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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

PZZ500-292215-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

FOR TODAY... A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA. NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE IN THE SOUTHERN WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND OVER
THE NORTHERN WATERS SUNDAY BEHIND THE FRONT. ADDITIONALLY... A
LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL CONTINUES TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-292215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-292215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT
16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-292215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-292215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-292215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-292215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 04:09 PM
SATURDAY AND 2.2 KNOTS AT 04:25 AM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-292215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-292215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-292215-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-292215-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-292215-
MONTEREY BAY-
859 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED
SWELL NW 2 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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