Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

PZZ500-050430-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY
AND INTO SATURDAY. THESE WINDS MAY RESULT IN LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SQUARED SEAS FROM STEEP FRESH SWELL. WIND SPEEDS WILL THEN
GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY EARLY NEXT WEEK. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY
SWELL IS MOVING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE
HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THIS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
ALONGSHORE.

$$

PZZ570-050430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 4 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 7 TO 9 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-050430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-050430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-050430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 4 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-050430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-050430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.2 KNOTS AT 08:35 PM FRIDAY
AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 10:08 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-050430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-050430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-050430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-050430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.LABOR DAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-050430-
MONTEREY BAY-
251 PM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
20 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

$$


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