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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

PZZ500-210900-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

LIGHT SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
NORTHERN COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY. ELSEWHERE...WEST TO
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL AND PERSIST THROUGH THE FIRST
HALF OF THE WEEK. LIGHT SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF
OF THE WEEK. A LONGER PERIOD WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL IS FORECAST
TO IMPACT OUR AREA STARTING ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-210900-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 9 TO 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-210900-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 8 TO 10 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-210900-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 8 TO 10 FT. RAIN
LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-210900-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-210900-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 9 TO 11 FT. PATCHY
FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-210900-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 11 SECONDS
LATE TONIGHT.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 11 SECONDS LATE TONIGHT.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 02:22 PM SATURDAY AND 1.4
KNOTS AT 02:24 AM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-210900-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-210900-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-210900-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-210900-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE EVENING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-210900-
MONTEREY BAY-
153 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS
THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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