Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to 10 nm (PZZ545) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to 10 nm (PZZ545)
Issued by: National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey, CA
Last Update: 216 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017




Tonight: W winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 20 seconds...increasing to 9 to 12 ft at 20 seconds after midnight. Swell SW 3 ft. Chance of rain in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.

Fri: NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 to 15 ft at 17 seconds.

Fri Night: NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to 15 ft at 16 seconds.

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

Sat Night: NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 18 seconds.

Sun: NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft. Swell S 3 ft.

Mon: NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft and S 4 to 6 ft.

Tue: NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft. Swell S 3 ft. .....san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast..... in the deep water channel...combined seas 4 to 6 ft with a dominant swell period of 15 seconds...increasing to 8 to 12 ft with a dominant swell period of 20 seconds in the evening. across the bar...combined seas 5 to 7 ft with a dominant swell period of 15 seconds...increasing to 9 to 13 ft with a dominant swell period of 20 seconds in the evening. Maximum ebb current of 1.7 knots at 03:42 pm thursday and 1.2 knots at 03:48 am friday.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to 10 nm (PZZ545)

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