...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
842 PM PDT Sun Sep 26 2021
.Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including
the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank
National Marine Sanctuaries...
Generally light to locally moderate northwest winds will continue
into tonight. Breezy evening winds expected where coastal jets
from south Pigeon Point and along the Big Sur coast south of
Point Sur. Winds will briefly shift out of the south to southwest
into Monday over much of the waters as a weak cold front moves
through. Northwest winds will quickly return by Monday night and
then increase into mid week. Seas remain mixed with a moderate
west to northwest swell and a longer period southerly swell. A
second larger northwest swell will arrive Monday night with seas
building into Tuesday. The combination of stronger winds and
building swell will result in hazardous seas conditions, particularly
for smaller vessels.
W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves around 1 ft.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 8 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 4 ft at 13 seconds and S 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
W wind 5 to 12 kt. A slight chance of rain before 11pm. Mixed swell...WNW 1 to 3 ft at 17 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 14 seconds. Wind waves 1 ft building to 4 ft.
NW wind 12 to 17 kt increasing to 18 to 23 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 8 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 2 ft building to 8 ft.
NW wind 19 to 24 kt decreasing to 6 to 11 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Mostly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 9 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves 8 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 6 to 11 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 8 ft and SSW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
W wind around 8 kt becoming N after midnight. Partly cloudy. Mixed swell...WNW 6 to 7 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
N wind 6 to 9 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Mixed swell...WNW 5 to 6 ft and SW 1 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
WNW wind 5 to 11 kt becoming N after midnight. Mostly cloudy. WNW swell 5 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area.
Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc.
These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.