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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

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

PZZ500-270500-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

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

A GENERALLY WEAK SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT WINDS AND SEAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
LOCALLY STRONGER AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE LIKELY NORTH OF THE BAY
BRIDGE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. A MIXED SHORT
PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL AND A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-270500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-270500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-270500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-270500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-270500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-270500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 9
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 14
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 AT 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 2.8 KNOTS AT 12:01 AM SATURDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 01:19
PM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-270500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY SMOKE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ565-270500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ530-270500-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY
FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-270500-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-270500-
MONTEREY BAY-
202 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY SMOKE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$


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