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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

PZZ500-041615-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MAINTAIN NORTHERLY WINDS
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MID TO LATE WEEK. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS
WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF POINT REYES...ESPECIALLY THE OUTER WATERS.
SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO BE MODERATE AND GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH
THE WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-041615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL N 2 TO
4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ571-041615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...N 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
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT...
BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-041615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ576-041615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-041615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-041615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 03:00 AM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 03:10 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-041615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-041615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW.

$$

PZZ530-041615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-041615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-041615-
MONTEREY BAY-
810 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS
THAN 2 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.

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