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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

PZZ500-241615-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC MAINTAINING LIGHT
TO MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS THIS WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL GO
THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY BRINGING A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND INCREASED MODERATE PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL.

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PZZ570-241615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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PZZ571-241615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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PZZ575-241615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

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PZZ576-241615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9
FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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PZZ540-241615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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PZZ545-241615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 04:31 AM
WEDNESDAY AND 2 KNOTS AT 04:36 PM WEDNESDAY.

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PZZ560-241615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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PZZ565-241615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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PZZ530-241615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.

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PZZ531-241615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ535-241615-
MONTEREY BAY-
901 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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