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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

PZZ500-062330-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED TODAY AND INTO TOMORROW THAT WILL
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WITH STEEP WIND WAVES. A MODERATE
NORTHWESTERLY SWELL WILL WEAKEN BRIEFLY INTO MIDWEEK BEFORE WINDS
AND WAVES INCREASE AGAIN THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ570-062330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-062330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-062330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT...BECOMING 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-062330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-062330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-062330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 13
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 09:49 AM TUESDAY AND
2.2 KNOTS AT 08:55 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-062330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN...THEN RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-062330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN
RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-062330-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT. RAIN LIKELY...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.


$$

PZZ531-062330-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-062330-
MONTEREY BAY-
841 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

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