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Sample Forecast for Sausalito, CA

July 25, 2024 4:51 AM PDT (11:51 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:06 AM   Sunset 8:25 PM
Moonrise 10:15 PM   Moonset 10:02 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- 305 Am Pdt Thu Jul 25 2024

Rest of tonight - SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft or less.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sun - SW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 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.

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

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

PZZ500 305 Am Pdt Thu Jul 25 2024

Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay - Greater farallones - .and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries - .
northwesterly breezes remain at moderate to fresh with borderline strong gusts possible through the forecast period. Significant wave heights will continue to abate through the forecast period.


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 250852 AFDMTR

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service San Francisco CA 152 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

New SHORT TERM, LONG TERM

SYNOPSIS
Issued at 1230 AM PDT Wed Jul 24 2024

Slightly cooler weather today with more cooling through the end of the week. Heat Advisories are in effect for many inland areas outside of the North Bay until 11PM tonight.

SHORT TERM
(Today and tonight)
Issued at 152 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

So far, as of midnight, the night remains fairly warm with temperatures still in the 70s inland, the 60s closer to the coast, and the upper 50s to low 60s directly along the coastline. Overnight lows are expected to cool into the 50s for most areas except for interior portions of the South and East Bay where temperatures will only cool into the 60s. The marine layer remains compressed tonight with the Fort Ord profiler showing a maximum depth of about 1000 ft which will confine any stratus that develops closer to the coast.
Given how compressed the marine layer is, patchy fog may develop for areas along the Monterey Bay and northern most portions of the Salinas Valley during the early morning.

Today's high temperatures are expected to be 2-5 degrees cooler than yesterday as the upper level ridge continues to move eastward. As the ridge moves away, it will be replaced by an upper level trough moving inland into the Western United States which will contribute to a more significant temperature cool down beginning Friday. Temperatures will be seasonal to slightly above average today with inland highs in the 80s to mid 90s and coastal highs in the 60s to 70s. Heat Advisories have been allowed to expire everywhere except interior portions of Monterey and San Benito counties. Across interior Monterey and San Benito counties, widespread moderate heat risk and high temperatures in the upper 90s to low 100s are expected to continue through Thursday. The Heat Advisory will be allowed to expire at 11PM tonight with cooler temperatures and only minor heat risk anticipated Friday.

LONG TERM
(Friday through Wednesday)
Issued at 152 AM PDT Thu Jul 25 2024

Cooler temperatures will return Friday and persist into next week.
An upper level low pressure system located off of the coast of southern California is expected to move inland and merge with upper level troughing already located over the Pacific Northwest. This will allow for upper level troughing to deepen and is expected to persist through the weekend. As a result, temperatures will drop by as much as ten degrees on Friday compared to Thursday. While seasonal to below average temperatures will continue through Wednesday, we will see temperatures start to increase by 1-2 degrees each day beginning Monday. In general, temperatures will stay in the upper 70s to 80s inland, 60s to 70s closer to the coast, and upper 50s to mid 60s directly along the coastline. Favored hot spots in the North and East Bay may see low 90s return as early as next Wednesday. For interior Monterey and San Benito counties, temperatures will increase slightly faster with highs reaching back into the 90s to low 100s by early next week.

Looking beyond this forecast period, upper level ridging will again start to build over the Western US by late next week (end of July/beginning of August) with above average temperatures expected to return. This is expected to continue into the beginning of August with the CPC 8-14 day outlook showing temperatures leaning above average throughout the first week of August.

AVIATION
(06Z TAFS)
Issued at 1051 PM PDT Wed Jul 24 2024

VFR conditions across the board at this hour, with coastal stratus expected to form overnight. High certainty this stratus will cause IFR ceilings, with a smaller chance for IFR visibility along the immediate coast and near Monterey Bay. Lower confidence in stratus in the Sonoma County valleys and the SF Bay region. Stratus should clear Thursday morning with breezy onshore winds resuming in the afternoon.

Vicinity of SFO... VFR with onshore winds diminishing overnight an a very low confidence of stratus in the early morning hours on Thursday. Breezy onshore winds resume Thursday afternoon and evening.

SFO Bridge Approach... Similar to SFO.

Monterey Bay Terminals... Some uncertainty has developed around the timing of ceilings at the Monterey Bay terminals with the satellite image continuing to show clear skies far out to sea.
Still expecting stratus to develop through the night but some model output suggests this might not happen until after midnight.
Stratus clear around 16-17Z on Thursday morning, as breezy winds resume.

MARINE
(Tonight through next Tuesday)
Issued at 758 PM PDT Wed Jul 24 2024

Northwesterly breezes remain at moderate to fresh with borderline strong gusts possible through the forecast period. Significant wave heights will continue to abate through the forecast period.

MTR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
CA...Heat Advisory until 11 PM PDT this evening for CAZ516>518.

PZ...Small Craft Advisory until 3 AM PDT Friday for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 10-60 NM.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 1 mi51 minWSW 4.1G8 57°F 30.05
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 4 mi51 minW 2.9G5.1 60°F 30.02
PXSC1 4 mi51 min 60°F
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 5 mi157 minSSE 4.1 62°F 30.0455°F
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 7 mi51 minWNW 8G9.9 60°F 30.05
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 7 mi51 minWNW 6G7
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 8 mi51 minSSW 11G16 60°F 30.05
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 8 mi51 minSSE 5.1G8.9 61°F 65°F30.04
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 9 mi51 min 55°F 58°F3 ft
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 9 mi51 minW 6G8 62°F 69°F30.06
LNDC1 10 mi51 minN 2.9G5.1 62°F 30.04
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 19 mi51 minSW 12G14 64°F 30.02
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 21 mi71 min 57°F4 ft
CQUC1 21 mi95 min 68°F
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 23 mi51 minNW 12G15 66°F 71°F30.02
UPBC1 23 mi51 minWNW 15G18
RTYC1 - 9414523 - Redwood City, CA 25 mi51 minNNW 4.1G5.1 65°F 76°F30.04
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 28 mi51 minWNW 11G15 67°F 30.01
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 30 mi51 min 30.05
PSBC1 - 9415115 - Pittsburg (Suisun Bay), CA 34 mi51 minWNW 9.9G13 68°F 30.00
SFXC1 - San Francisco Bay Reserve, CA 35 mi66 minW 7 64°F 30.0157°F


Wind History for San Francisco, CA
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Tide / Current for San Francisco, California
   
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San Francisco
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Thu -- 02:42 AM PDT     5.73 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:08 AM PDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 09:02 AM PDT     -0.19 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 11:01 AM PDT     Moonset
Thu -- 04:04 PM PDT     5.76 feet High Tide
Thu -- 08:24 PM PDT     Sunset
Thu -- 09:45 PM PDT     1.78 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 11:15 PM PDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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San Francisco, California, Tide feet
12
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4.2
1
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5
2
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5.6
3
am
5.7
4
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5.2
5
am
4.1
6
am
2.6
7
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1.2
8
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0.2
9
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-0.2
10
am
0.1
11
am
0.9
12
pm
2.1
1
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3.4
2
pm
4.5
3
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5.4
4
pm
5.8
5
pm
5.5
6
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4.7
7
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3.6
8
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2.6
9
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1.9
10
pm
1.8
11
pm
2.1


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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Thu -- 01:41 AM PDT     2.74 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 04:32 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 06:07 AM PDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:58 AM PDT     -3.17 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 11:01 AM PDT     Moonset
Thu -- 11:19 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 02:21 PM PDT     3.42 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 05:35 PM PDT     -0.01 knots Slack
Thu -- 08:24 PM PDT     Sunset
Thu -- 08:35 PM PDT     -2.53 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 11:15 PM PDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 11:53 PM PDT     0.01 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Golden Gate Bridge .8 mi E ., San Francisco Bay, California Current, knots
12
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1.5
1
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2.5
2
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2.7
3
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2
4
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0.8
5
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-0.6
6
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-1.8
7
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-2.8
8
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-3.2
9
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-2.7
10
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-1.7
11
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-0.4
12
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1.1
1
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2.6
2
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3.4
3
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3.2
4
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2.4
5
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1
6
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-0.5
7
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-1.7
8
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-2.4
9
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-2.5
10
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-1.8
11
pm
-0.9


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