Swell Matrix

Area Forecast Discussion

National Weather Service San Francisco CA

1001 am PST Fri Feb 23 2024


Issued at 927 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2024

A ridge of high pressure dominates the pattern leading to a pleasant weekend with no rain, light winds and warm afternoon temperatures. A weak system will likely bring some rain back on Monday.


(18z TAFS) Issued at 927 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2024

VFR through the TAF period with high ceilings and gentle to moderate winds. High pressure is firmly in place and favorable aviation conditions are expected to extend at least through the day Saturday.

Vicinity of SFO, VFR with gentle to moderate easterly winds. While favorable conditions are expected to persist at the terminals, easterly winds at the surface can create turbulence with the jet stream aloft.

SFO Bridge Approach, Similar to SFO.

Monterey Bay Terminals, VFR with high clouds through the TAF period. Moderate SE winds at SNS should begin to decrease this afternoon.


(today through Wednesday) Issued at 927 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2024

The final small craft advisory will expire this morning as a moderate period NW swell continues to abate. High pressure and generally favorable conditions are expected to persist through the weekend. A cold front will bring a strong NNW breeze and rough seas to the coastal waters by Monday.

Watches, Warnings, Advisories

Ca, none. Pz, none.

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