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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

PZZ500-252245-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

MODERATE TO GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OFF THE WEST COAST. THE STRONGER WINDS
WILL BE MAINLY OVER THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF PIGEON POINT. WINDS
WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE TUESDAY...BUT REMAIN GUSTY NORTH OF POINT
REYES.

$$

PZZ570-252245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-252245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-252245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-252245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

$$

PZZ540-252245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-252245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 2.6 KNOTS AT 08:43 AM MONDAY AND 2.6 KNOTS AT 09:31 PM
MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-252245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-252245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY
SMOKE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY
SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-252245-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-252245-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-252245-
MONTEREY BAY-
846 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

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