Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

PZZ500-282215-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

A STRONG NORTHERLY SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MAINTAIN
MODERATE NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS A MAJORITY OF THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. THESE GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL
GENERATE STEEP FRESH SWELL. A MODERATE PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL
BEGIN TO BUILD INTO THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT.

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PZZ570-282215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-282215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE NW 8 TO 10 FT
AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL TO 10 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ575-282215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE NW 7 TO 9 FT AT
9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 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.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ576-282215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE NW 7 TO 9 FT AT
9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ540-282215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 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.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-282215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 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 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 11:14 AM
SATURDAY AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 12:31 AM EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-282215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 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 6 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ565-282215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 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.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ530-282215-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...AFTERNOON GUSTS 20 TO 25 KT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-282215-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.TUE AND WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

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PZZ535-282215-
MONTEREY BAY-
848 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SWELL SW 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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