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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

PZZ500-252230-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

INCREASING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE
COASTLINE AND ACROSS THE BAYS TODAY...STRONGEST ALONG THE BIG SUR
COAST. THESE WINDS WILL GENERATE STEEP FRESH SWELL IN THE
VICINITY. OTHERWISE...LIGHT SEAS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REDEVELOP
OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC JUST PRIOR TO THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
BRINGING A RETURN TO MORE TYPICAL AFTERNOON AND EVENING ONSHORE
WINDS TO THE COASTAL WATERS AND BAYS.

$$

PZZ570-252230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ571-252230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-252230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-252230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-252230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-252230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITH A PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A PERIOD OF 12
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 03:48 PM THURSDAY AND
2.2 KNOTS AT 03:42 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-252230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-252230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-252230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-252230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-252230-
MONTEREY BAY-
830 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW
SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

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