Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

PZZ500-121745-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

GENERALLY LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY OVER A
BUILDING AND LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL. BY THIS EVENING NW WINDS
WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE OVER THE WATERS AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH
OF THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-121745-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ571-121745-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ575-121745-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ576-121745-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-121745-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-121745-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS TO 8 TO 10 FEET AT 20
SECONDS. SEAS INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FEET AT 19 SECONDS. BREAKERS
FROM 20 TO 25 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE BAR TODAY INTO THIS
EVENING.

ACROSS THE BAR...MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.1 KNOTS AT 6:43 AM
FRIDAY AND 2.8 KNOTS AT 7:07 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-121745-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT
18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-121745-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-121745-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-121745-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.

$$

PZZ535-121745-
MONTEREY BAY-
212 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 11 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 12 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$


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