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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

PZZ500-261645-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE
NORTHERLY WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL
BE POSSIBLE OVER THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF POINT REYES. WINDS
WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH AS THE WEEK PROGRESSES. A MIXED SWELL WILL
ALSO IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-261645-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...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 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-261645-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT THIS MORNING.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-261645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-261645-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-261645-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-261645-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 09:55 AM TUESDAY AND 2.7 KNOTS AT
10:31 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-261645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY SMOKE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-261645-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AND SMOKE.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-261645-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...INCREASING
TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-261645-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-261645-
MONTEREY BAY-
236 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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