell S around 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 1 to 3 ft at 11 seconds and S
around 2 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain.

WED
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell W 1 to 2 ft at 16 seconds and S around
2 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.

WED NIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 15 seconds. Showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W
swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds. A chance of rain.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to
10 ft and S around 2 ft. Rain likely.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to
8 ft and SW around 2 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ530-210530-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NE winds up to 10 kt...becoming SW this afternoon. Hazy.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 15 kt. A chance of rain.

WED
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Rain.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Showers
likely.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. A
chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
S winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Rain.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Rain.

SAT
W winds up to 10 kt. 



PZZ531-210530-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds up to 10 kt...becoming W this afternoon. Hazy.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 to 15 kt. A slight chance of rain.

WED
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Rain.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Showers.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. A slight chance of rain.

THU NIGHT
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Rain.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Rain.

SAT
NW winds up to 10 kt. 



PZZ535-210530-
Monterey Bay-
849 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 5 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft this
afternoon. W swell 1 to 3 ft at 10 seconds. Hazy.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves around 3 ft. W swell
1 to 2 ft at 11 seconds and SW up to 2 ft at 14 seconds. A slight
chance of rain.

WED
SE winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 1 to 2 ft at 16 seconds and S up to 2 ft at
14 seconds. Rain.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds. Showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

THANKSGIVING DAY
W winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves around 3 ft.
W swell 3 to 6 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves around 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 15 seconds. Rain likely.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
8 ft. Rain.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
6 ft. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.