San Rafael Bay

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San Rafael Bay. Areas shown include the San Rafael rock quarry, Peacock Gap Golf and Country Club (right center), China Camp State Park (right rear) on Point San Pedro, along with the city of San Rafael (behind the point), and Marin Islands (left rear).

Coordinates: 37°57′50″N 122°28′39″W / 37.96389°N 122.47750°W / 37.96389; -122.477501

San Rafael Bay is an embayment of San Pablo Bay, the northern portion of the larger San Francisco Bay, on the west coast of the United States.2

The bay is located along the Marin County coast in county waters adjacent to the city of the same name.2 The embayment hosts the Marin Islands and the San Rafael Creek estuary; the river drains into the bay.2