National Data Buoy Center NWS Marine Forecast (2024)

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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

Central California Coast from Point Arena to Point PiedrasBlancas out to 60 NM, including Monterey Bay, Greater Farallones,and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries

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842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

.Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Includingthe Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank NationalMarine Sanctuaries...

Surface high pressure over the Pacific Ocean will continueto be the dominating feature through the period. Northwesterlybreezes will prevail through the period, increasing Wednesday asthe pressure gradient tightens. Significant wave heights will beginto build to 10-15 feet in the outer waters by Wednesday and beginabating by Friday.

PZZ570-091615
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT TUESDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGHWEDNESDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 6 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ftat 6 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW7 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
NW wind 15 to 20 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt in theafternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Wave Detail: NW 7 ft at 7 seconds andS 2 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt aftermidnight. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Wave Detail: NW 9 ft at 8 seconds andS 2 ft at 13 seconds.

THU
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt in the morning.Seas 9 to 12 ft. Wave Detail: NW 10 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas10 to 14 ft. Wave Detail: NW 11 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at15 seconds.

FRI
N wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt in theafternoon. Seas 10 to 14 ft. Wave Detail: N 5 ft at 6 seconds, NW11 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. Wave Detail: N5 ft at 5 seconds, NW 10 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at14 seconds.

SAT
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Wave Detail: N 2 ftat 4 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

PZZ571-091615
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT TUESDAY

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 6 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy dense fog.

TUE
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ftat 4 seconds, NW 6 ft at 7 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.Patchy dense fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt aftermidnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ft at 7 seconds and S2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog in the evening.

WED
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ftat 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Wave Detail: NW9 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.

THU
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft, building to 9 to12 ft in the afternoon. Wave Detail: NW 4 ft at 5 seconds, NW8 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Wave Detail:NW 5 ft at 5 seconds, NW 10 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at15 seconds.

FRI
NW wind 15 to 20 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW10 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Wave Detail:NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW 9 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at14 seconds.

SAT
W wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.Seas 7 to 9 ft. Wave Detail: W 2 ft at 4 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

PZZ575-091615
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW2 ft at 4 seconds, NW 4 ft at 7 seconds and S 3 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
NW wind around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ftat 7 seconds and S 3 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW2 ft at 4 seconds, NW 6 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.Patchy dense fog in the evening.

WED
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt in theafternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW6 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Wave Detail: NW2 ft at 5 seconds, NW 8 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.

THU
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ftat 4 seconds, NW 8 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Wave Detail:NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW 8 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at15 seconds.

FRI
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ftat 4 seconds, NW 10 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Wave Detail: NW8 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.

SAT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 7 ft.

PZZ576-091615
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ftat 4 seconds, NW 6 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW6 ft at 6 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.

WED
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ftat 4 seconds, NW 5 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW2 ft at 5 seconds, NW 7 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.

THU
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt in theafternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW7 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt aftermidnight. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW7 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. Wave Detail: NW 8 ftat 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Wave Detail: NW8 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds.

SAT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.

PZZ540-091615
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to10 nm
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at13 seconds.

TUE
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NW 4 ftat 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog in themorning.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 5 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog inthe evening.

WED
NW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW4 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in themorning.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW2 ft at 5 seconds, NW 6 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.

THU
NW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW6 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt aftermidnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, NW7 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog aftermidnight.

FRI
NW wind 5 to 10 kt, backing to W in the afternoon. Seas5 to 8 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in themorning.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, backing to SE after midnight.Seas 5 to 8 ft. Wave Detail: NW 7 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
SE wind 5 to 10 kt, veering to SW in the afternoon. Seas5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, veering to NE after midnight.Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

PZZ545-091615
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to10 nm
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: W 3 ftat 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy dense fog.

TUE
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, easing to around 5 kt aftermidnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NW 4 ft at 7 seconds and S2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog.

WED
W wind around 5 kt, veering to NW in the afternoon. Seas3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at12 seconds. Patchy dense fog.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
W wind around 5 kt, rising to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: W 5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog inthe morning.

THU NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW 5 ftat 9 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW5 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST

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IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Mixed seas of 3 to 4 ft at 14seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Mixed seas of 4 to 5 ft at 14 seconds. Maximumebb current of 2.9 kt at 07:34 AM Tuesday and 1.4 kt at 08:36 PMTuesday.

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Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to10 nm
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NW3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy dense fog latethis evening and overnight.

TUE
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog in themorning.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy dense fog.

WED
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at8 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog aftermidnight.

THU
NW wind around 5 kt, backing to W in the afternoon. Seas5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and S 2 ft at15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
W wind around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW5 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ftat 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in themorning.

FRI NIGHT
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Wave Detail: NW5 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog in themorning.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

PZZ565-091615
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras BlancasCalifornia out to 10 nm
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGHTUESDAY EVENING

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW2 ft at 4 seconds, NW 3 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds.Patchy dense fog.

TUE
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW 2 ftat 4 seconds, W 4 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.Patchy dense fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW2 ft at 4 seconds, W 5 ft at 7 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.Patchy dense fog in the evening.

WED
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW 4 ftat 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: NW4 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog aftermidnight.

THU
NW wind around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ftat 9 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.

THU NIGHT
NW wind around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW5 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 15 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
W wind around 5 kt, backing to SW in the afternoon. Seas5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW 6 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at15 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI NIGHT
W wind around 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Wave Detail: NW7 ft at 10 seconds and S 2 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog.

SAT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog in themorning.

SAT NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, easing to around 5 kt aftermidnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.

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San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San FranciscoBay north of the Bay Bridge
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

TUE
SW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

TUE NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt aftermidnight. Waves around 2 ft or less. Patchy fog after midnight.

WED
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less. Patchy fogin the morning.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

THU
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

THU NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

FRI
SW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt aftermidnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

SAT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt aftermidnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

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San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
W wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt late thisevening and overnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

TUE
W wind around 5 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to around 5 kt aftermidnight. Waves around 2 ft or less. Patchy dense fog.

WED
W wind around 5 kt, rising to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.Waves around 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.

WED NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Wavesaround 2 ft or less.

THU
W wind around 5 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

THU NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

FRI
W wind around 5 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt aftermidnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

SAT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in theafternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
W wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt aftermidnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

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Monterey Bay
842 PM PDT Mon Jul 8 2024

TONIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.Wave Detail: W 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy dense fog late thisevening and overnight.

TUE
NW wind around 5 kt, backing to W in the afternoon. Seas3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: W 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog in themorning.

TUE NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seasaround 3 ft. Wave Detail: W 3 ft at 7 seconds. Patchy fog.

WED
NW wind around 5 kt, backing to W in the afternoon. Seas3 to 4 ft. Wave Detail: W 3 ft at 8 seconds. Areas of fog in themorning, then patchy dense fog in the afternoon.

WED NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seasaround 3 ft in the evening, then around 2 ft or less. WaveDetail: W 3 ft at 8 seconds. Patchy fog.

THU
NW wind around 5 kt, backing to W in the afternoon. Seas3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at 9 seconds. Patchy fog in themorning.

THU NIGHT
W wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog.

FRI
W wind around 5 kt, backing to SW in the afternoon. Seas3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at 10 seconds. Areas of fog in themorning.

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt, easing to around 5 kt aftermidnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Wave Detail: W 4 ft at 10 seconds.Patchy fog.

SAT
SW wind around 5 kt, rising to 5 to 10 kt in theafternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog in the morning.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt, easing to around 5 kt aftermidnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.

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

National Data Buoy Center NWS Marine Forecast (2024)
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