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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KMTR

FZUS56 KMTR 172359
CWFMTR

Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

PZZ500-181215-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

High pressure off the Pacific Northwest Coast will keep northerly
flow over the coastal waters. Winds will be locally stronger north
of Point Reyes resulting in hazardous conditions. Northwest swell
will increase by this evening and continue through the week. A
long-period southerly swell is forecast to arrive this weekend.



PZZ570-181215-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell around 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 9 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 9 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft and S around 3 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
6 to 8 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 



PZZ571-181215-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight
chance of thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell around 6 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 6 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft and S up to 3 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ575-181215-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 4 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ576-181215-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 4 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft and S around 3 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 6 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ540-181215-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.

WED
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to
8 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
S winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 4 to 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
S winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 6 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 



PZZ545-181215-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at
7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight chance of thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 

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 14 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a dominant period of
14 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.2 knots at 08:13 PM Tuesday
and 2.8 knots at 08:13 AM Wednesday.



PZZ560-181215-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt...
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft
this evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at
7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
S winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

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

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 4 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ565-181215-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft this evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
4 ft and S up to 3 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 3 to 4 ft and SW around 3 ft. Patchy fog. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ530-181215-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING

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

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt...diminishing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt.

WED
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

THU
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

FRI
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt.

SUN
W winds 5 to 15 kt. 



PZZ531-181215-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt...
diminishing to up to 10 kt after midnight.

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt.

THU
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. A slight
chance of thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

SAT
W winds 5 to 15 kt.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



PZZ535-181215-
Monterey Bay-
459 PM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt... becoming
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
around 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
around 3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell around 3 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
around 3 ft. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
around 3 ft. Patchy fog.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
around 3 ft. Patchy fog.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
around 3 ft and SW up to 3 ft. Patchy fog. 

Winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.