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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

PZZ500-301045-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY
OVER THE OUTER WATERS. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BEGIN OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT AND PERSIST UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING. EXPECT BUILDING SEAS
THROUGH TOMORROW. A LONG PERIOD SWELL TRAIN IS MOVING THROUGH THE
WATERS TODAY. PERIODS ARE FORECAST TO DROP OFF FROM 19 SECONDS TO
15 SECONDS OVERNIGHT. THIS LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL RESULT IN
BREAKING WAVES AT REEFS AND SANDBARS ALONG THE COAST FOR THE
REMAINDER OF TODAY...ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF LOW TIDE.

$$

PZZ570-301045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

PZZ571-301045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ575-301045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ576-301045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ540-301045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-301045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...BECOMING W 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 12:02 AM
FRIDAY AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 12:16 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-301045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT...
BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.


$$

PZZ565-301045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.


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PZZ530-301045-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-301045-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT.

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PZZ535-301045-
MONTEREY BAY-
245 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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