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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

PZZ500-310545-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

GENERALLY LIGHT WIND AND SEAS THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN WINDS
WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AS A STRONG COLD
FRONT APPROACHES THE NORTHERN WATERS. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY INCREASE
AHEAD AND JUST BEHIND THE FRONTAL PASSAGE AS RAIN MOVES FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH THROUGH THE WATERS ON FRIDAY ALONG WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. BEHIND THE FRONT LIGHTER NW WINDS ARE FORECAST
FRIDAY EVENING. ON SATURDAY STRONGER NW WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TO
AROUND 10 FEET WILL DEVELOP CREATING SOME HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR THE
START OF CRAB SEASON.

$$

PZZ570-310545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ571-310545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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PZZ575-310545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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PZZ576-310545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ540-310545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-310545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.9 KNOTS AT 8:42 PM
THURSDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 10:58 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-310545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ565-310545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-310545-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-310545-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-310545-
MONTEREY BAY-
201 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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