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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

PZZ500-240600-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK DOWN THE COAST AND MOVE THROUGH
OUR WATERS TONIGHT. THIS WILL LEAD TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. LARGE WESTERLY SWELL WILL PERSIST
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. ANOTHER LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL MOVE INTO
OUR REGION ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-240600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17 TO 20 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 21 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ571-240600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 21 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ575-240600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 21 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

$$

PZZ576-240600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 16 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 11
TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 21 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-240600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
15 TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 21 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT.


$$

PZZ545-240600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
21 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 15 FT AT 15
SECONDS TONIGHT.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. BREAKERS
TO 20 FT POSSIBLE DURING MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT
1:00 PM MONDAY AND 0.5 KNOTS AT 01:42 AM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-240600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 16 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9
FT.

$$

PZZ565-240600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 TO 16 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10
TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12
FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10
FT.

$$

PZZ530-240600-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-240600-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS...BECOMING NE 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-240600-
MONTEREY BAY-
142 PM PST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.


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