Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

PZZ500-232130-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY BRINGING A CHANCE FOR
RAIN AND INCREASING NORTHWESTERLY SWELL.

$$

PZZ570-232130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ571-232130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ575-232130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-232130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-232130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ545-232130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 03:48 AM
TUESDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT 04:10 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-232130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ565-232130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ530-232130-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-232130-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-232130-
MONTEREY BAY-
219 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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