Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

PZZ500-222315-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

WINDS ARE DECREASING BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT MOVED ACROSS
THE WATERS OVERNIGHT. GALE FORCE WINDS HAVE GIVEN WAY TO SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CATEGORY WINDS. COLD AND UNSTABLE AIR WILL MOVE IN
TODAY THROUGH MONDAY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.
LARGE WESTERLY SWELL WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY.


$$

PZZ570-222315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
15 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17 TO 20 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
21 TO 22 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 15 SECONDS...BECOMING NW 9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.

$$

PZZ571-222315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 16 TO 19 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
19 TO 21 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT AT 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.

$$

PZZ575-222315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 TO 17 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 16 TO 19 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
19 TO 21 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 17 TO
20 FT AT 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.

$$

PZZ576-222315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
15 TO 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
18 TO 20 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 17 TO
20 FT AT 15 SECONDS...BECOMING NW 11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 12 FT...INCREASING TO 13 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ540-222315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 17 TO
20 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ545-222315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 16 TO 19 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 18 FT AT 16 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 17 TO 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS. BREAKERS
TO 25 FT POSSIBLE DURING MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT
12:24 PM SUNDAY AND 0.4 KNOTS AT 12:36 AM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-222315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 15 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 14 TO
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
16 TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15 TO 18
FT AT 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ565-222315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 14 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
17 TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 17 TO 19
FT AT 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ530-222315-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-222315-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-222315-
MONTEREY BAY-
840 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.


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