Monterey Surf Report

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Monday, December 17th, 12:00pm PST
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Lower Cook Inlet
 
5.9 ft 7 sec 247° --- --- 44.1 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
10.2 ft 13 sec --- 10-16 kt 240° 45.0 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
11.5 ft 12 sec --- 4-6 kt 130° 45.7 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
18.0 ft 18 sec 265° --- --- 50.7 °F
OOI Westport Offshore
 
20.3 ft --- 264° 19 kt 170° 51.3 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
17.7 ft 17 sec 258° --- --- 51.4 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
17.7 ft 18 sec 277° --- --- 52.3 °F
OOI Waldport Offshore
 
21.3 ft --- 266° 19 kt 190° 52.3 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
22.6 ft 18 sec 292° --- --- 54.9 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
23.0 ft 18 sec 284° --- --- 55.9 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
20.7 ft 18 sec 296° --- --- 59.2 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
15.1 ft 18 sec --- --- --- 57.6 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 40° 59.7 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
20.0 ft 20 sec 293° --- --- 59.2 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
7.9 ft 20 sec 12° --- --- 60.1 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
19.0 ft 18 sec 293° --- --- 59.9 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
13.5 ft 20 sec 245° --- --- 61.0 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
16.1 ft 20 sec 290° --- --- 60.8 °F
Harvest, CA
 
15.4 ft 20 sec 288° --- --- 60.6 °F
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
5.9 ft 15 sec 264° --- --- 59.5 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
7.5 ft 17 sec 276° --- --- 62.6 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
8.9 ft 17 sec 278° --- --- 62.1 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
4.6 ft 18 sec 242° --- --- 62.2 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
8.5 ft 15 sec 267° --- --- 62.2 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
5.9 ft 17 sec 264° --- --- 62.4 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
16.7 ft 20 sec 293° --- --- 61.3 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 20 sec 249° --- --- 63.1 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
6.2 ft 18 sec 281° --- --- 63.9 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 13 sec 292° --- --- 62.8 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
6.6 ft 20 sec 271° --- --- 64.4 °F
Imperial Beach Nearshore, CA
 
8.9 ft 20 sec 261° --- --- 62.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
10.5 ft 20 sec 284° --- --- 63.3 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 6 kt 90° 75.9 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 331° --- --- 77.4 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
8.2 ft 14 sec 328° --- --- 74.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
6.2 ft 13 sec 347° --- --- 76.3 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
6.2 ft 13 sec 348° --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.6 ft 12 sec 354° --- --- 76.8 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
5.6 ft 14 sec 299° --- --- 78.3 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.6 ft 10 sec --- --- --- 76.5 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
9.5 ft 13 sec 335° --- --- 77.4 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
3.0 ft 13 sec 290° --- --- 78.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
6.9 ft 11 sec 83° --- --- 83.7 °F
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
6.6 ft 12 sec --- --- --- 84.6 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.9 ft 11 sec 56° --- --- 84.6 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KMTR 171652 CWFMTR Coastal Waters Forecast for California National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018 Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas and out 60 nm including the San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... A very large and long period west to northwest swell will impact the waters through the day, creating hazardous seas with swells of 18 to 22 feet at around 18 to 21 seconds. The waters will remain active through the week as another large long period swell train will arrive by midweek.




Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SW winds up to 10 kt...becoming S this afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 19 to 23 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 16 to 19 ft at 18 seconds. A slight chance of rain.

TUE
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 15 ft at 16 seconds. A slight chance of rain.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 14 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of rain.

WED
N winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 14 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 17 ft at 19 seconds.

THU
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 to 12 ft. A chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.




Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 19 to 23 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 16 to 19 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
S winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell around 14 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 14 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 14 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 16 ft at 19 seconds.

THU
SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell around 11 ft. A chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.




Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 19 to 22 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 17 to 19 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
SW winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 14 to 15 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 13 to 14 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 13 to 14 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 14 to 16 ft at 19 seconds.

THU
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 11 ft. A chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 11 ft.




Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt this morning. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 19 to 22 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 17 to 20 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 13 to 15 ft at 17 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell around 13 ft at 16 seconds.

WED
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 12 to 13 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 15 to 16 ft at 20 seconds.

THU
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 12 ft.

FRI
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 10 ft.




Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to 10 nm- 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SE winds up to 10 kt...becoming S this afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 16 to 21 ft at 19 seconds. A slight chance of showers this morning.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 18 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
SE winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 14 ft at 16 seconds. A chance of rain.

TUE NIGHT
SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 14 ft at 15 seconds. A slight chance of rain.

WED
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 13 to 16 ft at 19 seconds.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 12 ft. A chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 11 ft.




Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to 10 nm- 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 15 to 20 ft at 19 seconds. A slight chance of showers this morning.

TONIGHT
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 18 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 13 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 13 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 13 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 11 to 15 ft at 19 seconds.

THU
SW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 11 ft. A chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 10 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....
IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 15 to 18 ft with a dominant period of 18 to 22 seconds.
ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 17 to 21 ft with locally larger breaking waves. A dominant period of 18 to 22 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2.3 knots at 12:25 PM Monday and 1.5 knots at 12:31 AM Tuesday.




Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to 10 nm- 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 16 to 20 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 14 to 18 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
E winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 to 14 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
E winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft at 20 seconds.

THU
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 to 11 ft.

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




Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas California out to 10 nm- 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 18 to 21 ft at 19 seconds. A slight chance of showers this morning.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 16 to 19 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to 15 ft at 17 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 to 13 ft at 16 seconds.

WED
S winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 20 seconds.

THU
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 to 12 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 10 ft.




San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco Bay north of the Bay Bridge- 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

TODAY
SW winds up to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers this morning.

TONIGHT
NW winds up to 10 kt.

TUE
S winds up to 10 kt.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt.

WED
NE winds 5 to 10 kt.

WED NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

THU
S winds around 5 kt. A chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt.




San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge- 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

TODAY
S winds around 5 kt...becoming W this afternoon. A slight chance of showers this morning.

TONIGHT
S winds up to 10 kt.

TUE
SE winds around 5 kt.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt.

WED
N winds 5 to 10 kt.

WED NIGHT
NE winds up to 10 kt.

THU
S winds around 5 kt. A chance of rain.

FRI
NW winds around 5 kt.




Monterey Bay- 852 AM PST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 17 ft at 19 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 to 15 ft at 18 seconds.

TUE
E winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 to 12 ft at 16 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 11 ft at 15 seconds.

WED
NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 to 10 ft at 18 seconds.

WED NIGHT
E winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves around 3 ft. W swell 7 to 12 ft at 20 seconds.

THU
W winds around 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 10 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 8 ft.




Coastal waters forecast courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
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