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Last Update: 832 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021

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10NM N Monterey CA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

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. $$

Tonight
NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W up to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 9 to 10 ft, decreasing to 7 to 8 ft after midnight. W swell around 2 ft at 12 seconds.
Sat
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. W swell around 2 ft at 11 seconds.
Sat Night
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft.
Sun
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft.
Sun Night
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft.
Mon
W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Mon Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft.
Tue
NW winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell around 2 ft.
Wed
W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves around 5 ft. W swell around 2 ft. locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.
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Last Update: 832 PM PDT Fri May 7 2021
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