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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

PZZ500-050415-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

AN UPPER LOW IN THE AREA WILL BRING MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS IN
THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF PT REYES TONIGHT AS WELL AS A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LIGHTER SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL SOUTH OF
PT REYES. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE LATE THIS WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-050415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ571-050415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...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 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ575-050415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT...
DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ576-050415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-050415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-050415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...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 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...5 TO 7 FEET AT 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT
OF 2.2 KNOTS AT 03:13 PM WEDNESDAY AND 4.0 KNOTS AT 03:37 AM
THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-050415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...S 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 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S 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 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW 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 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ565-050415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE 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 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ530-050415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SW 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-050415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-050415-
MONTEREY BAY-
223 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$


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