Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

PZZ500-052315-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH
MIDWEEK. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY THE OUTER WATERS. A MODER NORTHWESTERLY
SWELL WITH A MODERATE PERIOD WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-052315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT... BECOMING 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-052315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...
DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...BECOMING 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-052315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT.
NW SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 6 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-052315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 6 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-052315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-052315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 14
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 08:49 AM MONDAY AND
2.6 KNOTS AT 07:43 PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-052315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-052315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-052315-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-052315-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-052315-
MONTEREY BAY-
811 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 5 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

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