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OB/Marin -- get ready to ride!

PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:42 pm
by Bulldog
Anyone see this marine NWS forecast for the SF/Marin coastline?

Tonight
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 6 to 9 ft at 8 seconds and SW 2 ft at 14 seconds.
Wed
NW winds 20 to 30 kt with occasional gale force gusts to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wed Night
NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 to 10 ft at 8 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Thu
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to 9 ft and SW 2 ft. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 8 ft and SW 2 ft. Slight chance of rain.
Fri
NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 7 ft and SW 2 ft.

This is night and day from what Ikite is currently forecasting. Big wind and big waves = fun!

PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:09 am
by CdoG
i dont think i will have too commute..
alamedas blow n 19 right now 6:09....

SAN FRANCISCO SAN PABLO SUISUN BAY AND THE WEST DELTA- 308 AM PDT WED SEP 19 2007
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
[ .TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO [highlight=red]20 TO 30 [/highlight]KT LATER THIS MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 7:03 am
by Bulldog
It's been a while since Gale's been around, huh, Charlie?

PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:23 am
by davewsail
Today must be opening day of the fall kiteboarding season! Not quite as nice a forecast for Folsom, but still I don't have to commute either:

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south southwest wind between 15 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 19 to 22 mph decreasing to between 7 and 10 mph. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.