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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

PZZ500-281715-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS TODAY WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED
OFF THE BIG SUR COAST. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO BECOME
MODERATE AGAIN THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A SMALL TO MODERATE
NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
THIS WEEK.


$$

PZZ570-281715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-281715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-281715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...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 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-281715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...BECOMING 6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-281715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-281715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT AT 14
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 04:54 AM TUESDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT
05:06 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-281715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ565-281715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-281715-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-281715-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-281715-
MONTEREY BAY-
259 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING EAST 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.


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