...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING
251 AM PST Sat Feb 29 2020
.Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including
the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank
National Marine Sanctuaries...
A trough and cold front moving into California will bring
increasing northwest winds today through Sunday. Gale force gusts
are expected today north of Pigeon Point as well as the Big Sur
coast. Another pulse of northerly winds will arrive on Sunday,
with gale- force winds expanding to most of the coastal waters.
Gusts near storm force are possible over the northern outer
waters on Sunday. Steep fresh swell from these winds will also
create hazardous conditions on the waters. Winds will slowly
decrease on Monday as the trough moves inland. A moderate long
period northwest swell will move across the waters over the
W winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
N winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
N winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
NW winds 5 to 15 kt.