Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

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

PZZ500-251030-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

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

LIGHT OFFSHORE WINDS ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS CENTERED OVER THE WEST. A LARGE LONG PERIOD
SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL RESULT IN LARGE BREAKERS
NEAR BARS...SHOALS AND JETTIES LEADING TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
ALONG THE COAST.

$$

PZZ570-251030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ571-251030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ575-251030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ576-251030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-251030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

PZZ545-251030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST
THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 16 TO 18 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 16 TO 18 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 FEET THIS EVENING.
OCCASIONAL BREAKERS UP TO 11 FEET DURING MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF
2.1 KNOTS AT 06:22 PM SATURDAY AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 07:09 AM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-251030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ565-251030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ530-251030-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-251030-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10KT.

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PZZ535-251030-
MONTEREY BAY-
217 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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