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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

PZZ500-111130-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE COAST WILL BRING LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS
TO THE AREA. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
THE CENTRAL WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL CAUSE A
DEFORMATION ZONE WITH NORTHEAST WINDS OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER
WATERS AND SOUTHERLY WINDS OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE COASTAL
AREAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT BACK TO THE NORTHWEST ON THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ570-111130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-111130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-111130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-111130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
$$

PZZ540-111130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-111130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 3 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.


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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 13
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WEDNESDAY AT 13
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.9 KNOTS AT 01:31 AM SUNDAY AND
4.0 KNOTS AT 01:43 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-111130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ565-111130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

$$

PZZ530-111130-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
$$

PZZ531-111130-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-111130-
MONTEREY BAY-
849 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AND SW 3 FT...DECREASING TO 3 FT AND SW 3 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT. SW
SWELL 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

$$


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