Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

PZZ500-130530-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

LARGE AND LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY.
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH
THIS EVENING INTO SATURDAY. UNSEASONABLY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL GRADUALLY ADVANCE OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL
APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS BY LATE WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ570-130530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
14 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-130530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
14 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-130530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
14 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-130530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
15 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT...
INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-130530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-130530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FEET AT 17
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FEET AT 18 SECONDS WITH
OCCASIONAL BREAKERS FROM 20 TO 25 FEET. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.8
KNOTS AT 7:07 PM TODAY AND 3.1 KNOTS AT 7:25 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-130530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11
FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-130530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
14 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT
15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-130530-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-130530-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-130530-
MONTEREY BAY-
210 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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