Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

PZZ500-210915-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

A WEAK FRONTAL SYSTEM CONTINUES TO MOVE THROUGH THE SOUTHERN
WATERS. LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL TURN
NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON AND INCREASE OVERNIGHT...PARTICULARLY
SOUTH OF POINT SUR. LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL IS STARTING TO MOVE INTO
THE COASTAL WATERS AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-210915-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-210915-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-210915-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-210915-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-210915-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-210915-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
SW SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 02:27 PM
MONDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 02:30 AM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-210915-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-210915-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-210915-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-210915-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-210915-
MONTEREY BAY-
208 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS
THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

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