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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

PZZ500-242230-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE COAST AND LOW PRESSURE INLAND WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ALONG THE COAST. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE OUTER WATERS AND LOCALLY
NEARSHORE NORTH OF POINT REYES AND SOUTH OF POINT SUR. STEEP WIND
WAVES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE GUSTY WINDS. GUSTY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-242230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-242230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-242230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-242230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-242230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-242230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 2.5 KNOTS AT 08:37 PM SUNDAY AND 2.6 KNOTS AT 08:43 AM
MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-242230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-242230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-242230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

$$

PZZ531-242230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-242230-
MONTEREY BAY-
820 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W 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.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  NW
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$


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