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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

PZZ500-260500-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND MODERATE SEAS ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT. WINDS SOUTH OF PT SUR AND OVER NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY ARE
EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN THROUGHOUT THE DAY. ON SUNDAY, WINDS OVER
THE NORTHERN WATERS WILL INCREASE AND TURN SOUTHERLY AS A WEAK
COLD FRONT APPROACHES.


$$

PZZ570-260500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ571-260500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ575-260500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...BECOMING 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ576-260500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9
FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ540-260500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ545-260500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SOUTH
3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 15
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 01:42 PM SATURDAY
AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 02:42 AM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-260500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...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 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ565-260500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ530-260500-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING,
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-260500-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-260500-
MONTEREY BAY-
223 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$


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