MONTEREY BAY MARINE FORECAST

on Wednesday, 08 April 2020.

 Note: Northwest winds will decrease on Wednesday as a low pressure system over Southern California moves further inland. A long period Southwest will mix with a long period West to Northwest swell through the week.

* * * BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT * * *

A Beach Hazards Statement remains in effect through 5 AM Wednesday.
A long period Southwest to West swell will continue to impact the coastline from Sonoma County through Monterey County into Wednesday morning before subsiding. Energetic swell periods will decrease to below 17 seconds by Wednesday afternoon and evening. This will generate breaking waves of 6 feet or more at favored locations, including but not limited to Ocean Beach, Montara State Beach and Marina State Beach.
Steep beaches will have a higher risk of sneaker wave activity with greater wave run-up onto beaches than normally expected.
The long-period swell will bring a heightened risk of Strong Rip Currents, Sneaker Waves and Large Shore Break. Rip Currents can form quickly and water tempuratures near the beaches will be in the high 50's, so hypothermia can set in quickly.
These conditions are especially dangerous for those fishing off rocks and jetties, beach-goers, those climbing coastal rock outcroppings. Use caution when in or near the water, never leave children unattended and NEVER TURN YOUR BACK ON THE OCEAN!

* * * BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT * * *

Wednesday, 8th April 2020
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers, low 50, high 58.
Mixed swell...W 4 ft at 9 seconds and SSW 2 to 3 ft at 18 seconds.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Waist to chest high sets in the morning. The surf builds in the afternoon with waist to shoulder high sets.
Bumpy/semi-bumpy conditions morning. Bumpy/semi-bumpy conditions for the afternoon.
Wave faces 3 - 4 ft in the morning, 3 - 4+ ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • Low - 5:24am @ -0.1 ft
      • High - 11:34am @ 4.9 ft
      • Low - 5:27pm @ 0.5 ft
      • High - 11:40pm @ 5.8 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.
Thursday, 9th April 2020
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, mainly before 11am, low 51, high 59.
Mixed swell...W 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds and SSW 2 to 3 ft at 16 seconds.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Waist to head high sets.
Choppy/disorganized conditions morning. Semi-glassy conditions for the afternoon.
Wave faces 3 - 5 ft in the morning, 3 - 5 ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • Low - 6:17am @ -0.5 ft
      • High - 12:33pm @ 4.6 ft
      • Low - 6:07pm @ 1.1 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.
Friday, 10th April 2020
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny, low 52, high 60.
Mixed swell...W 2 to 3 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Waist to stomach high sets.
Semi-glassy conditions morning. Semi-choppy conditions for the afternoon.
Wave faces 3 - 3+ ft in the morning, 3 - 3+ ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • High - 12:18am @ 5.9 ft
      • Low - 7:11am @ -0.7 ft
      • High - 1:36pm @ 4.2 ft
      • Low - 6:48pm @ 1.6 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.
Saturday, 11th April 2020
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WNW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny, low 51, high 60.
Mixed swell...W 2 to 3 ft and SSW 2 ft.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Knee to waist high sets in the morning with occasional stomach high sets. The surf builds in the afternoon with chest high sets.
Light sideshore texture conditions morning. Semi-glassy/semi-bumpy conditions for the afternoon.
Wave faces 2 - 3+ ft in the morning, 2 - 4 ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • High - 1:00am @ 5.8 ft
      • Low - 8:10am @ -0.7 ft
      • High - 2:48pm @ 3.8 ft
      • Low - 7:34pm @ 2.2 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the weekend.
Sunday, 12th April 2020
NW wind 5 to 15 kt.
Mostly sunny, low 52, high 61.
Mixed swell...NW 3 to 5 ft and S 1 to 2 ft.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Chest to shoulder high sets with occasional head high sets.
Semi-glassy/semi-bumpy conditions morning. Semi-glassy/semi-bumpy conditions for the afternoon.
Wave faces 4 - 5 ft in the morning, 4 - 5 ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • High - 1:46am @ 5.5 ft
      • Low - 9:13am @ -0.6 ft
      • High - 4:12pm @ 3.6 ft
      • Low - 8:31pm @ 2.6 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the weekend.