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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

PZZ500-222200-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. STRONGEST
WINDS EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS. A MODERATE PERIOD
SOUTHERLY SWELL...GENERATED BY TROPICAL STORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE
REGION AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-222200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ571-222200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND
S 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-222200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-222200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-222200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-222200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 02:45 PM
THIS AFTERNOON AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 02:54 AM SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-222200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-222200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-222200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATER
THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.


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PZZ531-222200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATER
THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON AND TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

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PZZ535-222200-
MONTEREY BAY-
250 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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