Point Arena to Pigeon Point between 60 and 150 NM Offshore Forecast
|Today...N To Nw Winds 10 To 20 Kt, Diminishing To 5 To 15 Kt. Seas 6 To 9 Ft.|
|Tonight...Nw Winds 5 To 15 Kt, Becoming N. Seas 5 To 7 Ft.|
|Sat...N To Nw Winds Less Than 10 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.|
|Sat Night...Nw Winds 5 To 10 Kt. Seas 5 To 7 Ft.|
|Sun...Nw Winds 5 To 10 Kt, Becoming Variable. Seas 6 To 7 Ft.|
|Sun Night...W To Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt. Seas 5 To 7 Ft.|
|Mon...Sw Winds 5 To 10 Kt, Becoming 5 To 15 Kt. Seas 6 To 7 Ft.|
|Mon Night...W To Nw Winds 10 To 15 Kt, Becoming N To Nw 10 To 20 Kt. Seas 8 To 13 Ft.|
|Tue...N Winds 15 To 25 Kt. Seas 11 To 13 Ft.|
|Tue Night...N Winds 20 To 30 Kt. Seas 11 To 13 Ft.|
| 224 AM PDT Thu Oct 28 2021 |
Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay, Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries - PZZ500
Large west to northwest swell remains a concern through this morning even as wave heights and periods gradually subside. Hazardous seas are still expected, particularly for smaller vessels. Large breaking waves will also still be possible across nearshore shoals and around harbor entrances. Northwest winds will persist during the day over in our outer waters and occasionally along some of our inner water zones. Seas will continue subsiding as we go into tomorrow.
| Area Forecast Discussion|
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
410am PDT Thu Oct 28 2021
Warming and drying trend continues into Friday. An approaching cold front late Friday brings cooler conditions over the weekend, but the area looks to remain dry. Early next week a frontal system brings rain chances to the Bay Area, with higher chances in North Bay.
As of 03:13am PDT Thursday...A relatively quiet night with mostly clear skies across the Bay Area. Only near term weather impact will be some patchy morning fog. Satellite fog product imagery shows some coastal fog and patchy inland valley fog. Some fog that develops may be locally dense. As of this discussion the Napa Airport is currently one half mile visibility. Otherwise, Thursday looks to be the mildest day of the next few thanks to an upper level ridge parked overhead. Highs will generally be in the 60s and 70s with the warmest interior locations cracking 80 degrees, which is about five degrees above climo.
The upper level ridge shifts eastward by Friday as a digging upper level low pressure moves into NorCal. The upper low will bring cooler temperatures heading into the weekend. Latest model guidance shows a few showers will be possible with the upper low, but most shower activity will remain north of the Bay Area. That being said, cannot completely rule out a passing shower over the far North Bay this weekend.
Those with outdoor plans Sunday evening - forecast is trending cooler with increasing clouds, but still dry at this time.
A more pronounced shift in the upper level pattern occurs Sunday night into Monday with a cold front moving in from the NW. Rain chances return to the Bay Area for the Monday morning commute. Rain looks most likely over the North Bay initially before move S and E. Definitely not another historic storm, but more beneficial rainfall for the Bay Area.
A brief drying trend develops behind the front on Tuesday, but fortunately it will be short-lived. Another round of rain will be possible the middle of next weeks. Details vary a lot, but the good thing is longer range models keep the storm door open.
as of 02:24am PDT Thursday...Large west to northwest swell remains a concern through this morning even as wave heigheights and periods gradually subside. Hazardous seas are still expected, particularly for smaller vessels. Large breaking waves will also still be possible across nearshore shoals and around harbor entrances. Northwest winds will persist during the day over in our outer waters and occasionally along some of our inner water zones. Seas will continue.nue subsiding as we go into tomorrow.
NOAA San Francisco Bay Area Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
Small Craft Advisory...Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 0-10 nm
from 4 PM Small Craft Advisory...Point Arena to Pigeon Point 10-60nm
from 4 PM Small Craft Advisory...Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 0-10 nm
until 12 PM Small Craft Advisory...Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 0-10 nm from 4pm
Small Craft Advisory...Pigeon Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 nm
from 4 PM