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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

PZZ500-031045-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THURSDAY THEN MOVE INLAND OVER
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FRIDAY. THIS WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE INLAND WILL ALLOW
NORTHWEST WINDS TO INCREASE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.


$$

PZZ570-031045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 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 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ571-031045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 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 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ575-031045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-031045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-031045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-031045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 3.0 KNOTS AT 02:19 AM TUESDAY AND 2.2 KNOTS AT
02:25 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-031045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-031045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-031045-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OR SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR
SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-031045-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OR SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-031045-
MONTEREY BAY-
901 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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