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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

PZZ500-261030-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

STRONG WINDS CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF
MONTEREY BAY THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS ALL WATERS
BEGINNING WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO THE END OF THE WEEK
AS SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENTS INCREASE.

$$

PZZ570-261030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-261030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL WEST
5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-261030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ576-261030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-261030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH
3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-261030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.8 KNOTS AT 03:24 AM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.4 KNOTS AT 03:54 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-261030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL WEST 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS
AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-261030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-261030-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-261030-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-261030-
MONTEREY BAY-
851 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$


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