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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

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

PZZ500-241030-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

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

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW OVER THE BAY AREA TONIGHT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST
FROM TUESDAY THROUGH MID-WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN
PACIFIC WILL BUILD OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA MID TO LATE WEEK AND
RESULT IN INCREASED NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS.

$$

PZZ570-241030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.


$$

PZZ571-241030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.


$$

PZZ575-241030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.


$$

PZZ576-241030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.


$$

PZZ540-241030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-241030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 8 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 8 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 3.6 KNOTS AT 06:01 AM TUESDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 07:37 PM
TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-241030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ565-241030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-241030-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT UNTIL AROUND
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-241030-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-241030-
MONTEREY BAY-
913 PM PDT MON MAY 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3
FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3
FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT.

$$


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