Bodega Buoy (30 minutes ago): Swell is 8.9' @ 10 from the WNW (302) Wind is ENE (60) 13.6 gusting to 19.4 Water temp is 52.0 degrees Average wave period (APD) is 7.3 secs Point Arena Buoy (0 minutes ago): Swell is 10.5' @ 10 from the NNW (328) Wind is WSW (250) 3.9 gusting to 5.8 Water temp is 50.5 degrees Average wave period (APD) is 8.2 secsCalifornia Buoy (0 minutes ago): Swell is 16.7' @ 12 from the NW (314) Wind is NNW (330) 23.3 gusting to 29.2 Water temp is 56.1 degrees Average wave period (APD) is 7.8 secs (12 to 15 hours away)Ocean Station Papa Buoy offline (24) (Way the hell out there, up by the Aleutians) SE Papa Buoy (30 minutes ago): Swell is 6.9' @ 9 from the WNW (303) Wind is SW (220) 11.7 gusting to 21.4 Average wave period (APD) is 6.4 secs (32 hours away for a 14 second swell from 290 degrees, 27 hours for 17 secs, 23 hours for 20 secs) Point Reyes Buoy offline (54) Cape Mendocino Buoy offline (54) SF Buoy (30 minutes ago): Swell is 8.2' @ 11 from the W (264) Wind is E (90) 15.6 gusting to 19.4 Water temp is 52.0 degrees Average wave period (APD) is 6.8 secs HMB Buoy offline (10) PG&E Weather Stations: Lawsons (22 mins old): 6.1 to 7.8 knots Ocean Roar (22 mins old): 4.3 to 8.7 knots Above Laird's Landing (22 mins old): 6.1 to 8.7 knots Estero Americano (22 mins old): 7.8 to 14.8 knots Abbot's: data unavailable Point Arena (22 mins old): 2.6 to 4.3 knots Lawsons Landing (0 minutes ago): Air temp is 47.7 degrees Wind is 7.0 to 9.6 knots NE (38) (charts) BOON Sensor (10 minutes ago): Air temp is 47.9 degrees Water temp is 51.3 degrees Wind is 5.1 to 6.6 knots from the NNE (29) (chart) Rainfall last 24 hours: 1.0 inches (chart)
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PZZ500-222230- 247 AM PDT Wed Mar 22 2023 .Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries... The surface low is weakening. Winds will weaken through Wednesday. Northwesterly winds build mid to late week, with a mainly dry cold front rapidly approaching and passing across the coastal waters late Thursday and Thursday night. A moderate northwest swell moves in over the weekend. $$
Today: ENE wind 7 to 11 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A chance of rain, mainly before 11am. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Tonight: NW wind 14 to 17 kt. Partly cloudy. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday: NW wind 13 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night: NW wind around 16 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Increasing clouds. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Friday: NNW wind 12 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Partly sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Friday Night: NW wind 16 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 33 kt. Partly cloudy. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday: NNW wind 14 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night: NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly clear. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday: NNW wind 10 to 12 kt, with gusts as high as 19 kt. Sunny. . Wind waves 1 ft or less.
5am: 10 to 19 mph from E
6am: 10 to 18 mph from ENE
7am: 9 to 18 mph from ENE
8am: 9 to 17 mph from ENE
9am: 9 to 15 mph from ENE
10am: 8 to 13 mph from ENE
11am: 8 to 10 mph from ENE
12pm: 7 to 10 mph from NE
1pm: 6 to 9 mph from NNE
2pm: 5 to 8 mph from N
3pm: 5 to 10 mph from NNW
4pm: 7 to 12 mph from NW
5pm: 9 to 14 mph from NW
6pm: 8 to 15 mph from NW
7pm: 8 to 16 mph from WNW
8pm: 8 to 17 mph from WNW
9pm: 8 to 18 mph from WNW
10pm: 9 to 19 mph from NW
11pm: 9 to 20 mph from NW
12am: 10 to 21 mph from NW
1am: 10 to 22 mph from NW
2am: 10 to 22 mph from NW
3am: 10 to 22 mph from NW
4am: 10 to 22 mph from NW
Other useful links:
Magic Seaweed Salmon Creek forecast
WindAlert wind forecast (same as iKitesurf I think)
Windy Dillon Beach forecast
PG&E Weather Stations
Magic Seaweed North Pacific
My buoy map
nullschool's snazzy wind overview
iKitesurf.com wind forecast for Dillon Beach
Hourly weather Point Reyes
My CDIP buoy data archive (archive of CDIP buoy data starting October 11, 2016)
CDIP Swell Forecast (click "forcast" at top right)
Tide prediction compared to actual tides
CDIP Buoy Summaries (SF Buoy)
17ft.com Buoy Summaries
Tempbreak.com water temp graph
Point Reyes wind station
Fort Funston Wind Data
Weatherbug: satellite, doppler radar
Ocean Beach cam 2:
Latest image from the Bodega BOON sensor:
Latest from Lawson's Landing:
Cam at Lawsons Landing
Let me know anything else that would be handy to have here.
This report was generated by the boys in the basement in 1.56 seconds, based on data that's 140 seconds old (2.3 minutes). Because we're cool like that.