Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

PZZ500-292245-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL KEEP MODERATE NORTHWEST
WINDS THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY DECREASE TONIGHT AS THE
HIGH WEAKENS BUT WILL INCREASE AGAIN THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AS
STRONG LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN REGION.


$$

PZZ570-292245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ571-292245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ575-292245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ576-292245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 13 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ540-292245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ545-292245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT...
INCREASING TO 6 TO 18 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET AT 16 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 04:54 PM WEDNESDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT
05:12 AM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-292245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ565-292245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ530-292245-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ531-292245-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ535-292245-
MONTEREY BAY-
855 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$


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