MONTEREY BAY MARINE FORECAST

on Monday, 25 March 2019.

 Note: Southerly winds and rain will continue through the morning hours ahead of a low pressure system and cold front. Gusty winds can be expected ahead of the front. Winds will then gradually become westerly in the wake of the frontal passage. After a brief break, expect winds to increase again Tuesday night. Moderate west to northwest swell will continue through the week.

* * * SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY * * *

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect from 9 AM through 4 PM Monday.
SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Mixed swell...W 4 to 7 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.

* * * SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY * * *

Monday, 25th March 2019
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SSW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after 11am, low 49, high 61.
Mixed swell...W 4 to 7 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 16 seconds.
Wind waves 2 ft or less becoming 2 to 4 ft.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Overhead high sets with occasional double overhead high sets. Sideshore current/choppy conditions in the morning. Choppy conditions in the afternoon.
Wave faces 6 - 8+ ft in the morning, 6 - 10 ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • High - 2:01am @ 5.3 ft
      • Low - 9:05am @ 0.2 ft
      • High - 3:27pm @ 3.6 ft
      • Low - 8:31pm @ 2.2 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.
Tuesday, 26th March 2019
SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW in the morning.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, low 52, high 62.
Mixed swell...W 4 to 7 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 ft at 15 seconds.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Well overhead high sets. Light sideshore texture conditions in the morning. Choppy/sideshore current conditions in the afternoon.
Wave faces 6 - 9 ft in the morning, 6 - 8+ ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • High - 2:48am @ 5.0 ft
      • Low - 10:14am @ 0.2 ft
      • High - 5:10pm @ 3.4 ft
      • Low - 9:30pm @ 2.6 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.
Wednesday, 27th March 2019
S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming W in the afternoon with gusts to 30 kt.
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, low 53, high 59.
Mixed swell...W 3 to 6 ft at 13 seconds and SSW 1 to 2 ft at 17 seconds.
Wind waves 2 ft or less becoming 3 to 5 ft.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Chest to head high sets in the morning with occasional slightly overhead high sets. The surf builds in the afternoon with 1-3' overhead high sets. Choppy/disorganized conditions in the morning. Choppy conditions in the afternoon.
Wave faces 4 - 6+ ft in the morning, 5 - 8 ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • High - 3:44am @ 4.8 ft
      • Low - 11:27am @ 0.3 ft
      • High - 6:46pm @ 3.5 ft
      • Low - 10:53pm @ 2.9 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.
Thursday, 28th March 2019
SW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the morning.
Mostly sunny with a chance of showers, low 50, high 58.
Mixed swell...W 4 to 6 ft and SW 1 ft.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Head high sets with occasional 1-3' overhead high sets. Fairly clean conditions in the morning. Semi-choppy conditions in the afternoon.
Wave faces 5 - 8 ft in the morning, 4 - 7 ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • High - 4:51am @ 4.5 ft
      • Low - 12:37pm @ 0.2 ft
      • High - 7:57pm @ 3.7 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.
Friday, 29th March 2019
NW wind 5 to 15 kt.
Sunny, low 48, high 60.
Mixed swell...W 3 to 5 ft and SW 1 to 3 ft.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.

Surf (Del Monte Beach):
Chest to shoulder high sets in the morning with occasional head high sets. The surf builds in the afternoon with 1-2' overhead high sets. Fairly clean conditions in the morning. Semi-choppy conditions in the afternoon.
Wave faces 4 - 5 ft in the morning, 4 - 7 ft in the afternoon.

MONTEREY BAY TIDE INFO: TIMES ARE APPROX

      • Low - 12:24am @ 2.9 ft
      • High - 6:04am @ 4.5 ft
      • Low - 1:36pm @ 0.2 ft
      • High - 8:44pm @ 3.8 ft
      Inner bay mean water temperature is expected to be in the mid to high 50's throughout the week.