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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

PZZ500-230345-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. STRONGEST
WINDS EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS. A MODERATE PERIOD
SOUTHERLY SWELL...GENERATED BY TROPICAL STORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE
REGION AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-230345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-230345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-230345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-230345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-230345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-230345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 02:45 PM
FRIDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 02:54 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-230345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND
S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-230345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-230345-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-230345-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-230345-
MONTEREY BAY-
831 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND N 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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