San Francisco Surf Report

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Saturday, October 21st, 3:55pm PDT
Pacific Buoys Swell Wind Temp
Seal Rocks
 
2.6 ft 16 sec 12-14 kt 90° 48.7 °F
Cape Suckling
 
6.2 ft 7 sec 8-10 kt 310° 50.0 °F
Lower Cook Inlet
 
1.3 ft 5 sec --- --- 48.4 °F
CAPE CLEARE
 
2.6 ft 15 sec 2-4 kt 200° 49.6 °F
Fairweather Ground
 
6.6 ft 7 sec 10-16 kt 30° 50.7 °F
SHELIKOF STRAIT, AK
 
2.0 ft 17 sec 6-10 kt 50° 46.6 °F
Kodiak, AK
 
3.3 ft 13 sec --- --- 46.4 °F
CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
13.1 ft 11 sec 23-29 kt 350° 44.8 °F
WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA
 
6.9 ft 7 sec 21-25 kt 360° 46.4 °F
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA
 
11.2 ft 8 sec 16-19 kt 110° 50.7 °F
ALBATROSS BANK
 
7.5 ft 17 sec --- --- 46.2 °F
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
 
10.8 ft 15 sec --- --- 46.6 °F
SOUTH KODIAK
 
12.1 ft 14 sec --- --- 47.1 °F
Neah Bay
 
6.2 ft 9 sec 17-21 kt 110° 52.2 °F
CAPE ELIZABETH
 
12.1 ft 10 sec 21-25 kt 110° 52.5 °F
Grays Harbor, WA
 
8.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 53.8 °F
Clatsop Spit, OR
 
10.8 ft 11 sec --- --- 53.8 °F
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR
 
15.1 ft 10 sec 25-31 kt 210° 54.7 °F
Astoria Canyon, OR
 
14.4 ft 10 sec --- --- 54.9 °F
TILLAMOOK, OR
 
14.4 ft 11 sec 27-33 kt 220° 60.1 °F
UMPQUA OFFSHORE, OR
 
13.1 ft 12 sec --- --- 54.1 °F
Reedsport, OR
 
11.2 ft 11 sec --- --- 54.5 °F
Lakeside, OR
 
11.8 ft 13 sec --- --- 52.7 °F
ST GEORGES
 
11.2 ft 14 sec 19-25 kt 170° 53.6 °F
Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA
 
11.2 ft 12 sec --- --- 52.3 °F
SOUTHEAST PAPA
 
--- --- 25-35 kt 230° 63.1 °F
EEL RIVER
 
12.5 ft 11 sec 16-19 kt 180° 51.1 °F
Cape Mendocino, CA
 
12.8 ft 12 sec --- --- 54.7 °F
Fort Bragg South, CA
 
9.5 ft 13 sec --- --- 54.3 °F
PT ARENA
 
--- --- 8-12 kt 160° ---
BODEGA BAY
 
--- --- 6-8 kt 270° 54.1 °F
WEST CALIFORNIA
 
--- --- 16-19 kt 240° 64.0 °F
Point Reyes, CA
 
11.5 ft 13 sec --- --- 56.5 °F
San Francisco Bar, CA
 
8.2 ft 14 sec --- --- 56.3 °F
SAN FRANCISCO
 
9.8 ft 14 sec 8-10 kt 300° 56.1 °F
HALF MOON BAY
 
11.2 ft 14 sec 10-12 kt 340° 59.7 °F
MONTEREY
 
13.5 ft 15 sec 17-21 kt 320° 55.4 °F
MBM1
 
--- --- 14 kt 290° 56.3 °F
West Monterey Bay, CA
 
12.8 ft 14 sec --- --- 55.6 °F
Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA
 
6.2 ft 11 sec --- --- 56.5 °F
Point Sur, CA
 
11.2 ft 14 sec --- --- 55.8 °F
CAPE SAN MARTIN
 
12.8 ft 14 sec 17-21 kt 340° 57.4 °F
Diablo Canyon, CA
 
8.5 ft 13 sec --- --- 56.3 °F
SANTA MARIA
 
11.8 ft 15 sec 19-23 kt 320° 57.4 °F
Santa Lucia Escarpment, CA
 
16.4 ft 15 sec --- --- 60.6 °F
Harvest, CA
 
14.1 ft 15 sec --- --- 59.7 °F
WEST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 23-31 kt 310° 56.5 °F
EAST SANTA BARBARA
 
--- --- 4-6 kt 260° ---
Anacapa Passage, CA
 
4.6 ft 12 sec --- --- 63.7 °F
Santa Monica Bay, CA
 
4.3 ft 13 sec --- --- 65.8 °F
Santa Cruz Basin, CA
 
5.2 ft 13 sec --- --- 66.7 °F
Santa Monica Basin
 
--- --- 8-10 kt 280° 68.2 °F
Santa Barbara Island North, CA
 
3.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 67.8 °F
Long Beach Channel, CA
 
3.9 ft 22 sec --- --- 66.9 °F
SOUTH SANTA ROSA IS. CA
 
11.2 ft 16 sec 19-25 kt 320° 60.1 °F
San Pedro, CA
 
4.6 ft 17 sec --- --- 67.1 °F
San Pedro South, CA
 
3.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 68.7 °F
San Nicolas Island, CA
 
12.8 ft 17 sec --- --- 62.2 °F
Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA
 
3.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 68.9 °F
Oceanside Offshore, CA
 
3.9 ft 13 sec --- --- 69.6 °F
Torrey Pines Outer, CA
 
5.6 ft 15 sec --- --- 68.5 °F
SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA
 
4.6 ft 8 sec --- --- 68.4 °F
Mission Bay West, CA
 
6.6 ft 13 sec --- --- 69.4 °F
Point Loma South, CA
 
8.2 ft 17 sec --- --- 70.2 °F
SAN CLEMENTE BASIN
 
9.5 ft 15 sec 10-12 kt 340° 69.4 °F
TANNER BANK
 
15.7 ft 15 sec 14-17 kt 340° 63.7 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 16-17 kt 70° 80.4 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 16-17 kt 70° 80.2 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
7.5 ft 11 sec 16-19 kt 60° 78.3 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
7.5 ft 9 sec --- --- 80.4 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
6.9 ft 12 sec --- --- 77.7 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
8.5 ft 8 sec --- --- 80.1 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
2.3 ft 10 sec --- --- 80.1 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
8.9 ft 9 sec --- --- 80.6 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
8.5 ft 9 sec 16-19 kt 70° 81.3 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- 12-16 kt 40° 80.4 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- 19-23 kt 80° 79.7 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
11.8 ft 14 sec --- --- 85.1 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
4.3 ft 9 sec --- --- 85.3 °F
Woods Hole Spurs Wave Station
 
6.2 ft 16 sec --- --- ---
Kalo, Majuro, Marshall Islands
 
4.9 ft 11 sec --- --- 85.6 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
7.5 ft 10 sec --- --- 83.5 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

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FZUS56 KMTR 211552 CWFMTR Coastal Waters Forecast for California National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017 Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas and out 60 nm including the San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Light split flow winds today with increasing northerly flow late in the weekend. A long period northwest swell will continue to taper down through the day. Hazardous conditions from squared seas will exist in most offshore areas today.




Point Arena To Point Reyes 10 To 60 nm Offshore- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

TODAY
S winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 13 ft at 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 10 to 11 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

WED
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.




Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10 To 60 nm Offshore- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

TODAY
W winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 14 ft at 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

WED
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.




Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10 To 60 nm Offshore- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

TODAY
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 13 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.




Point Pinos To Point Piedreas Blancas 10 To 60 nm Offshore- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

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

TODAY
N winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 to 14 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 11 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

WED
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.




Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 nm- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NE winds 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 14 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.

TUE
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

WED
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.




Point Reyes To Pigeon Point To 10 nm- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 12 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....
IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 9 to 12 ft with a dominant swell period of 15 seconds decreasing to 7 to 9 ft tonight.
ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 10 to 13 ft with a dominant swell period of 15 seconds decreasing to 8 to 10 ft tonight. Breakers up to 20 feet possible. Maximum ebb current of 1.7 knots at 04:48 PM Saturday and 1 knots at 05:12 AM Sunday.




Pigeon Point to Point Pinos To 10 nm- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 10 to 13 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 8 ft.

WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.




Point Pinos To Point Piedras Blancas To 10 nm- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
N winds 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 10 to 13 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming north 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 14 seconds.

SUN
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 9 ft.

WED
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.




San Pablo Bay Suisun Bay The West Delta and San Francisco Bay North of the Bay Bridge- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

TODAY
W winds 10 kt.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt.

SUN
NW winds 10 kt.

SUN NIGHT
W winds 5 kt.

MON
N winds 5 kt.

TUE
N winds 5 kt.

WED
NE winds 5 kt...becoming SW.




San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

TODAY
Light winds...becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt.

SUN
NW winds 5 kt.

SUN NIGHT
SW winds 5 kt.

MON
NE winds 5 kt.

TUE
N winds 5 kt.

WED
N winds 5 kt...becoming SW.




Monterey Bay- 852 AM PDT Sat Oct 21 2017

TODAY
NE winds 5 kt...becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at 15 seconds.

TONIGHT
N winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN
NW winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

SUN NIGHT
N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

MON
N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 13 seconds.

TUE
N winds 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 6 ft.

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




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