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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

PZZ500-182300-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST THROUGH FRIDAY. HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AS A LONG PERIOD NORTHWESTERLY SWELL IMPACTS THE COASTAL WATERS.
THE LARGEST SWELL WILL BE NORTH OF PIGEON POINT AND OVER THE OUTER
WATERS. THE LARGE SWELL WILL DECREASE OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-182300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 16 TO 19 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ571-182300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ575-182300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
15 TO 18 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ576-182300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 15 TO 18 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-182300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.  W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 13 TO 16 FT
AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

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PZZ545-182300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 12:36 PM
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND 1 KNOT AT 1:10 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-182300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.


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PZZ565-182300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ530-182300-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-182300-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN AND MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-182300-
MONTEREY BAY-
902 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

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