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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

PZZ500-261615-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND MODERATE SEAS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
WATERS THROUGH MOST OF TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER
THE WATERS BY MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE EASTERN
PACIFIC.

$$

PZZ570-261615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-261615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-261615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8
FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-261615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-261615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING, THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ545-261615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 13
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 02:42 AM
SUNDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 02:30 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-261615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ565-261615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ530-261615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ531-261615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ535-261615-
MONTEREY BAY-
243 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$


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