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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

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

PZZ500-231600-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

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

LIGHT WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND MODERATE PERIOD
NORTHWESTERLY SWELL WILL BUILD.

$$

PZZ570-231600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ571-231600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ575-231600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ576-231600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 10 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-231600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-231600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 3:48 AM
TUESDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT 4:10 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-231600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ565-231600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-231600-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-231600-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-231600-
MONTEREY BAY-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

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