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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

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

PZZ500-050430-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT
TO MODERATE NORTHERLY FLOW ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST. LIGHT TO
MODERATE NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL FOR MUCH OF THE FORECAST
PERIOD. A MIXED SWELL WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS AS WELL.


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PZZ570-050430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 3 FT
AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ571-050430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ575-050430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ576-050430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE NW 3 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ540-050430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. S SWELL
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ545-050430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 03:10 PM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 03:41 AM THURSDAY.

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PZZ560-050430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ565-050430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ530-050430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT.

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PZZ531-050430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 KT.

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PZZ535-050430-
MONTEREY BAY-
830 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

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