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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

PZZ500-022230-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL DEEPEN AND
MOVE INLAND ON SATURDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN INCREASING NORTHWEST
WINDS OVER THE NORTHERN COASTAL WATERS BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON
AND OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS BY THURSDAY. BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-022230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-022230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12
SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-022230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-022230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE
DAY. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-022230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-022230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.6 KNOTS AT 06:53 PM
WEDNESDAY EVENING AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 07:52 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-022230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL EVENING GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-022230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL EVENING GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-022230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-022230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY LATE IN
THE DAY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL EVENING GUSTS TO 25 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-022230-
MONTEREY BAY-
908 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL EVENING GUSTS TO 25 KT.
WINDS BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5
FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8
SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5
FT...BECOMING W 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

$$

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