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5NM SSW Monterey CA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    9ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NNW 8ktWinds Decreasing
    7-8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NNW 7ktWinds Decreasing
    7-8ft

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    7ft
  • Monday

    Sunny

    Winds IncreasingNW 8kt
    6-7ft
  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingNW 6kt
    6ft
  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Winds IncreasingWSW 8kt
    5ft
  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    W 7ktWinds Decreasing
    5ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:23 pm PDT May 7, 2021
Forecast Valid: 2am PDT May 8, 2021-6pm PDT May 14, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: PZZ500-081615- 832 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... Northwest winds continue to produce strong wind gusts across the waters. There will be a brief period on early Saturday where the winds taper off, but then restrengthen later Saturday and remain elevated through the weekend. Winds out over the outer waters can expect to see gale force gusts into Saturday night. Seas will be dominated by these wind driven waves though a very small northwest swell will also exist through the coming days. $$

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. W swell 2 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves around 8 ft.
Saturday
NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. W swell 1 ft at 11 seconds becoming NW. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft.
Saturday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. NW swell 1 ft at 11 seconds. Wind waves around 8 ft.
Sunday
NNW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. NW swell 1 ft. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. NW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 7 ft.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW 5 to 8 kt. Sunny. NW swell 1 ft. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Monday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NW around 6 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. NW swell 1 ft. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
Tuesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. NW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
W wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. Partly cloudy. NW swell 1 ft. Wind waves around 5 ft.

*Notices:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
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Point Forecast: 36.53°N 121.95°W
Last Update: 8:23 pm PDT May 7, 2021
Forecast Valid: 2am PDT May 8, 2021-6pm PDT May 14, 2021
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