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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

PZZ500-302300-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH
THIS EVENING AS A THERMAL TROUGH RESIDES OVER CALIFORNIA. THESE
WINDS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH SEA SURFACE CONDITIONS WITH STEEP FRESH
SWELL. WINDS WILL DECREASE OVERNIGHT AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE
GRADIENT WEAKENS LEADING TO IMPROVE SEA CONDITIONS.

$$

PZZ570-302300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 40
KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 40
KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-302300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 40
KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-302300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3
FT AT 18 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-302300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3
FT AT 18 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-302300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-302300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3
FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET AT 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET AT 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 10:49 AM SATURDAY MORNING AND 1.8
KNOTS AT 12:49 AM SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-302300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18
SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-302300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18
SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-302300-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH WINDS TO 25 KT IN THE WEST DELTA.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-302300-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-302300-
MONTEREY BAY-
858 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE AND WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

$$


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