Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

PZZ500-232300-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL STEADILY STRENGTHEN TODAY
RESULTING IN INCREASING WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. THESE
STRENGTHENING WINDS WILL PROMOTE DETERIORATING SEA CONDITIONS.
WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DECREASE ON MEMORIAL DAY BEFORE
INCREASING ONCE AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-232300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-232300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-232300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-232300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-232300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-232300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1 KNOT AT 9:40 PM SATURDAY
EVENING AND 1.5 KNOTS AT 8:58 AM SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-232300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-232300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-232300-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS EVENING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-232300-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-232300-
MONTEREY BAY-
916 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

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