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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

PZZ500-291700-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

A WEAKENING SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AREA OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC
WILL RESULT IN LIGHTER WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY.
WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
DEEPENS OFF THE WEST COAST.

$$

PZZ570-291700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW 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 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-291700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-291700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...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 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-291700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.TODAY...NW 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 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND
S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-291700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8
SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-291700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...NW SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9 SECONDS AND
S SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 16 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...NW SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9 SECONDS AND S SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET AT 16 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 3:55 AM
THURSDAY AND 3.0 KNOTS AT 4:31 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-291700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-291700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-291700-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

PZZ531-291700-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-291700-
MONTEREY BAY-
259 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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