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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

PZZ500-291630-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC COUPLED WITH A THERMAL
TROUGH ALONG THE COAST WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT TO MODERATE
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. STRONGEST WINDS
WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS AND NORTH OF THE BAY
BRIDGE. A MIXED SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-291630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-291630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-291630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-291630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-291630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-291630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 1:31 PM FRIDAY AND 3.3 KNOTS AT 1:37
AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-291630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY SMOKE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW 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. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-291630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-291630-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT LOCALLY TO 25 KT AROUND ANGEL ISLAND.
WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT
OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-291630-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SMOKE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

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PZZ535-291630-
MONTEREY BAY-
238 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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