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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KMTR

FZUS56 KMTR 212143
CWFMTR

Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

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

PZZ500-221045-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

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

Northwest winds will increase across the coastal waters as high
pressure builds over the eastern Pacific and low pressure
develops over central California. Locally gusty coastal jets are
forecast south of Point Arena, Pigeon Point, and Point Sur that
will create hazardous seas conditions for smaller vessels. Breezy
afternoon and evening winds are also forecast over the San
Francisco Bay as well as over the Monterey Bay. Mixed seas will
continue with shorter period northwest waves at around 8 to 10
seconds, a light longer period west swell, and a light southerly
swell.



PZZ570-221045-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
8 to 9 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. NW swell 9 to
11 ft at 10 seconds and SW 2 to 3 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. NW
swell 7 to 9 ft at 10 seconds and SW 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell
around 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. W swell around
3 ft and SW around 2 ft. 



PZZ571-221045-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
6 to 7 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 10 seconds
and SW around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at
10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell
around 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft. 



PZZ575-221045-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at
10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
around 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft. 



PZZ576-221045-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts up to 35
kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds,
increasing to around 5 ft at 12 seconds after midnight. Swell SW
around 2 ft.

THU
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
W winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 9 seconds and SW
around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at
10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
around 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft. 



PZZ540-221045-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 6 to 7 ft, decreasing to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds, increasing to 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds
after midnight.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
SE winds 10 to 15 kt. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at
10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to
4 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to
4 ft and SW around 2 ft. 



PZZ545-221045-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell
4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
S winds 10 to 15 kt. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds
and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant period
of 12 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant period of 12
seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.1 kt at 09:07 PM Wednesday and
1.3 kt at 10:07 AM Thursday.



PZZ560-221045-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

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

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft, decreasing to 4 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
around 2 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft
at 20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds and SW
around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds
and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Mixed swell NW 2 to 4 ft at
10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft and SW around 2 ft. 



PZZ565-221045-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gusts up to 35
kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 13 seconds,
increasing to 4 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 20
seconds after midnight.

THU
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft at
20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 12 seconds and SW around
2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
S winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 9 seconds and SW
around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. NW swell 2 to
4 ft and SW around 2 ft.

MON
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft and SW around 2 ft. 



PZZ530-221045-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and  the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt...decreasing to 10 to 15 kt by
midnight.

THU
SW winds 10 to 15 kt.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

FRI
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt.

SAT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt.

SUN
SW winds 10 to 15 kt.

MON
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. 



PZZ531-221045-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt.

SAT
NW winds 10 to 15 kt.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt.

SUN
W winds 10 to 15 kt.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. 



PZZ535-221045-
Monterey Bay-
243 PM PDT Wed Aug 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING

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

TONIGHT
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
W swell 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds, increasing to 3 to 5 ft at
12 seconds after midnight.

THU
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
around 2 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and SW around 2 ft
at 20 seconds.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell
3 to 5 ft at 12 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and
SW around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. W swell 2 to 4 ft at
10 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and SW
around 2 ft at 16 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds and SW around 2 ft at 15 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft
and SW around 2 ft.

MON
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to
4 ft and SW around 2 ft. 

Locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.