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Sample Forecast for Sausalito, CA

May 29, 2024 7:19 AM PDT (14:19 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:48 AM   Sunset 8:25 PM
Moonrise 12:18 AM   Moonset 10:46 AM 
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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.

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PZZ530 San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, The West Delta And The San Francisco Bay North Of The Bay Bridge- 256 Am Pdt Wed May 29 2024

Today - W wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Tonight - SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Thu - SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Thu night - SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Fri - SW wind around 5 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Fri night - SW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sat - SW wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sat night - W wind 15 to 20 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sun - SW wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft or less.

Sun night - SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

PZZ500 256 Am Pdt Wed May 29 2024

Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay - Greater farallones - .and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries - .
strong northwesterly breezes with gale force gusts to prevail over much of the waters through at least Thursday, bringing hazardous conditions for small craft. These stronger winds decrease slightly to become fresh towards the weekend as surface high pressure weakens. Significant wave heights will build to 12 to 14 feet by Thursday with an abating trend set for Friday into the weekend.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Sausalito, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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FXUS66 KMTR 291145 AFDMTR

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service San Francisco CA 445 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

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SYNOPSIS
Issued at 140 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

A few degrees warmer across the board today as the warm up continues. Slight cool down over the weekend with another more notable warming trend on the horizon next week.

SHORT TERM
(Today and tonight)
Issued at 140 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

The upper low in the PacNW which slowed our warming trend slightly pulls away today, and we begin to see 500 mb height rises with the next ridge building in. With slightly drier air in place, very limited overnight stratus. In fact, as of writing the only locations seeing marine stratus are the coastal near Santa Cruz and patchy areas along the Monterey Bay. This clear start to the day will help boost daytime highs a little higher with what looks like a wonderful day ahead, weather-wise. Expect highs in the low- to-mid 80s inland, 70s around much of the immediate Bay Area, and low-to-mid 60s along the coast.

LONG TERM
(Thursday through Tuesday)
Issued at 140 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

The warm up continues with Thursday and Friday looking to be the warmest. Each of these days are likely to see high temps in the upper 80s to near 90 for inland areas, mid-to-upper 70s across the immediate Bay Area, and a spread of low-to-upper 60s along the coast. The warming trend is again thwarted by a deepening upper trough in the Gulf of Alaska, extending into the PacNW. Only a few degrees cooler, the weekend into early next week will be stellar in terms of "outdoor weather".

Longer term guidance is hinting at a more robust ridge building across the western half of the US by mid-to-late next week.
Perhaps among the warmest temperatures so far this year...about 6-12 degrees above normal. Stay tuned to the forecast for any heat-related messaging that may be needed as we get closer.

AVIATION
(12Z TAFS)
Issued at 445 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

VFR through the TAF period. Stratus has been eroded and is not expected to make a return to terminals within the current TAF period. Other than the northern Monterey Bay this morning, satellite shows crystal clear skies across the region. Breezy onshore winds return this afternoon, though not expecting much in the way of gusts. Winds ease into the nighttime to become light.

Vicinity of SFO...VFR through the TAF period, with high confidence.
Winds out of the west and moderate this afternoon, with occasional gusts up to around the 25 knot mark. Winds slowly ease into the nighttime.

SFO Bridge Approach...Similar to SFO.

Monterey Bay Terminals...VFR through the TAF period, with moderate confidence. Satellite continues to show a small patch of stratus over the northern Monterey Bay. At this time, not expecting this stratus to move southwards and form a CIG over KSNS, though FEW-SCT low clouds are not out of the question. Winds out of the W/NW this afternoon, generally 8-12 knots, then diminishing as the sun sets.

MARINE
(Today through Monday)
Issued at 445 AM PDT Wed May 29 2024

Strong northwesterly breezes with gale force gusts to prevail over much of the waters through at least Thursday, bringing hazardous conditions for small craft. These stronger winds decrease slightly to become fresh towards the weekend as surface high pressure weakens. Significant wave heights will build to 12 to 14 feet by Thursday with an abating trend set for Friday into the weekend.

MTR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
CA...None.
PZ...Small Craft Advisory until 3 PM PDT this afternoon for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 0-10 nm.

Gale Warning from 3 PM this afternoon to 9 PM PDT this evening for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 0-10 nm.

Small Craft Advisory until 3 AM PDT Thursday for Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 0-10 nm-Pt Pinos to Pt Piedras Blancas 0-10 nm-Pt Reyes to Pigeon Pt 0-10 nm.

Gale Warning until 9 AM PDT Thursday for Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 10-60 NM-Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 10-60 NM.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 1 mi50 min ESE 1.9G2.9 51°F 30.11
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 4 mi50 min 0G1 57°F 30.07
PXSC1 4 mi50 min 57°F
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 5 mi156 min WSW 1.9 53°F 30.0647°F
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 7 mi50 min SE 2.9G4.1 56°F 30.10
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 7 mi50 min ESE 6G7
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 8 mi50 min SE 1.9G4.1 57°F 30.11
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 8 mi50 min S 1.9G1.9 56°F 59°F30.09
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 9 mi50 min 51°F 52°F5 ft
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 9 mi50 min E 4.1G6 54°F 64°F30.11
LNDC1 10 mi50 min ESE 5.1G7 57°F 30.10
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 19 mi50 min W 8G11 59°F 30.09
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 21 mi70 min 51°F8 ft
CQUC1 21 mi109 min 61°F
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 23 mi50 min W 11G13 59°F 64°F30.09
UPBC1 23 mi50 min W 15G18
RTYC1 - 9414523 - Redwood City, CA 25 mi50 min SSW 1G1.9 55°F 67°F30.11
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 28 mi50 min SSW 5.1G8 56°F 30.08
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 30 mi50 min 30.12
PSBC1 - 9415115 - Pittsburg (Suisun Bay), CA 34 mi50 min W 8.9G14 61°F 30.05
1801583 45 mi110 min NW 25G29 53°F 53°F11 ft30.1150°F


Wind History for San Francisco, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KOAK METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL,CA 14 sm26 minE 0510 smClear55°F52°F88%30.10
KSFO SAN FRANCISCO INTL,CA 14 sm23 minWNW 0510 smA Few Clouds55°F48°F77%30.10
KHWD HAYWARD EXECUTIVE,CA 21 sm25 minSW 069 smClear57°F50°F77%30.10
KHAF HALF MOON BAY,CA 22 sm24 mincalm3 smClear Mist 52°F50°F94%30.11
KDVO GNOSS FIELD,CA 23 sm24 minNW 07G1310 smClear59°F45°F59%30.08
KCCR BUCHANAN FIELD,CA 24 sm26 minS 0610 smClear57°F46°F67%30.09
KSQL SAN CARLOS,CA 24 sm24 mincalm7 smClear55°F45°F67%30.12
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Tide / Current for San Francisco, California
   
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San Francisco
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Wed -- 01:18 AM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 03:52 AM PDT     5.17 feet High Tide
Wed -- 05:50 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 10:51 AM PDT     -0.65 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 11:46 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 06:29 PM PDT     4.81 feet High Tide
Wed -- 08:24 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 11:37 PM PDT     2.81 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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San Francisco, California, Tide feet
12
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3.6
1
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4.1
2
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4.6
3
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5
4
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5.2
5
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4.9
6
am
4.1
7
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2.9
8
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1.5
9
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0.3
10
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-0.4
11
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-0.6
12
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-0.3
1
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0.4
2
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1.4
3
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2.5
4
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3.5
5
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4.3
6
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4.8
7
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4.8
8
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4.4
9
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3.8
10
pm
3.2
11
pm
2.9


Tide / Current for Golden Gate Bridge .8 mi E ., San Francisco Bay, California Current
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Golden Gate Bridge .8 mi E .
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Wed -- 12:21 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 01:18 AM PDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 03:06 AM PDT     1.47 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 05:32 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 05:50 AM PDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 09:32 AM PDT     -2.84 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 11:46 AM PDT     Moonset
Wed -- 01:11 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 04:22 PM PDT     2.89 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 07:56 PM PDT     -0.01 knots Slack
Wed -- 08:24 PM PDT     Sunset
Wed -- 10:29 PM PDT     -1.44 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Golden Gate Bridge .8 mi E ., San Francisco Bay, California Current, knots
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-0.2
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0.4
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1.1
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1.5
4
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1.2
5
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0.5
6
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-0.4
7
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-1.2
8
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-2.1
9
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-2.7
10
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-2.8
11
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-2.1
12
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-1.2
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-0.2
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1.1
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2.2
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2.8
5
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2.8
6
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2.2
7
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1.2
8
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-0.1
9
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-0.9
10
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-1.4
11
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-1.4


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