Monterey, CA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Monterey, CA

February 20, 2024 2:54 PM PST (22:54 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:48 AM   Sunset 5:54 PM
Moonrise 2:19 PM   Moonset 4:56 AM 
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PZZ535 Monterey Bay- 242 Pm Pst Tue Feb 20 2024

.small craft advisory in effect until 9 pm pst this evening - .

Tonight - S winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming W around 5 knots after midnight. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds. Showers likely this evening. A slight chance of Thunderstorms. A chance of rain after midnight.

Wed - W winds 10 to 15 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 16 seconds.

Wed night - N winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 16 seconds.

Thu - E winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.

Thu night - NE winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 15 seconds.

Fri - E winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 15 seconds and sw 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds.

Fri night - E winds around 5 knots. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.

Sat - S winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft and sw 3 to 4 ft.

Sun - SE winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft and sw 2 to 4 ft.
winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.

PZZ500 242 Pm Pst Tue Feb 20 2024

Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay - Greater farallones - .and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries - .
scattered linger into the night before a return to fair and calm weather Wednesday. Wave heights will continue to decrease through the end of the work week. Additional, less impactful showers arrive early Friday with a moderate northwest swell.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Monterey, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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FXUS66 KMTR 202133 AFDMTR

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service San Francisco CA 133 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2024

New SYNOPSIS, SHORT TERM, LONG TERM

SYNOPSIS
Issued at 132 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2024

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue into this evening before gradually tapering off Wednesday morning. Dry conditions are expected for the remainder of this week with unsettled conditions returning by Saturday night. This weekend's rain appears to be beneficial and not overly impactful.

SHORT TERM
(This evening through Wednesday)
Issued at 132 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2024

Scattered to widespread rain showers and thunderstorms will continue throughout the evening as a low pressure system is deepens off of the Pacific Northwest coast. This feature will shift northeast and eventually move become a cut-off low off of the British Columbia/Pacific Northwest coasts. Any thunderstorms that do develop will be capable of producing brief heavy downpours, lightning, small hail, and a few stronger wind gusts. Rain will begin to tapper off overnight with lingering showers likely to persist over the Bay Area into Wednesday morning.

LONG TERM
(Wednesday night through next Monday)
Issued at 132 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2024

Dry conditions and a gradual warming trend are looking more likely to persist into Saturday. Unsettled conditions return region-wide by Saturday night, yet most rainfall will be "beneficial" and is not expected to result in any widespread flooding concerns. Temperatures trend colder for early next week with highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s and lows in the upper 30s to upper 40s.

AVIATION
(18Z TAFS)
Issued at 956 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2024

A wave of showers and storms will move through the region this afternoon, bringing locally strong winds and moments of moderate rainfall. Some storms will produce lightning this afternoon. Rain activity lasts into the night but showers become much more spotty into the late night. Expect mostly mid-level clouds with spotty MVFR CIGs. Calmer weather is expected into Wednesday afternoon.

Vicinity of SFO...Showers build into the afternoon with some embedded storms possible. Thunderstorm potential increases in the mid to late afternoon. Into the evening and late night, expect shower and storm chance to reduce, but spotty showers look to linger into Wednesday morning before exiting that afternoon.

SFO Bridge Approach...Similar to SFO.

Monterey Bay Terminals...Expect passing showers through much of the day with shower and storm chances increasing into the evening and overnight. Cloud cover lowers with some of the more moderate showers overnight, causing moments of MVFR CIGs. Rain and storm chances east into mid Wednesday morning.

MARINE
(Today through Sunday)
Issued at 956 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2024

Continued shower and thunderstorm activity is expected across the waters through the day with the potential for locally strong winds within storm cells. Rain showers linger into the night before a return to fair and calm weather Wednesday. Wave heights will continue to decrease through the end of the work week. Additional, less impactful showers arrive early Friday.

MTR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
CA...Flood Watch through Wednesday morning for CAZ006-502>506-508>510- 512>518-528>530.

PZ...Small Craft Advisory until 9 PM PST this evening for Mry Bay-Pt Pinos to Pt Piedras Blancas 0-10 nm.

Small Craft Advisory until 3 PM PST this afternoon for Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 0-10 nm-Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 10-60 NM-Pt Reyes to Pigeon Pt 0-10 nm.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
MEYC1 1 mi78 min 56°F30.02
46240 - Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA (158) 3 mi58 min 57°F7 ft
46092 - MBM1 13 mi95 min S 21 57°F 56°F30.04
MLSC1 - Moss Landing, South Harbor, CA 16 mi39 min 58°F
46279 18 mi58 min 57°F11 ft
ELXC1 - Elkhorn Slough Reserve, CA 18 mi69 min W 8 59°F 30.0153°F
46239 - Point Sur, CA (157) 21 mi54 min 56°F12 ft


Wind History for Redwood City, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KMRY MONTEREY RGNL,CA 3 sm12 minSW 05G143/4 smOvercast Hvy Rain Mist 54°F52°F94%30.04
KOAR MARINA MUNI,CA 9 sm19 minSSW 057 smOvercast Rain 54°F50°F88%30.03
KSNS SALINAS MUNI,CA 16 sm61 minWSW 113 sm--57°F52°F82%30.02
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Wind History from MRY
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Tide / Current for Monterey, Monterey Harbor, California
   
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Monterey
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Tue -- 01:13 AM PST     3.03 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 04:56 AM PST     Moonset
Tue -- 06:50 AM PST     Sunrise
Tue -- 07:12 AM PST     5.53 feet High Tide
Tue -- 02:18 PM PST     Moonrise
Tue -- 02:46 PM PST     -0.53 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 05:52 PM PST     Sunset
Tue -- 09:44 PM PST     3.96 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Monterey, Monterey Harbor, California, Tide feet
12
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3.2
1
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3
2
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3.1
3
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3.5
4
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4
5
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4.7
6
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5.2
7
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5.5
8
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5.4
9
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4.8
10
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3.8
11
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2.6
12
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1.3
1
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0.3
2
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-0.4
3
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-0.5
4
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-0.2
5
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0.6
6
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1.6
7
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2.6
8
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3.4
9
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3.9
10
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3.9
11
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3.7



Tide / Current for Point Pinos, California Current
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Point Pinos
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Tue -- 01:04 AM PST     -0.32 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 03:33 AM PST     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 04:56 AM PST     Moonset
Tue -- 06:29 AM PST     0.45 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 06:50 AM PST     Sunrise
Tue -- 09:02 AM PST     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 12:41 PM PST     -0.85 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 02:18 PM PST     Moonrise
Tue -- 04:32 PM PST     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 05:53 PM PST     Sunset
Tue -- 07:46 PM PST     0.71 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 10:52 PM PST     -0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Point Pinos, California Current, knots
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-0.3
1
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-0.3
2
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-0.3
3
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-0.1
4
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0.1
5
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0.3
6
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0.4
7
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0.4
8
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0.3
9
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0
10
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-0.4
11
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-0.7
12
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-0.8
1
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-0.8
2
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-0.8
3
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-0.6
4
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-0.2
5
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0.2
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0.5
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0.7
8
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0.7
9
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0.6
10
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0.3
11
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