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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

PZZ500-050445-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

MAINLY LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE WINDS AND CALM SEAS ARE FORECAST
THROUGH TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE NORTHERN SAN
FRANCISCO BAY IN THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE GOLDEN GATE
BRIDGE AND ANGEL ISLAND. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AND SHIFT
TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDWEEK.

$$

PZZ570-050445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-050445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-050445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-050445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-050445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-050445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 07:29 PM
TUESDAY AND 1.9 KNOTS AT 07:54 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-050445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-050445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-050445-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-050445-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-050445-
MONTEREY BAY-
227 PM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT AT
8 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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