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Marine Weather and Tides
Bloomfield, CA

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Sunrise 5:48AMSunset 8:28PM Monday May 29, 2017 4:26 AM PDT (11:26 UTC) Moonrise 9:03AMMoonset 11:25PM Illumination 16% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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PZZ540 Point Arena To Point Reyes To 10 Nm- 250 Am Pdt Mon May 29 2017
.small craft advisory in effect through late Tuesday night...
Today..NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
Tonight..NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy drizzle after midnight.
Tue..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 10 seconds. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
Tue night..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Wed..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
Thu..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.
Fri..NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
PZZ500 250 Am Pdt Mon May 29 2017
Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay..Greater farallones...and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries... Strong high pressure over the pacific and low pressure over southern california will result in gusty northerly winds over the coastal waters. The gusty winds will produced hazardous conditions with steep winds waves and fresh swell. Winds will decrease mid week as a weak frontal system moves through the coastal waters.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Bloomfield, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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254 am pdt Mon may 29 2017

Synopsis Dry weather and seasonable temperatures are forecast
today and tomorrow. Cooler conditions along with a slight chance
of showers can be expected on Wednesday.

Discussion As of 3:00 pm pdt Monday... Widespread clouds
overnight for many spots with the marine layer still at 1500 feet
plus a moderate onshore flow. Similar to yesterday, most spots are
in the 50s and should see lows mostly in the upper 40s to the mid
50s by day break.

Today will be a near repeat of yesterday with clouds forecast to
slowly burn-off toward the coast by late in the morning. Yesterday
turned out to be a bit of a surprise in the east bay with a very
late transition to sunny skies. Models hint at the possibility
again today which could keep temps running a bit lower than
forecast. Outside of that, no issues anticipated with highs
expected to range from the 50s and 60s at the coast up to the 70s
and lower 80s inland. A few locations well inland could get into
the mid to upper 80s. Tonight will feature another round of patchy
fog and drizzle mainly near the coast.

Synoptically an upper level low will works it's way to the bc
coastline while an associated trough advances to the west coast.

Ahead of the main trough, a weak shortwave will move through on
Tuesday which will start to deepen the marine layer and provide a
degree or two of cooling. More substantial cooling (especially
inland) can be expected on Wednesday as the main trough moves
onshore. At the same time enough instability and associated
moisture could lead to a few showers late Tuesday into Wednesday,
although latest guidance has backed off a bit. Winds will also
pick up on Wednesday as the onshore flow increases. Westerly winds
of 10 to 20 mph with local gusts to 30 mph can be expected.

A weak ridge of high pressure will start to rebuild into our
region going to the end of the week. Highs will return back to
near normal levels.

Aviation 10:25 pm pdt Sunday for 06z tafs... Low clouds are
moving back in tonight with several terminals already reporting
ifr MVFR ceilings. Expect all terminals to see low clouds
as the night progresses and continue into Monday morning. Some
locations may see the clouds persist into the afternoon, or even
all day. West to northwest winds will become gusty by Monday
afternoon.

Vicinity of ksfo... Low clouds have pushed through the gap and have
brought overcast ifr ceilings to the most recent hourly
observation. Expect low clouds to persist through most of the
morning. Guidance suggests strong west winds on Monday afternoon
with gusts up to 25 or 30 kt.

Sfo bridge approach... Similar to ksfo.

Monterey bay terminals... Ifr ceilings overnight and through
Monday morning. Similar to Sunday, ksns has a better chance for
clearing in the afternoon whereas kmry may remain overcast through
the afternoon. Winds will increase Monday afternoon out of the
west at 10 to 20 kt.

Marine As of 10:09 pm pdt Sunday... Brisk northwest winds will
continue over the coastal waters tonight and into the memorial
day holiday as high pressure remains strong off the west coast.

The gusty winds will produce hazardous conditions with steeper
wind waves and fresh swell. Winds will decrease Tuesday night as
a weak frontal system moves through the coastal waters.

Mtr watches warnings advisories
Tday Sca... Pt arena to pt reyes 0-10 nm
sca... Pt reyes to pigeon pt 0-10 nm
sca... Pigeon pt to pt pinos 0-10 nm
sca... Pt pinos to pt piedras blancas 0-10 nm
sca... Pt arena to pigeon pt 10-60 nm
sca... Pigeon pt to pt piedras blancas 10-60 nm
sca... Sf bay until 3 am
sca... Mry bay until 3 am
sca... Sf bay from 12 pm
sca... Mry bay from 12 pm
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
46013 - Bodega Bay - 48NM North Northwest of San Francisco, CA 25 mi27 min NW 23 G 29 52°F 51°F1015.9 hPa (-0.3)51°F
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 26 mi39 min WNW 21 G 26 54°F 50°F1015.7 hPa
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 38 mi45 min S 2.9 G 4.1 54°F 59°F1015.5 hPa
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 38 mi39 min SW 15 G 18 54°F 1015 hPa
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 39 mi50 min SSW 5.1 53°F 1016 hPa
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 41 mi39 min S 5.1 G 7 54°F 1015.9 hPa
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 41 mi57 min 53°F5 ft
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 42 mi37 min NW 19 G 25 52°F 53°F6 ft1016.1 hPa (-0.5)
46214 - Point Reyes, CA (029) 43 mi27 min 53°F8 ft
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 44 mi45 min WSW 8.9 G 21 52°F 55°F1016 hPa
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 45 mi39 min W 11 G 14 55°F 64°F1015.2 hPa54°F
UPBC1 45 mi45 min W 11 G 14
PXSC1 46 mi39 min 52°F 51°F
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 46 mi102 min W 11 53°F 1014 hPa52°F
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 46 mi39 min WSW 6 G 16 51°F 1014.9 hPa
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 47 mi39 min WSW 7 G 12 53°F 1016.2 hPa
OBXC1 47 mi39 min 53°F 51°F
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 48 mi39 min WSW 9.9 G 13
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 48 mi39 min SW 8.9 G 12 54°F 65°F1014.6 hPa

Wind History for Point Reyes, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport, CA11 mi34 minS 39.00 miOvercast52°F50°F93%1014.3 hPa
Petaluma Municipal Airport, CA15 mi32 minWNW 57.00 miOvercast52°F51°F100%1015.9 hPa
Novato / Gnoss Field, CA22 mi32 minN 010.00 miOvercast54°F51°F94%1015.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Bodega Harbor entrance, California
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Bodega Harbor entrance
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Mon -- 01:42 AM PDT     5.93 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:51 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:50 AM PDT     -1.28 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 10:04 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 03:54 PM PDT     4.87 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:28 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:10 PM PDT     2.58 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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5.15.85.95.44.32.81.2-0.2-1.1-1.3-0.80.11.32.63.84.64.94.643.42.82.62.73.3

Tide / Current Tables for Tomales Bay entrance, California
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Tomales Bay Entrance
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Mon -- 02:07 AM PDT     5.39 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:51 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:29 AM PDT     -1.46 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 10:04 AM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 04:23 PM PDT     4.07 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:27 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 09:30 PM PDT     2.17 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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4.355.45.24.43.21.70.3-0.8-1.4-1.4-0.80.31.62.83.6443.63.12.52.22.22.6

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA (7,2,3,4)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Sacramento, CA
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