Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

PZZ500-080545-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING SOUTH TO
SOUTHEAST WINDS ACROSS THE WATERS WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS OVER
THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS TONIGHT. WINDS WEAKEN AND VEER WEST
ON THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ570-080545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 9 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-080545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 5 TO 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-080545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-080545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-080545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-080545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 12
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY AT 12
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 10:19 PM WEDNESDAY
AND 2.4 KNOTS AT 11:37 AM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-080545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-080545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-080545-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-080545-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-080545-
MONTEREY BAY-
220 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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