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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

PZZ500-271615-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL KEEP MODERATE TO
LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL BE OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS AND NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE.
WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATER THIS WEEK AS A MIXED SWELL MOVES
THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL ARRIVES
LATER THIS WEEK.


$$

PZZ570-271615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-271615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-271615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-271615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-271615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-271615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.8 KNOTS AT 11:13 AM WEDNESDAY AND 2.9 KNOTS AT
11:31 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-271615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-271615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-271615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-271615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-271615-
MONTEREY BAY-
225 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING...THEN
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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