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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

PZZ500-291045-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

GENERALLY LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO PREVAIL INTO
SATURDAY MORNING...AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM. WINDS
WILL BECOME WEST NORTHWESTERLY BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS THE STORM
SYSTEM PASSES TO THE EAST. A COMPRESSED MARINE LAYER COMBINED WITH
THE LIGHT WINDS WILL ALLOW DENSE FOG TO FORM OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS WHICH SHOULD DISSIPATE SATURDAY MORNING AS THE FRONT
PASSES.

$$

PZZ570-291045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN
THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-291045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-291045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3
FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-291045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
W 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT
AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-291045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-291045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.2 KNOTS AT 03:30 AM
SATURDAY MORNING AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 04:09 PM SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PZZ560-291045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-291045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 2 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-291045-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-291045-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-291045-
MONTEREY BAY-
835 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3
FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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