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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

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

PZZ500-270515-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

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

MOSTLY TRANQUIL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS OUR WATERS
THROUGH TONIGHT. BY TOMORROW A TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE
CALIFORNIA INTERIOR WHICH WILL CAUSE THE WINDS TO INCREASE FROM
THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE
OVER OUR NORTHWESTERN OUTER WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-270515-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-270515-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-270515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-270515-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-270515-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-270515-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...NW SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND
SW SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...NW SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND SW SEAS 3
FEET AT 16 SECONDS.. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.3 KNOTS AT 02:07 PM
MONDAY AND 2.4 KNOTS AT 02:07 AM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-270515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-270515-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-270515-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-270515-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-270515-
MONTEREY BAY-
204 PM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$


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