Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

PZZ500-091745-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL MAINTAIN
LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW
WILL RETURN TUESDAY AS THE HIGH WEAKENS. A WEAK TROUGH WILL PASS
OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OFF
THE COAST BEHIND THE TROUGH SATURDAY RESULTING IN INCREASING
NORTHWEST WINDS.

$$

PZZ570-091745-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 13 TO 14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ571-091745-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 13 TO
14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ575-091745-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 13 TO
14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ576-091745-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ540-091745-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 11 TO 13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ545-091745-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT
15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 04:37 AM TUESDAY AND 3.4 KNOTS AT
04:37 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-091745-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 10 TO 13
FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ565-091745-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ530-091745-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-091745-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NW 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-091745-
MONTEREY BAY-
310 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NW 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$


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