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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

PZZ500-250415-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO THE EVENING AND THEN
TAPER OFF THROUGH THE NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS ALOFT.
WINDS THEN DECREASE ON SUNDAY AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT EASES. A
SMALL TO MODERATE MIXED SWELL WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-250415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-250415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-250415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-250415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-250415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND
SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-250415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...NW SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 7 SECONDS AND
SW SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 16 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...NW SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 7 SECONDS AND SW SEAS 3
FEET AT 16 SECONDS.. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 11:31 PM
SATURDAY AND 1.9 KNOTS AT 01:07 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-250415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...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 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-250415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. AREAS OF SMOKE
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-250415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-250415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-250415-
MONTEREY BAY-
207 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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