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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

PZZ500-240445-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES OFF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST WHILE
LOW PRESSURE IS OFF VANCOUVER ISLAND. THIS IS BRINGING LIGHT WINDS
TO THE AREA WITH STRONGER WINDS IN THE SOUTHERN WATERS. SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM DEEPENS OFF THE OREGON COAST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OFF
THE CALIFORNIA COAST SUNDAY AND MONDAY AFTER THE LOW MOVES INLAND.

$$

PZZ570-240445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 7 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ571-240445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ575-240445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ576-240445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ540-240445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-240445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 03:47 PM
THURSDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 04:41 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-240445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-240445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-240445-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-240445-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-240445-
MONTEREY BAY-
931 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. NW
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$


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