Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

PZZ500-252300-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE GREAT BASIN TODAY AND TONIGHT
BUT GRADUALLY WEAKEN. WINDS WILL BE EAST TO SOUTHEAST FROM TODAY
THROUGH TUESDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OFF THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FOR A RETURN TO NORTHWEST WINDS.
A LARGE LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL RESULT
IN LARGE BREAKERS NEAR BARS...SHOALS AND JETTIES LEADING TO
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS ALONG THE COAST.

$$

PZZ570-252300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-252300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ575-252300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ576-252300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE NW 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ540-252300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

PZZ545-252300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 07:09 AM
SUNDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT 07:39 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-252300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ565-252300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ530-252300-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-252300-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-252300-
MONTEREY BAY-
254 AM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

$$


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