...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
804 AM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019
.Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including
the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank
National Marine Sanctuaries...
Southerly winds will continue today and tonight ahead of an
approaching low pressure system and cold front moving in from the
west. Expect winds to increase and veer to the west northwest on
Wednesday. A long period west swell will arrive today increasing
shoaling on bars and harbor entrances.
S winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 18 seconds.
SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.
SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 to 9 ft at 14 seconds and SW 3 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of showers.
W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 17 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
W winds 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 7 ft. Slight chance of showers, then showers likely.
NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 to 10 ft. winds and wind waves higher in and near thunderstorms.