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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

PZZ500-242230-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE
REGION AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ALOFT. LOCALLY STRONGER AND GUSTY
ONSHORE WINDS ARE FORECAST NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. A MIXED SWELL WILL CONTINUE AS A LONG PERIOD
SOUTHERLY SWELL IMPACTS THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-242230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5
TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-242230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND
MORNING FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-242230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND
MORNING FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-242230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-242230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

$$

PZZ545-242230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 1.9 KNOTS AT 09:49 AM WEDNESDAY AND 3.1 KNOTS AT 09:43
PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-242230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE
DAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ565-242230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH
THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ530-242230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-242230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-242230-
MONTEREY BAY-
834 AM PDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

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