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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

PZZ500-191645-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AS THE
SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT ALONG THE COAST WEAKENS. WINDS WILL
INCREASE ONCE AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE WEAKENING ON
SUNDAY. AN UNSEASONABLY LARGE MODERATE PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL
MAKE ITS WAY TO THE COAST SUNDAY MORNING PERSISTING INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-191645-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-191645-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT 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 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ575-191645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ576-191645-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-191645-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-191645-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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

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

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.8 KNOTS AT 06:21 AM
SATURDAY MORNING AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 08:09 PM SATURDAY EVENING.

$$

PZZ560-191645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-191645-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-191645-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-191645-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-191645-
MONTEREY BAY-
946 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$


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