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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

PZZ500-202200-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

MODERATE NORTHWESTERLY WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN OUTER
WATERS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT AND OVER PORTIONS OF SAN FRANCISCO
BAY DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. OTHERWISE GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS
AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE. A MODERATE PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL
MOVE INTO THE REGION LATER THIS WEEK DUE TO STORMS IN THE
TROPICAL PACIFIC.

$$

PZZ570-202200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.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.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-202200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-202200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-202200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-202200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-202200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 1:10 PM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 1:19 AM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-202200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-202200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-202200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-202200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-202200-
MONTEREY BAY-
250 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

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