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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

PZZ500-061015-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OVER NEVADA WILL MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS
TO THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF PT REYES AND LIGHT SOUTH WINDS
ELSEWHERE THROUGH FRIDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW OFF THE CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA COAST WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ON FRIDAY.
THIS WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY.


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PZZ570-061015-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ571-061015-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

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PZZ575-061015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

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PZZ576-061015-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT.

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PZZ540-061015-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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PZZ545-061015-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10
SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 4.4 KNOTS AT 04:13 AM FRIDAY AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 05:01
PM FRIDAY.

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PZZ560-061015-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ565-061015-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ530-061015-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ531-061015-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ535-061015-
MONTEREY BAY-
914 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF HOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.


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