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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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

PZZ500-282230-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OFF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA COAST MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY THEN NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE BY MONDAY.
A MIXED SHORT PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL AND LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY
SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH
MONDAY.

$$

PZZ570-282230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 9 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. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-282230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 9 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. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-282230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 9 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 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-282230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-282230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2
TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-282230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET AT 14
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 AT 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 02:19 PM SUNDAY AND 2.8 KNOTS AT 02:19 AM
MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-282230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE...THEN
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ565-282230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ530-282230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-282230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-282230-
MONTEREY BAY-
833 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW
2 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT AT
9 SECONDS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 2 FT AT
8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$


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