Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NDBC Title GraphicClick to go to NDBC home page   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Home About Us Contact Us
 
 
    
    Station List

 Data Access
    Mobile Access
    Classic Maps
         Recent
         DART®
    Obs Search
    Ship Obs Report
    BuoyCAMs
    TAO
    DODS
    OceanSITES
    HF Radar
    OSMC
    Dial-A-Buoy
    RSS Feeds Image indicating link to RSS feed access page
    Web Widget
    Email Access
    Web Data Guide
    Maintenance Schedule
    Station Status Report

 Program Info
    TAO
    DART®
    IOOS®

 Publications
    NDBC PEA
    NDBC FONSI
    NDBC DQC Handbook

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

Parts of the U.S. Government are closed. However, because the information this site provides is necessary to protect life and property, it will be updated and maintained during the Federal Government shutdown. For critical weather information, please visit https://www.weather.gov/. To learn more, see https://www.commerce.gov/.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KMTR

FZUS56 KMTR 212208
CWFMTR

Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

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

PZZ500-221030-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

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

Gusty northwest winds will persist today and this evening across
the coastal waters. Winds will become more northerly and diminish
along the coast later tonight and into tomorrow as high pressure
builds over the region. Light to moderate northwest swells will
continue throughout the week with no storm systems forecast for
the next several days.



PZZ570-221030-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. W swell 6 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 18 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 17 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 15 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
around 7 ft. 



PZZ571-221030-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N 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.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to
8 ft. 



PZZ575-221030-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
7 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.

THU
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to
7 ft.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to
8 ft. 



PZZ576-221030-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 6 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to
6 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 16 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft.

FRI
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to
8 ft. 



PZZ540-221030-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to 10 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
8 ft at 17 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N 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.

THU
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
7 ft.

FRI
N winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to
7 ft. 



PZZ545-221030-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 to 9 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
3 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
7 ft at 17 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.

THU
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
7 ft.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
7 ft. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft at 11
seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 7 to 9 at 11 seconds. Maximum ebb
current of 3.9 knots at 04:01 PM Monday and 1.9 knots at 05:07 AM
Tuesday.



PZZ560-221030-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
6 ft at 17 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 15 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
7 ft.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to
7 ft. 



PZZ565-221030-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. W swell 4 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
2 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 16 seconds.

THU
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 7 ft.

FRI
NE winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
6 to 7 ft. 



PZZ530-221030-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 5 to 15 kt.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 15 kt.

TUE NIGHT
E winds up to 10 kt.

WED
NE winds 5 to 10 kt.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt.

THU
NE winds 5 to 15 kt.

FRI
NE winds up to 10 kt. 



PZZ531-221030-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

REST OF TODAY
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

TUE
N winds up to 10 kt.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt.

WED
N winds up to 10 kt.

WED NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt.

THU
N winds 5 to 10 kt.

FRI
NE winds around 5 kt. 



PZZ535-221030-
Monterey Bay-
208 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 3 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.

TUE
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
5 ft at 10 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
2 to 4 ft at 17 seconds.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 to
5 ft at 17 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 3 to 6 ft at 15 seconds.

THU
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to
6 ft.

FRI
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 to
6 ft.