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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

PZZ500-301630-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AS HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS
WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF POINT REYES AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY. A
SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL ARRIVE TODAY AND BUILD THROUGH MID WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-301630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-301630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-301630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 4 FT.

$$

PZZ576-301630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-301630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-301630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 14 TO 15
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 14 TO 15
SECONDS...LOCALLY HIGHER OVER THE SOUTH SHOAL. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 11:55 AM MONDAY AND 2.7 KNOTS AT 01:07 AM
TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-301630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT
AT 7 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-301630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-301630-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-301630-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-301630-
MONTEREY BAY-
222 AM PDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 FT AT 7 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT
AND S 3 FT.

$$


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