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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-300345-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY AND INTO MUCH OF NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS
OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY
STEEP FRESH SWELLS AND SHORT PERIOD SEAS.

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PZZ570-300345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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PZZ571-300345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.

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PZZ575-300345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...BECOMING 11 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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PZZ576-300345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. LOCAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KT SOUTH OF PT SUR. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 12
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. LOCAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 40 KT
SOUTH OF PT SUR. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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PZZ540-300345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

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PZZ545-300345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7
TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 12:28
PM SUNDAY AND 1.4 KNOTS AT 01:24 AM MONDAY.

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PZZ560-300345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

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PZZ565-300345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7
TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10
FT.

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PZZ530-300345-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT.

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PZZ531-300345-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT.

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PZZ535-300345-
MONTEREY BAY-
840 AM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...INCREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT...BECOMING W 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT.

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