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Point Reyes to Pigeon Point CA out 10 NM Marine Forecast


TODAY

SE
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

TONIGHT

E
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

SAT

N
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

SAT NIGHT

NW
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
PZZ545 Forecast Issued: 220 AM PST Fri Jan 28 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY
Today...E Winds 15 To 20 Kt With Gusts Up To 30 Kt, Becoming Southeast 10 To 15 Kt This Afternoon. Wind Waves 3 To 4 Ft, Decreasing To 1 Ft This Afternoon. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft At 13 Seconds.
Tonight...E Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 1 Ft. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft At 14 Seconds.
Sat...N Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 1 To 2 Ft. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 14 Seconds.
Sat Night...Nw Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 3 To 4 Ft. W Swell 3 To 5 Ft At 13 Seconds.
Sun...Nw Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 3 To 4 Ft. W Swell 2 To 4 Ft At 12 Seconds And W Around 2 Ft At 18 Seconds.
Sun Night...Nw Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Wind Waves 5 To 6 Ft. W Swell 2 To 3 Ft At 12 Seconds And W Around 2 Ft At 17 Seconds.
Mon...Nw Winds 15 To 20 Kt With Gusts Up To 25 Kt. Wind Waves 9 To 10 Ft. W Swell Around 2 Ft And W 5 To 7 Ft.
Tue...N Winds 15 To 20 Kt With Gusts Up To 25 Kt. Wind Waves 7 To 8 Ft. W Swell Around 2 Ft And W 6 To 8 Ft. .....San Francisco Bar/Fourfathom Bank Forecast..... In The Deep Water Channel...West Seas 3 To 4 Ft At 13 Seconds. Across The Bar...West Seas 4 To 5 Ft At 13 Seconds. Maximum Ebb Current Of 3.4 Kt At 12:25 Pm Friday And 1.4 Kt At 01:37 Am Saturday.
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220 AM PST Fri Jan 28 2022
Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay, Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries - PZZ500
Light and variable winds tonight becoming breezy and offshore along the immediate coastline Friday morning. Strongest winds will be through the Northern San Francisco Bay and coastal gaps which may be hazardous for smaller vessels. Winds are forecast to return to light and variable by Friday afternoon. A pair of light, moderate period, west northwest swells will move through the waters over the next few days. Northwest winds expected to increase early next week and are capable of building wind waves that may exceed 10 to 15 feet as the next northwest swell arrives.
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
931pm PST Thu Jan 27 2022

Synopsis
Dry and seasonably warm days followed by clear and cool nigheights Friday through Monday. High pressure next week keeps the pattern dry with periods of offshore winds.

As of 08:54pm PST Thursday... Quiet conditions prevailed across the area this evening with mostly clear skies. Other than a few high clouds moving in from the west and a slight increase in southerly flow aloft not really looking for any meaningful changes to the weather pattern overnight. The going forecast is in good shape and no changes are planned this evening.

As of 1:25pm PST Thursday...Temps in the 60s to lower 70s Central Coast the rest of this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. Weak and dry upper low approaches the Central Coast on Friday with little impact on the sensible weather. There will be some southerly winds aloft and a drying of the airmass but continued mostly sunny and mild with temps 60s to lower 70s Central Coast.

Nice weather continues this weekend as the low ejects towards Arizona and high pressure rebuilds over NorCal keeping our weather uneventful and dry.

Really the main forecast focus is on rain chances and when they will return. Things had looked hopeful for some rain next week but now those chances have literally evaporated as the main trough axis will stay well to our east. In the meantime look for dry high pressure next week with no rain and highs generally in the 60s.

Inside sliders dropping into the Great Basin could produce periods of dry offshore winds that will need to be monitored closely as fuels continue to dry out. No real signal for any rain through the first full week of February with ensemble members dry and 500 mb cluster analysis showing various ridging scenarios as the most likely outcome. Time to kick the can and focus towards the second week of February for next possible pattern shift. One glimmer of hope is several of the longer range models still suggest the PNA trends negative in February.

Marine
as of 08:40pm PST Thursday...Light and variable winds will turn to breezy and offshore along the immediate coastline Friday morning, with strongest winds through the Northern San Francisco Bay and coastal gaps which may be hazardous for smaller vessels. Winds are forecast to return to light and variable by Friday afternoon. A pair of light, moderate period, west northwest swells will move through the waters over the next few days. Strong northwest winds are forecast to return early next week that are capable of building wind waves that may exceed 10 to 15 feet as the next northwest swell arrives.

NOAA San Francisco Bay Area Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
Tonight:
Small Craft Advisory...San Francisco Bay from 3am
Small Craft Advisory...Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 0-10 nm from 3am