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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

PZZ500-282230-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

EXPECT GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS TODAY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY. OCCASIONAL
GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. THE STRONG AND
GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WITH STEEP WIND
WAVES AND FRESH SWELL. WINDS WEAKEN THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-282230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 14 TO 17 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ571-282230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ575-282230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ576-282230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-282230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE N 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-282230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE N 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 4 TO 6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET AT 10 SECONDS.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.7 KNOTS AT 08:25 AM THURSDAY AND 1.1
KNOTS AT 10:55 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-282230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-282230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-282230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-282230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-282230-
MONTEREY BAY-
817 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 5 FT.

$$


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