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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

PZZ500-312230-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AS HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS POSITIONED ALONG THE WEST COAST. A MIXED SWELL
WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COAST WITH A MODERATE SHORT PERIOD
NORTHWEST SWELL AND A LONGER PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL.

$$

PZZ570-312230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ571-312230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-312230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ576-312230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-312230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...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 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W 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 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED 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 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...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 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-312230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 18
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 18 SECONDS. LOCALLY
UP TO 8 FEET OVER THE SOUTH SHOAL. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.0
KNOTS AT 01:07 PM TUESDAY AND 3.3 KNOTS AT 01:49 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-312230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-312230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW 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 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-312230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.

$$

PZZ531-312230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.

$$

PZZ535-312230-
MONTEREY BAY-
848 AM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16
SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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