Local Weather and Tides

Boats in the wind

There are several websites that provide up-to-the-minute weather and tide information and much more. Below is a collection of the ones we use the most.


NOAA Tide and Current Tables (San Francisco Bay)
Wharf 5 (Redwood City) Present Conditions
National Weather Service Coastal Waters Forecast (San Francisco Bay)
NOAA Real-time Tides, Winds, and Currents around the San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay Real-time Wind Streak Lines (animated)
National Weather Service – Ten Day Weather Forecast (Redwood City)
Windyty.com – animated Wind & Weather map ┬áHere’s a youtube video explaining this powerful tool
Redwood City Mud Monster – A comprehensive, illustrated guide to the waterways in and around Redwood City, including the sloughs that are impassable during certain tides.