Sea Ranch, CA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Sea Ranch, CA

April 15, 2024 5:34 PM PDT (00:34 UTC) Change Location
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PZZ540 Coastal Waters From Point Arena To Point Reyes California Out To 10 Nm- 145 Pm Pdt Mon Apr 15 2024

.small craft advisory in effect through late tonight - .

.small craft advisory in effect from Tuesday afternoon through late Tuesday night - .

Tonight - NW winds 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Mixed swell nw 3 to 4 ft at 13 seconds and sw around 2 ft at 19 seconds.

Tue - NW winds 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Mixed swell nw 3 to 4 ft at 12 seconds and sw around 2 ft at 19 seconds.

Tue night - NW winds 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds and sw around 2 ft at 19 seconds.

Wed - NW winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and sw around 2 ft at 18 seconds.

Wed night - NW winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and sw 2 to 3 ft at 18 seconds.

Thu - NW winds 5 to 10 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Mixed swell nw 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and sw 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.

Thu night - NW winds 10 to 15 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Mixed swell nw 2 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and sw 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.

Fri - NW winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Mixed swell nw 2 to 3 ft and sw 2 to 3 ft.

Sat - NW winds 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft and sw 2 to 3 ft.

PZZ500 145 Pm Pdt Mon Apr 15 2024

Synopsis for the central california coast and bays including the Monterey bay - Greater farallones - .and cordell bank national marine sanctuaries - .
high pressure will persist through much of the week, bringing largely fair weather conditions despite the presence of marine stratus. Fresh winds continue out of the nw, occasionally gusting to be strong. Gale force gusts are likely over the far northern waters Tuesday afternoon and through the late night. Moderate period northwest swell continues to move through the waters this week, though shortens in period to around 8-10 seconds near Wednesday. Light, longer period (18 seconds) southerly swell will also be present through the week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Sea Ranch, CA
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Area Discussion for - San Francisco/Monterey Bay Area, CA
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FXUS66 KMTR 152353 AFDMTR

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service San Francisco CA 453 PM PDT Mon Apr 15 2024

New AVIATION, MARINE

SYNOPSIS
Issued at 127 PM PDT Mon Apr 15 2024

Dry conditions are here to stay with a gradual warming trend through midweek, peaking on Wednesday and/or Thursday. Onshore flow increases toward the end of the week; cooling temperatures near the coast as marine stratus returns.

SHORT TERM
(This evening through Tuesday)
Issued at 127 PM PDT Mon Apr 15 2024

A gradual warming trend will kick off today with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50s near the coast and upper 60s inland. Low clouds and/or fog make a return tonight, most likely across the North Bay, with slightly warmer temperatures. Still, overnight lows will drop into the mid 40s for most locations.

By Tuesday the warming trend will continue with afternoon highs expected to range from the 60s to lower 70s near the coast with mid- to-upper 70s inland. Dry conditions will also continue throughout the forecast period.

LONG TERM
(Tuesday night through Sunday)
Issued at 216 AM PDT Mon Apr 15 2024

Looking ahead to mid-week, warmer, drier weather reigns as ridging builds in from the west. A warming trend will begin mid-week with Wednesday and Thursday looking to be the warmest days. Inland highs will reach the mid to upper 70's and a few locations may reach the low 80's. Moving into Friday temperatures will cool down slightly to the upper 60's to mid 70's as upper level ridging becomes more zonal and allows for increased onshore flow.

High pressure will keep precipitation pushed northward of the Bay Area with the CPC highlighting below average precipitation for next 6-10 days. Ensemble guidance indicates that unsettled weather may return towards the end of April but as of now confidence remains low.

AVIATION
(00Z TAFS)
Issued at 416 PM PDT Mon Apr 15 2024

VFR conditions prevailing this afternoon, fairly decent drying and mixing are also taking place over the coastal waters keeping areal low cloud coverage at a minimum. Low clouds over land will dissipate after sunset, low clouds /MVFR-IFR/ redeveloping over the coastal waters under nocturnal cooling. Patchy fog /LIFR/ also developing late tonight and Tuesday morning due to nocturnal cooling and light mixing winds.

Vicinity of SFO...VFR. West wind 15 to 20 knots during the evening, easing to light wind late tonight and Tuesday morning. West wind near 15 knots resuming Tuesday afternoon and evening.

SFO Bridge Approach...Similar to SFO.

Monterey Bay Terminals...VFR. West to northwest winds 10 to 15 knots this evening, decreasing and becoming light southeast winds late tonight and Tuesday morning. West to northwest winds 10 to 15 knots Tuesday afternoon.

MARINE
(Tonight through next Saturday)
Issued at 453 PM PDT Mon Apr 15 2024

High pressure will persist through much of the week, bringing largely fair weather conditions despite the presence of marine stratus. Fresh winds continue out of the NW, occasionally gusting to be strong. Gale force gusts are likely over the far northern waters Tuesday afternoon and through the late night. Moderate period northwest swell continues to move through the waters this week, though shortens in period to around 8-10 seconds near Wednesday. Light, longer period (18 seconds) southerly swell will also be present through the week.

MTR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
CA...None.
PZ...Small Craft Advisory until 3 AM PDT Tuesday for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 0-10 nm-Pt Pinos to Pt Piedras Blancas 0-10 nm.

Small Craft Advisory from 3 PM Tuesday to 3 AM PDT Wednesday for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 0-10 nm-Pt Pinos to Pt Piedras Blancas 0-10 nm.

Small Craft Advisory until 3 PM PDT Tuesday for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 10-60 NM.

Gale Warning from 3 PM Tuesday to 3 AM PDT Wednesday for Pt Arena to Pt Reyes 10-60 NM.

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




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
ANVC1 - 9416841 - Arena Cove, CA 14 mi46 min WNW 7G13 55°F 52°F30.20
46013 - Bodega Bay - 48NM North Northwest of San Francisco, CA 38 mi34 min NW 16G19 53°F 30.1850°F
46014 - PT ARENA - 19NM North of Point Arena, CA 40 mi34 min NNW 21G27 52°F 53°F30.2047°F


Wind History for Arena Cove, CA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KUKI31 sm38 minN 0610 smClear72°F46°F41%30.13
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Tide / Current for Arena Cove, California
   
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Arena Cove
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Mon -- 02:51 AM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 04:18 AM PDT     5.03 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:37 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 12:02 PM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 12:06 PM PDT     -0.14 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 12:14 PM PDT     First Quarter
Mon -- 07:36 PM PDT     4.09 feet High Tide
Mon -- 07:52 PM PDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Arena Cove, California, Tide feet
12
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3.5
1
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3.9
2
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4.3
3
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4.8
4
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5
5
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4.9
6
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4.5
7
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3.8
8
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2.8
9
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1.7
10
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0.8
11
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0.1
12
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-0.1
1
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0
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0.6
3
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1.4
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2.3
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3.1
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3.7
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4
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4.1
9
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3.9
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3.6
11
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3.3



Tide / Current for Point Arena, California Current
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Point Arena
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Mon -- 12:20 AM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 02:49 AM PDT     0.37 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 02:51 AM PDT     Moonset
Mon -- 05:24 AM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 06:37 AM PDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:53 AM PDT     -0.99 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 12:02 PM PDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 12:14 PM PDT     First Quarter
Mon -- 01:17 PM PDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 04:45 PM PDT     0.82 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 07:52 PM PDT     Sunset
Mon -- 07:57 PM PDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 11:09 PM PDT     -0.36 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Point Arena, California Current, knots
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0.3
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0.1
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-0.2
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-0.6
8
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-0.9
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-1
10
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-0.9
11
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-0.8
12
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-0.5
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-0.1
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0.6
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0.8
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0.8
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0.7
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0.4
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-0
9
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-0.3
11
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-0.4




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