Sand City, CA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Sand City, CA

March 3, 2024 11:54 PM PST (07:54 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:32 AM   Sunset 6:05 PM
Moonrise 1:19 AM   Moonset 10:43 AM 
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PZZ535 Monterey Bay- 841 Pm Pst Sun Mar 3 2024

Tonight - W winds 5 to 10 knots - .becoming N after midnight. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 13 seconds. A chance of showers this evening. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

Mon - S winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves 0 to 1 ft. W swell 5 to 7 ft at 12 seconds.

Mon night - S winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

Tue - SE winds 10 to 15 knots. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 2 to 4 ft at 10 seconds and W up to 2 ft at 16 seconds. A slight chance of showers.

Tue night - SE winds 10 to 15 knots. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and W up to 2 ft at 16 seconds. A chance of showers.

Wed - SE winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and W 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. A chance of showers.

Wed night - NW winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and W 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds.

Thu - NW winds 10 to 15 knots. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. SWell W 2 to 3 ft.

Fri - N winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves around 2 ft. SWell W 2 to 3 ft.
locally lower winds and seas across sheltered portions of the bay.

PZZ500 841 Pm Pst Sun Mar 3 2024

Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay - Greater farallones - .and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries - .
light showers continue across the waters overnight with lingering scattered chances into Monday. Widespread showers and slight chances for storms build in late Monday and last through Wednesday. Winds will shift to become southwesterly Monday ahead of this system. A moderate period northwesterly swell continues to abate through the waters with a new moderate period northwesterly swell train arriving Monday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Sand City, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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FXUS66 KMTR 040518 AFDMTR

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service San Francisco CA 918 PM PST Sun Mar 3 2024

New AVIATION

SYNOPSIS
Issued at 1225 PM PST Sun Mar 3 2024

Unsettled conditions expected to persist through midweek, yet no widespread flooding concerns. Cold overnight temperatures are expected through Monday morning. Warmer and drier weather finally returns late week.

UPDATE
Issued at 838 PM PST Sun Mar 3 2024

Shower activity continues to decrease through the night, but chances still linger into Monday. The colder airmass moving into the region will cause lows in portions of the North Bay Valleys to reach Frost ADV criteria overnight and into Monday morning. Rain chances increase into Monday night as another system arrives.

SHORT TERM
(This evening through Monday)
Issued at 1225 PM PST Sun Mar 3 2024

Isolated to scattered rain showers and higher elevation snow showers will continue trough the day before tapering off during the overnight hours. Low temperatures will range from the upper 20s to lower 30s in the region's peaks, low-to-mid 30s across the North Bay Valleys, and low-to-mid 40s elsewhere. As such, a Frost Advisory is in effect for the North Bay valleys and mountains from 1-9 AM PST Monday.

Unsettled conditions return to the North Bay by Monday afternoon and may drop as far south as the Santa Cruz Mountains by tomorrow night.
However, rainfall amounts are expected to be generally light. Ever so slight warming is expected by Monday afternoon, yet temperatures remain below seasonal averages.

LONG TERM
(Monday night through next Saturday)
Issued at 1225 PM PST Sun Mar 3 2024

Expecting a slight warm up in overnight temperatures by Tuesday morning, especially across the North Bay as moisture increases. Rain showers will prevail Tuesday across the North Bay and then will spread southward through Tuesday night.

Wednesday will kick off a warming trend with temperatures warming to around seasonal averages by Friday. Thursday and Friday are expected to be mostly clear. Unsettled conditions return by Saturday and will continue through the upcoming weekend. However, there are no major/widespread flooding concerns at this time.

AVIATION
(06Z TAFS)
Issued at 918 PM PST Sun Mar 3 2024

Generally VFR with mid- to high-level clouds through the TAF period.
Showers are now light and widely scattered and will diminish through the rest of the night. Breezy southwest to west flow develops Monday afternoon, with gusts up to 15-20 knots. Next band of showers comes through near and after the end of the TAF period.

Vicinity of SFO... VFR with mid- to high-level clouds. Light and variable winds until Monday morning, then breezy southwest flow developing in the afternoon with gusts up to 15-20 knots.

SFO Bridge Approach... Similar to SFO.

Monterey Bay Terminals... VFR with mid- to high-level clouds. Light and variable winds tonight, with breezy west winds developing Monday afternoon and evening.

MARINE
(Tonight through next Saturday)
Issued at 838 PM PST Sun Mar 3 2024

Light showers continue across the waters overnight with lingering scattered chances into Monday. Widespread showers and slight chances for storms build in late Monday and last through Wednesday. Winds will shift to become southwesterly Monday ahead of this system. A moderate period northwesterly swell continues to abate through the waters with a new moderate period northwesterly swell train arriving Monday.

MTR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
CA...Frost Advisory from 1 AM to 9 AM PST Monday for CAZ503-504-506.

PZ...Small Craft Advisory until 3 AM PST Monday for Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 0-10 nm-Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 10-60 NM-Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 0-10 nm-Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 10-60 NM-Pt Pinos to Pt Piedras Blancas 0-10 nm-Pt Reyes to Pigeon Pt 0-10 nm.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
46240 - Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA (158) 3 mi59 min 57°F5 ft
MEYC1 4 mi79 min 56°F30.11
MLSC1 - Moss Landing, South Harbor, CA 10 mi35 min 57°F
46092 - MBM1 11 mi104 min W 9.7 54°F 56°F30.12
46279 12 mi59 min 48°F 56°F6 ft
ELXC1 - Elkhorn Slough Reserve, CA 13 mi70 min 0 46°F 30.0945°F
46239 - Point Sur, CA (157) 26 mi55 min 54°F 56°F11 ft


Wind History for Redwood City, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KMRY MONTEREY RGNL,CA 5 sm60 mincalm10 smMostly Cloudy48°F45°F87%30.12
KOAR MARINA MUNI,CA 5 sm19 minS 0310 smOvercast46°F45°F93%30.11
KSNS SALINAS MUNI,CA 13 sm50 minNNE 0310 smOvercast50°F46°F87%30.12
KWVI WATSONVILLE MUNI,CA 20 sm61 mincalm10 smClear43°F43°F100%30.12
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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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Sun -- 01:19 AM PST     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:50 AM PST     4.93 feet High Tide
Sun -- 06:34 AM PST     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:25 AM PST     Last Quarter
Sun -- 10:43 AM PST     Moonset
Sun -- 11:15 AM PST     0.56 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 06:04 PM PST     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Monterey, Monterey Harbor, California, Tide feet
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4.1
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4.5
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4.8
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4.9
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4.7
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3.6
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11
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0.6
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0.6
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1.4
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1.9
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2.4
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2.7
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3.1
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3.1
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3.1
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3.2
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3.4



Tide / Current for Point Pinos, California Current
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Point Pinos
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Sun -- 01:19 AM PST     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:20 AM PST     0.28 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 04:55 AM PST     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 06:34 AM PST     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:25 AM PST     Last Quarter
Sun -- 08:42 AM PST     -0.68 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 10:43 AM PST     Moonset
Sun -- 01:00 PM PST     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 04:03 PM PST     0.43 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 06:04 PM PST     Sunset
Sun -- 07:37 PM PST     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 09:25 PM PST     -0.22 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Point Pinos, California Current, knots
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-0.6
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-0.7
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-0.6
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-0.4
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-0.2
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