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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

PZZ500-241830-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN TODAY AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM DROPS SOUTH ALONG THE WEST COAST. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY TURN
SOUTHERLY ON SATURDAY THEN SWITCH BACK TO NORTHWEST BY SUNDAY AS
THE LOW DISSIPATES. WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD REMAIN GENERALLY
TRANQUIL THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD...WITH SHOWERS POSSIBLE
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.


$$

PZZ570-241830-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-241830-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ575-241830-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ576-241830-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ540-241830-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ545-241830-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT AT 17
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 0.7 KNOTS AT 02:36 AM FRIDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT 02:06
PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-241830-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ565-241830-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT.

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PZZ530-241830-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ531-241830-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT.

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PZZ535-241830-
MONTEREY BAY-
219 AM PST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING WEST. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.

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