Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 4:21 AM PST on December 19, 2014

...High surf advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 3 PM PST Saturday...

* waves and surf...northwest swell of 15 to 18 feet with a period of 18 seconds. Occasional breakers over 20 feet will be possible.

* Timing...Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon.

* Impacts...large breaking waves along the coast will likely produce hazardous conditions on the beach and surf zone... especially northwest facing beaches. There will also be an increased likelihood for dangerous rip currents and beach erosion.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

It is extremely dangerous to fish or observe waves from exposed coastal structures or rocks during high surf conditions. Very large waves can suddenly sweep across previously dry areas. Swimming or surfing in these waves may be dangerous for anyone.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:43 PM PST on December 19, 2014

...Latest unofficial rainfall reports since midnight...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

...California...

...Alameda... 2 N Piedmont 0.46 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.86n/122.23w 2 se Piedmont 0.46 in 1225 PM 12/19 37.80n/122.20w Oakland N RAWS 0.45 in 1133 am 12/19 37.87n/122.22w 3 N Piedmont 0.45 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.86n/122.23w 2 SW Piedmont 0.39 in 1224 PM 12/19 37.80n/122.25w Berkeley 0.39 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.86n/122.30w 4 W Oakland 0.37 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.78n/122.30w 1 WNW Piedmont 0.35 in 1229 PM 12/19 37.83n/122.25w 2 NNW Piedmont 0.34 in 1234 PM 12/19 37.86n/122.24w 2 NE Oakland 0.33 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.80n/122.20w Oakland museum 0.31 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.80n/122.26w Oakland fire station 0.28 in 1234 PM 12/19 37.80n/122.19w 4 WSW Piedmont 0.25 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.80n/122.30w 3 E Oakland 0.25 in 1221 PM 12/19 37.77n/122.16w Oakland S RAWS 0.23 in 1133 am 12/19 37.79n/122.14w 3 E Oakland 0.21 in 1230 PM 12/19 37.77n/122.16w Castro Valley/Bellingham dri 0.12 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.73n/122.06w Oakland Airport 0.10 in 1153 am 12/19 37.72n/122.22w Castro Valley/Arcadian rsvr 0.08 in 1209 PM 12/19 37.72n/122.10w 1 WNW Hayward 0.06 in 1228 PM 12/19 37.64n/122.12w 3 N Milpitas 0.06 in 1236 PM 12/19 37.48n/121.90w 1 WNW Hayward 0.06 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.64n/122.13w Fremont 0.05 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.53n/121.98w

...Contra Costa... Richmond City Hall 0.54 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.94n/122.34w los medonos 0.42 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.00n/121.86w 1 NW Orinda 0.42 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.90n/122.20w 2 WNW Moraga Town 0.42 in 1127 am 12/19 37.85n/122.16w 1 SSW East Richmond heigts 0.37 in 1225 PM 12/19 37.94n/122.31w Kensington 0.33 in 1234 PM 12/19 37.92n/122.29w Orinda fire station 0.32 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.90n/122.17w El Cerrito 0.31 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.93n/122.31w Cummings peak 0.30 in 1100 am 12/19 38.03n/122.20w Rocky Ridge 0.29 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.82n/122.06w St. Marys College 0.29 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.84n/122.11w ironhouse sanitary district 0.28 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.00n/121.71w 1 NNE Pittsburg 0.28 in 1225 PM 12/19 38.03n/121.88w Bethel Island fire sta. 0.27 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.02n/121.64w 1 ESE El Sobrante 0.26 in 1228 PM 12/19 37.97n/122.26w 3 E Moraga Town 0.25 in 1228 PM 12/19 37.83n/122.07w 2 NE El Sobrante 0.24 in 1233 PM 12/19 38.00n/122.27w briones RAWS 0.23 in 1228 PM 12/19 37.93n/122.12w Lafayette 0.22 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.90n/122.12w 3 ENE Walnut Creek 0.21 in 1217 PM 12/19 37.93n/122.00w Concord Buchanan Field 0.20 in 1153 am 12/19 37.99n/122.06w flood control hq 0.20 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.99n/122.09w Marsh Creek fire station 0.17 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.90n/121.86w Rossmoor 0.17 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.87n/122.06w 1 WSW Alamo 0.16 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.84n/122.03w 3 S Richmond 0.15 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.91n/122.35w Vine Hill 0.14 in 1234 PM 12/19 38.01n/122.09w 1 SW Concord 0.14 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.96n/122.01w Ygnacio Valley fire 0.13 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.94n/122.03w Black Diamond RAWS 0.12 in 1228 PM 12/19 37.95n/121.88w 2 WNW Walnut Creek 0.11 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.92n/122.07w Danville Library 0.10 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.87n/122.06w 2 W Brentwood 0.10 in 1207 PM 12/19 37.94n/121.75w Walnut Creek 0.10 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.89n/122.04w 1 SSW Danville 0.10 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.79n/121.98w 1 W Brentwood 0.10 in 1215 PM 12/19 37.93n/121.72w

...Marin... Middle Peak RAWS 3.78 in 1136 am 12/19 37.93n/122.59w barnaby RAWS 2.77 in 1228 PM 12/19 38.03n/122.70w Woodacre RAWS 2.40 in 1151 am 12/19 37.99n/122.64w Olema valley RAWS 1.45 in 1213 PM 12/19 38.04n/122.80w Big Rock RAWS 1.34 in 1133 am 12/19 38.04n/122.57w 1 NW Mill Valley 1.19 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.91n/122.55w Point Reyes fire station 1.14 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.07n/122.81w Arroyo Corte Madera creek 1.10 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.90n/122.53w 1 SW Novato 1.10 in 1227 PM 12/19 38.08n/122.57w San Rafael 1.08 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.00n/122.53w

...Marine reporting stations... San Leandro Marina 0.08 in 1208 PM 12/19 37.70n/122.19w

...Monterey... Three Peaks 14 NW Hearst cas 0.12 in 1232 PM 12/19 35.85n/121.32w 13 S Carmel Valley vill 0.08 in 1200 PM 12/19 36.30n/121.71w Anderson Peak 21 SSE Carmel 0.08 in 1227 PM 12/19 36.19n/121.64w 6 SW Carmel Valley vill 0.07 in 0825 am 12/19 36.41n/121.79w Highlands peak 0.04 in 1140 am 12/19 36.07n/121.56w Chews Ridge 14 se Carmel Vly 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 36.31n/121.57w Chalk Peak 22 SW King City 0.04 in 1112 am 12/19 35.99n/121.43w Black Cone 18 SSE Carmel Vly 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 36.24n/121.60w 6 ENE Carmel Valley vill 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 36.55n/121.63w 12 SSW Carmel Valley vill 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 36.32n/121.81w Mining Ridge 24 SW greenfiel 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 36.05n/121.52w 6 SSE San Juan Bautista 0.03 in 1200 PM 12/19 36.76n/121.49w

...Napa... Mt veeder 1.81 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.36n/122.42w redwood@mt veeder 1.38 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.33n/122.37w Angwin 1.24 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.57n/122.43w Mt.Saint Helena 1.06 in 0832 am 12/19 38.66n/122.61w Hopper ck @ Hwy 29 0.99 in 1232 PM 12/19 38.41n/122.37w St Helena @ Sulphur ck 0.90 in 0811 am 12/19 38.49n/122.48w 2 se Angwin 0.86 in 1232 PM 12/19 38.56n/122.42w 6 ENE Yountville 0.84 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.43n/122.25w Mt. George 0.83 in 1208 PM 12/19 38.34n/122.20w 2 NNW Napa 0.81 in 1236 PM 12/19 38.33n/122.32w Conn dam spillway 0.75 in 1150 am 12/19 38.49n/122.38w Napa County Airport 0.66 in 1154 am 12/19 38.21n/122.28w

...San Benito... Pinnacles RAWS 0.01 in 1137 am 12/19 36.47n/121.15w 6 N Hollister 0.01 in 1221 PM 12/19 36.95n/121.41w

...San Francisco... farallon island 0.69 in 1215 PM 12/19 37.70n/123.00w 1 SW San Francisco 0.54 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.76n/122.43w San Francisco downtown 0.47 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.77n/122.43w 2 SSW San Francisco 0.47 in 1231 PM 12/19 37.74n/122.43w Ocean Beach 0.42 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.77n/122.51w 2 NNE San Francisco 0.39 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.80n/122.41w 3 WSW San Francisco 0.38 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.75n/122.47w 3 N Broadmoor 0.30 in 1226 PM 12/19 37.74n/122.47w

...San Mateo... Spring Valley RAWS 0.77 in 1218 PM 12/19 37.56n/122.44w 6 WSW Woodside 0.31 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.39n/122.37w 3 SSE Portola Valley 0.28 in 1228 PM 12/19 37.32n/122.20w 4 SW Portola Valley 0.24 in 1218 PM 12/19 37.32n/122.26w La Honda RAWS 0.24 in 1207 PM 12/19 37.31n/122.26w 1 W El Granada 0.23 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.51n/122.49w 8 WSW Woodside 0.17 in 1230 PM 12/19 37.37n/122.39w 5 SW Portola Valley 0.15 in 1225 PM 12/19 37.32n/122.27w 1 se Woodside 0.14 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.41n/122.24w San Francisco Airport 0.12 in 1156 am 12/19 37.66n/122.44w 1 WNW Emerald Lake hills 0.11 in 1218 PM 12/19 37.47n/122.30w 1 WSW San Mateo 0.11 in 1232 PM 12/19 37.55n/122.33w 2 SW Colma 0.10 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.65n/122.47w

...Santa Clara... 1 WSW Lexington hills 0.13 in 1230 PM 12/19 37.16n/121.99w Mt. Umunhum 0.12 in 1238 PM 12/19 37.16n/121.90w 3 SSE Lexington hills 0.11 in 1222 PM 12/19 37.13n/121.95w 1 ESE Portola Valley 0.10 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.36n/122.19w 2 SW Saratoga 0.09 in 1230 PM 12/19 37.24n/122.04w 1 W Los Altos Hills 0.06 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.37n/122.17w 3 E Santa Clara 0.05 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.36n/121.91w 2 SSE East Palo Alto 0.05 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.44n/122.12w 3 WSW Cupertino 0.05 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.30n/122.10w 1 W Los Altos Hills 0.04 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.37n/122.17w Mt. Hamilton alert #1512 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.35n/121.63w Palo Alto 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.44n/122.11w penitencia water treatment 0.04 in 1225 PM 12/19 37.40n/121.83w Stevens Creek 0.04 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.30n/122.09w Mt.View corp. Yard 0.04 in 1136 am 12/19 37.40n/122.05w Guadalupe watershed 0.04 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.19n/121.89w Loma Prieta 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.11n/121.84w Uvas Canyon County park 0.04 in 1103 am 12/19 37.09n/121.80w Cow Ridge 0.04 in 1115 am 12/19 37.26n/121.65w Castro Valley Road 0.04 in 0928 am 12/19 36.96n/121.60w 1 ESE East Palo Alto 0.04 in 1235 PM 12/19 37.46n/122.11w Stanford 0.04 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.42n/122.16w Coe Park 0.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 37.18n/121.54w Poverty Ridge RAWS 0.03 in 1219 PM 12/19 37.44n/121.77

...Santa Cruz... Scott Creek 0.91 in 1212 PM 12/19 37.16n/122.20w 1 W Boulder Creek 0.90 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.14n/122.15w Davenport alert #1981 0.67 in 1234 PM 12/19 37.02n/122.19w Ben Lomond Mountain (raws) 0.62 in 1150 am 12/19 37.13n/122.17w 1 se Boulder Creek 0.57 in 1226 PM 12/19 37.13n/122.12w Boulder Creek 0.48 in 1230 PM 12/19 37.14n/122.13w 1 WNW Ben Lomond 0.48 in 1230 PM 12/19 37.12n/122.10w Ben Lomond landfill 0.39 in 1234 PM 12/19 37.09n/122.08w Felton 0.25 in 1224 PM 12/19 37.04n/122.08w las Cumbres peak 0.24 in 1224 PM 12/19 37.21n/122.06w 1 NW Live Oak 0.19 in 1229 PM 12/19 37.00n/122.00w 3 NW Scotts Valley 0.14 in 1223 PM 12/19 37.09n/122.03w 1 SW Scotts Valley 0.10 in 1217 PM 12/19 37.04n/122.02w 1 ENE Santa Cruz 0.10 in 1233 PM 12/19 36.98n/122.02w 5 NW Day Valley 0.08 in 1234 PM 12/19 37.10n/121.90w Eureka Canyon 0.08 in 0954 am 12/19 37.04n/121.80w 3 E Scotts Valley 0.07 in 1039 am 12/19 37.05n/121.95w 1 N Live Oak 0.06 in 1233 PM 12/19 37.00n/121.98w 4 SSE Lexington hills 0.05 in 1228 PM 12/19 37.10n/121.95w

...Sonoma... 1 NNE Guerneville 1.53 in 1228 PM 12/19 38.53n/122.98w Venado 7 NNW Guerneville 1.48 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.61n/123.02w 3 WNW Guerneville 1.43 in 1233 PM 12/19 38.52n/123.05w Willow Brook ck precip 1.34 in 0852 am 12/19 38.32n/122.61w Hawkeye RAWS 1.26 in 1156 am 12/19 38.74n/122.84w 3 WNW Monte Rio 1.14 in 1226 PM 12/19 38.49n/123.06w 2 W occidental 1.13 in 1232 PM 12/19 38.39n/122.97w 4 W Saint Helena 1.04 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.51n/122.55w Lake Sonoma Recreation Area 0.99 in 1230 PM 12/19 38.72n/123.00w Guerneville 0.98 in 1233 PM 12/19 38.51n/123.00w Monte Rio 0.98 in 1227 PM 12/19 38.47n/123.01w 2 SW Graton 0.92 in 1226 PM 12/19 38.42n/122.89w 3 E Santa Rosa 0.89 in 1233 PM 12/19 38.46n/122.63w 2 W Graton 0.89 in 1233 PM 12/19 38.43n/122.90w 1 N Guerneville 0.83 in 1232 PM 12/19 38.52n/122.98w Petaluma @ Corona Rd 0.79 in 1200 PM 12/19 38.26n/122.66w Santa Rosa Sonoma co ap 0.78 in 1153 am 12/19 38.50n/122.81w Graton 0.77 in 1230 PM 12/19 38.44n/122.87w 4 E Healdsburg 0.77 in 1230 PM 12/19 38.61n/122.77w 3 ENE Santa Rosa 0.77 in 1225 PM 12/19 38.48n/122.64w middle Two Rock Road 0.74 in 0930 am 12/19 38.24n/122.71w 3 NW Roseland 0.70 in 1227 PM 12/19 38.45n/122.76w 2 SW south Santa Rosa 0.70 in 1229 PM 12/19 38.38n/122.75w Santa Rosa RAWS 0.67 in 1229 PM 12/19 38.48n/122.71w Wilson street 0.67 in 1032 am 12/19 38.24n/122.63w 3 WNW Roseland 0.65 in 1227 PM 12/19 38.44n/122.77w 1 ESE Santa Rosa 0.63 in 1229 PM 12/19 38.44n/122.69w 3 NW Petaluma 0.63 in 1229 PM 12/19 38.27n/122.66w Petaluma @ d street bridge 0.63 in 1030 am 12/19 38.23n/122.63w 5 ENE larkfield-wikiup 0.62 in 1231 PM 12/19 38.56n/122.68w 5 NE larkfield-wikiup 0.60 in 1229 PM 12/19 38.57n/122.69w Bodega Bay 0.58 in 1105 am 12/19 38.31n/123.05w 4 ENE larkfield-wikiup 0.51 in 0907 am 12/19 38.53n/122.68w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.