Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

PZZ500-281800-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL
WATERS ON TUESDAY. MODERATE AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AS A STRONG SURFACE PRESSURE
GRADIENT BUILDS OVER THE REGION.

$$

PZZ570-281800-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-281800-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-281800-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-281800-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-281800-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-281800-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 03:54
AM TUESDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 04:06 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-281800-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-281800-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ530-281800-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-281800-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-281800-
MONTEREY BAY-
251 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$


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