Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

PZZ500-140030-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
THE MONTEREY BAY...GREATER FARALLONES...AND CORDELL BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS THIS WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE
STRENGTHENS REGIONALLY. A LARGE LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TODAY THEN
GRADUALLY DIMINISH TOMORROW.

$$

PZZ570-140030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ571-140030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ575-140030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT...BECOMING 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ576-140030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-140030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ545-140030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET AT 16
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FEET AT 16 SECONDS WITH
OCCASIONAL LARGER BREAKERS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.3 KNOTS AT
08:13 PM SATURDAY AND 3.0 KNOTS AT 08:25 AM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-140030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ565-140030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-140030-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN...
THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ531-140030-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ535-140030-
MONTEREY BAY-
830 AM PST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.

$$


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