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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

PZZ500-182030-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

WINDS WILL GRADUALLY VEER TO THE WEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT AS IT
MOVES INLAND TONIGHT. WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO BE LIGHT BEGINNING
FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA BETWEEN STORM
SYSTEMS. A LARGE...LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE
COAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON LASTING INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-182030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 14 TO 17 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-182030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-182030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-182030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-182030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-182030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1 KNOTS AT 12:26 AM
THURSDAY AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 12:36 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-182030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-182030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ530-182030-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

PZZ531-182030-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-182030-
MONTEREY BAY-
1219 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

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