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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

PZZ500-270430-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND AS A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO OUR REGION. WINDS WILL BE
STRONGEST IN THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF POINT REYES.

$$

PZZ570-270430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 10 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-270430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-270430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-270430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-270430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-270430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET AT 8
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET AT 8 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 09:19 PM THURSDAY AND 3.0 KNOTS AT
08:07 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-270430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-270430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-270430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-270430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-270430-
MONTEREY BAY-
239 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$


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