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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

PZZ500-301615-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY AS AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT MAINTAINS A TIGHT GRADIENT OVER THE REGION.
STRONGER WINDS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AS AN
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC PRODUCING
GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-301615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ571-301615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ575-301615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT...DECREASING TO 11 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ576-301615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

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PZZ540-301615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ545-301615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND SW 3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT 01:24 AM
MONDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 01:24 PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-301615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ565-301615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 10 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ530-301615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.

$$

PZZ531-301615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-301615-
MONTEREY BAY-
902 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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