Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

PZZ500-281715-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY AS A STORM SYSTEM SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION. THE
GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WITH STEEP WIND
WAVES AND FRESH SWELL. THE STORM SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING SHOWERS
AND POSSIBLY THUNDERSTORMS TO THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL DECREASE AND SEA CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE FOR A MAJORITY OF THE WATERS BY SATURDAY NIGHT AS THE
STORM EXITS THE REGION.

$$

PZZ570-281715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-281715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-281715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-281715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-281715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-281715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 11:48 PM
FRIDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 11:54 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-281715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-281715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-281715-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-281715-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-281715-
MONTEREY BAY-
914 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS
THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.

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