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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

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

PZZ500-061045-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN GENERALLY WEAK
OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. A MORE
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL THEN DEVELOP THIS WEEKEND AS THE SURFACE
PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS ALONG THE COAST. A MIXED SWELL WILL
ALSO PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

$$

PZZ570-061045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-061045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-061045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ576-061045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3
FT... SHIFTING TO THE NW 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ540-061045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-061045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 03:53 PM
THURSDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 04:16 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-061045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO
4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ565-061045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ530-061045-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-061045-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-061045-
MONTEREY BAY-
232 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 FT.
SWELL LESS THAN 2 FT.

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