Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

PZZ500-022330-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE WEST COAST AND LOWER PRESSURE INLAND WILL
MAINTAIN GUSTY NORTHERLY FLOW ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST TODAY.
WINDS WILL DECREASE NEAR SHORE TONIGHT BUT WILL PERSIST OVER THE
OUTER WATERS THROUGH MONDAY. A LONG PERIOD SWELL TRAIN WILL MOVE
INTO THE WATERS SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ570-022330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-022330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-022330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-022330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-022330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-022330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 12
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.4 KNOTS AT 05:25 PM FRIDAY AND
1.2 KNOTS AT 07:07 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-022330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-022330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ530-022330-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-022330-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN
EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-022330-
MONTEREY BAY-
820 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

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