Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA

June 18, 2024 11:26 PM PDT (06:26 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:45 AM   Sunset 8:36 PM
Moonrise 4:44 PM   Moonset 2:04 AM 
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PZZ545 Coastal Waters From Point Reyes To Pigeon Point California Out To 10 Nm- 838 Pm Pdt Tue Jun 18 2024

.small craft advisory in effect through Wednesday morning - .

Tonight - NW wind 15 to 20 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft, subsiding to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. Wave detail: nw 8 ft at 7 seconds and sw 2 ft at 15 seconds.

Juneteenth - W wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave detail: W 2 ft at 4 seconds, nw 6 ft at 8 seconds and sw 2 ft at 15 seconds.

Wed night - W wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming nw 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Wave detail: W 5 ft at 9 seconds and sw 2 ft at 15 seconds.

Thu - NW wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave detail: W 5 ft at 8 seconds and sw 2 ft at 14 seconds.

Thu night - NW wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave detail: W 5 ft at 8 seconds.

Fri - NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave detail: W 5 ft at 9 seconds.

Fri night - NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave detail: W 5 ft at 9 seconds.

Sat - NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave detail: W 5 ft at 9 seconds.

Sat night - NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave detail: W 5 ft at 8 seconds.

Sun - NW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Wave detail: nw 2 ft at 4 seconds.

Sun night - NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

- .san francisco bar/fourfathom bank forecast - - .
in the deep water channel - .mixed seas of 6 to 8 ft at 15 seconds.
across the bar - .mixed seas of 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 3.1 kt at 02:45 am Wednesday and 0.9 kt at 03:31 pm Wednesday.

PZZ500 838 Pm Pdt Tue Jun 18 2024

Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay - Greater farallones - .and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries - .
gusty northwest winds will ease somewhat overnight but remain breezy through late Wednesday morning, and persist through Thursday morning. Northwest winds increase again late Thursday evening across northern waters, remaining gusty through the weekend. Significant wave heights have returned to around 6-8 feet, but will build back up to 10-12 feet towards the end of the the weekend as larger northwesterly swell returns.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Lagunitas-Forest Knolls CDP, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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FXUS66 KMTR 190355 AFDMTR

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service San Francisco CA 855 PM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

New UPDATE

SYNOPSIS
Issued at 155 PM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

Upper level trough will dig over California through midweek, with breezy onshore winds continuing and temperatures near seasonal averages prevailing through Thursday. The trough will remain in place, but weaken for Friday and the weekend, with warmer conditions developing once again across the inland areas.

UPDATE
Issued at 855 PM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

Near term weather concerns continue to be fire weather focused.
Fortunately, the two more notable fires in the CWA, the Point and Coast Fires, are showing signs of much less fire activity than 24 hour. For the record, neither fire is contained and are still be attended to by fire personnel. The one notable fire, which is not in the CWA, is still impacting the region. That fire is the Sites Fire and is NE of the Bay Area. It is impacting the Bay Area with haze and smoke. Northerly transport flow ushered in smoke from the north leading to haze and reports of smoke across the North and East Bay. Any clearing of said smoke/haze has been slow going.
Latest forecast guidance continues to advertise a shift to more westerly transport flow, which should help push some of the smoke/haze eastward. The latest satellite imagery does show some eastward movement of the smoke/haze. That being said, did update the forecast to include more haze across the N and E Bay this evening. While fire activity is less this evening, elevated fire weather conditions still prevail. A quick sampling of observations in the Bay Are and Central Coast still show very low humidity with readings in the upper single digits to teens. There are also some breezy conditions with gusts of 20-30 mph. Fire weather concerns will ultimately diminish gradually tonight as onshore flow increases with better humidity recovery expected.
While current satellite shows no marine layer at the moment a shallow marine layer is forecast to develop along the coast and move locally inland.

No other updates needed this evening.

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SHORT TERM
(This evening through Wednesday)
Issued at 155 PM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

Water vapor imagery continues to show the next disturbance digging south along the Central Coast this afternoon, with high clouds spreading across the region at this time. That said, the cloud cover has done little to suppress temperatures today as temperatures are currently running upwards of 8 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. Onshore gradients are starting to increase once again as well. However, not quite as strong as this time yesterday. Meanwhile, the Fort Ord Profiler is the showing an extremely compressed marine layer, about 200 feet currently. The marine layer will slowly increase this evening and tonight, with some patchy fog returning to the coastal areas during the late night and early morning hours.

The upper level trough will remain over the West Coast on Wednesday, with onshore flow prevailing. Temperatures will likely cool a few degrees along the coast with the return the marine layer, while inland areas will remain seasonal. Palmer

LONG TERM
(Wednesday night through next Monday)
Issued at 155 PM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

The upper level trough will remain over the West, but gradually start to fill Thursday through Saturday. As a result, a warming trend will develop, especially for the inland areas. At this point in time, the ensembles are hinting that Saturday will be the warmest day, with the favored hot spots reaching into the triple digits. However, there are some of the ensemble members suggesting that the subtropical ridge could finally expand into the region from the Desert Southwest, with warming conditions persisting through the first part of the work week, especially for the inland areas. Palmer

AVIATION
(00Z TAFS)
Issued at 451 PM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

VFR conditions are expected to persist through the evening hours into early morning Wednesday for all terminals. Lingering smoke has resulted in hazy skies but has not limited visibility below VFR. Westerly onshore winds will ease this evening. Low stratus deck is expected to build from south to north during the overnight hours, with KMRY the only terminal expected to drop MVFR.

Vicinity of SFO...Gusty west winds will ease some this evening, but remain breezy through the overnight. Some low stratus may reach the Bay area by early Wednesday morning around sunrise, with MVFR ceilings possible at KOAK, but not currently in the TAF.

SFO Bridge Approach...Similar to SFO.

Monterey Bay Terminals...VFR is expected to persist this evening into the overnight hours with breezy NW winds. Winds are expected to ease by the early morning hours with MVFR/IFR ceilings possible at KMRY, though some uncertainty remains on the eventual redevelopment of the marine layer.

MARINE
(Today through Sunday)
Issued at 1141 AM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds continue. Gusty winds will diminish overall towards late Wednesday with strong breezes persisting over the northern outer waters through the weekend.
Significant wave heights will build to 9-11 feet today, abate through Friday, and build back up to 10-12 feet towards the end of the the weekend as larger northwesterly swell enters the waters.

MTR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
CA...None.
PZ...Small Craft Advisory until 9 PM PDT Wednesday for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 0-10 nm-Pt Pinos to Pt Piedras Blancas 0-10 nm.

Small Craft Advisory until 9 AM PDT Wednesday for Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 10-60 NM-Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 10-60 NM-Pt Reyes to Pigeon Pt 0-10 nm.

Small Craft Advisory until 9 PM PDT this evening for Pigeon Pt to Pt Pinos 0-10 nm.

Small Craft Advisory from 9 PM Wednesday to 9 AM PDT Thursday for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 10-60 NM.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
PRYC1 - 9415020 - Point Reyes, CA 13 mi68 min 29.87
46237 - San Francisco Bar, CA (142) 14 mi56 min 52°F 52°F4 ft
46026 - SAN FRANCISCO - 18NM West of San Francisco, CA 16 mi76 min 50°F6 ft
TIBC1 - Tiburon Pier, San Francisco Bay, CA 17 mi162 min0 57°F 29.8047°F
RCMC1 - 9414863 - Richmond, CA 18 mi68 minS 6G9.9 58°F 63°F29.84
FTPC1 - 9414290 - San Francisco, CA 19 mi68 minSW 8G12 53°F 29.86
PPXC1 - 9414847 - Richmond (Point Potrero), CA 21 mi68 minS 16G19 55°F 29.86
PXOC1 - 9414311 - San Francisco (Pier 1), CA 22 mi68 minWSW 4.1G8.9 55°F 29.83
PXSC1 22 mi182 min 58°F
OKXC1 - 9414776 - Oakland (Berth 34), CA 25 mi68 minWSW 5.1G7 56°F 29.87
OMHC1 - 9414769 - Oakland Middle Harbor Met, CA 25 mi68 minWSW 9.9G13
DPXC1 - 9415141 - Davis Point, San Pablo Bay, CA 26 mi68 minSW 8.9G13 62°F 29.82
AAMC1 - 9414750 - Alameda, CA 27 mi68 minWSW 6G8 56°F 67°F29.88
LNDC1 27 mi68 minW 5.1G8 57°F 29.87
MZXC1 - 9415102 - Martinez-Amorco CA 33 mi68 minWSW 8.9G12 68°F 67°F29.82
UPBC1 33 mi68 minW 8.9G9.9
46013 - Bodega Bay - 48NM North Northwest of San Francisco, CA 35 mi46 minWNW 21G25 52°F 29.8551°F
46214 - Point Reyes, CA (029) 38 mi60 min 50°F6 ft
PCOC1 - 9415144 - Port Chicago, CA 38 mi68 minSW 8.9G8.9 67°F 29.80
RTYC1 - 9414523 - Redwood City, CA 43 mi68 minWNW 8.9G11 58°F 70°F29.87
1801583 45 mi116 minWNW 13G16 53°F 52°F6 ft29.8951°F
PSBC1 - 9415115 - Pittsburg (Suisun Bay), CA 45 mi68 minWNW 11G13 71°F 29.79


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KDVO GNOSS FIELD,CA 15 sm11 mincalm10 smOvercast55°F43°F62%29.83
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Tide / Current for Bolinas Lagoon, California
   
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Bolinas Lagoon
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Tue -- 03:03 AM PDT     Moonset
Tue -- 04:40 AM PDT     0.04 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 05:48 AM PDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 10:58 AM PDT     2.64 feet High Tide
Tue -- 03:49 PM PDT     1.68 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 05:44 PM PDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 08:35 PM PDT     Sunset
Tue -- 09:22 PM PDT     4.13 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Bolinas Lagoon, California, Tide feet
12
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2.6
1
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1.8
2
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1
3
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0.4
4
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0.1
5
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0.1
6
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0.4
7
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0.9
8
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1.5
9
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2.1
10
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2.5
11
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2.6
12
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2.5
1
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2.3
2
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2
3
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1.7
4
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1.7
5
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1.9
6
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2.4
7
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3.1
8
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3.7
9
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4.1
10
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4.1
11
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3.7


Tide / Current for Point Reyes, California Current
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Point Reyes
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Tue -- 12:58 AM PDT     -1.15 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 03:05 AM PDT     Moonset
Tue -- 05:06 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 05:49 AM PDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:12 AM PDT     0.87 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 11:21 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 01:29 PM PDT     -0.50 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 04:42 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 05:45 PM PDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 07:32 PM PDT     0.66 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 08:37 PM PDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:18 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
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Point Reyes, California Current, knots
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-1
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-1.2
2
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-1.1
3
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-0.8
4
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-0.5
5
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-0.1
6
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0.4
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0.7
8
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0.9
9
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0.8
10
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0.6
11
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0.2
12
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-0.3
1
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-0.5
2
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-0.5
3
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-0.4
4
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-0.2
5
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0.1
6
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0.4
7
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0.6
8
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0.6
9
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0.5
10
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0.1
11
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-0.4


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