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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

PZZ500-271100-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC BUILDS OVER
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN CONTINUE TO
EXTEND EASTWARD AND SOUTHWARD OVER NEVADA THIS WEEKEND. STRONGER
WINDS WILL RESULT IN STEEP WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WITH HAZARDOUS
SEA CONDITIONS POSSIBLY PERSISTING INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-271100-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8
FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ571-271100-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO
7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ575-271100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PDT THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-271100-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-271100-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-271100-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS THURSDAY.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS THURSDAY. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2 KNOTS
AT 04:06 AM THURSDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 04:48 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-271100-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PDT THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-271100-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ530-271100-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-271100-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...WITH AFTERNOON GUSTS TO 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-271100-
MONTEREY BAY-
854 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT LATE IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$


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