Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

PZZ500-261700-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

THE GRADIENT ACROSS THE REGION WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN OVERNIGHT
RESULTING IN LIGHTER WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS THROUGH
FRIDAY. MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-261700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-261700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-261700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-261700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.

$$

PZZ540-261700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
SW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-261700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 06:48 AM
FRIDAY AND 2.2 KNOTS AT 06:19 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-261700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-261700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ530-261700-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY FROST IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ531-261700-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ535-261700-
MONTEREY BAY-
859 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. S SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. S SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. S SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. S SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. S SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 FT...
INCREASING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

$$


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