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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

PZZ500-232315-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH OUR REGION LATER TODAY
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS. THE LOW WILL
THEN REACH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LATER TUESDAY. LARGE WESTERLY SWELL
WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ570-232315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
19 TO 21 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 14 TO 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 16
FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-232315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
18 TO 20 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ575-232315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
17 TO 19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ576-232315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
17 TO 19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 17 TO 20 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
12 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-232315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-232315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
15 TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT AT 14
SECONDS...INCREASING TO 14 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS TONIGHT.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. BREAKERS
TO 20 FT POSSIBLE DURING MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT
01:00 PM MONDAY AND 0.5 KNOTS AT 01:42 AM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-232315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 3
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 15 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ565-232315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 16 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 16 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ530-232315-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-232315-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-232315-
MONTEREY BAY-
841 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HEAVY SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

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