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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

PZZ500-011630-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL KEEP
NORTHERLY WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. LOCALLY GUSTY
WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF POINT REYES.
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY. A
MODERATE SWELL WILL MIX WITH A SMALLER LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL
THIS WEEK.


$$

PZZ570-011630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-011630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-011630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-011630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

$$

PZZ540-011630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

$$

PZZ545-011630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET AT 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 12:19 PM SUNDAY AND 2.4 KNOTS AT 01:37
AM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-011630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

$$

PZZ565-011630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-011630-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-011630-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-011630-
MONTEREY BAY-
226 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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