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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

PZZ500-220530-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST BEHIND A DEPARTING
STORM SYSTEM. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL WITH A MODERATE
PERIOD AND SWELL THROUGH THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL
LINGERING THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING
MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK WITH A
MODERATE WESTERLY SWELL. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES BY THE
WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-220530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 11 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT...
INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-220530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-220530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-220530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-220530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ545-220530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT AT 12
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 0.5 KNOTS AT 01:12 AM WEDNESDAY AND 1.5 KNOTS AT
12:48 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-220530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-220530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-220530-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-220530-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-220530-
MONTEREY BAY-
217 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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