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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

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

PZZ500-111530-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

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

A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM REMAINS POSITIONED JUST OFF THE COAST
THIS EVENING. THIS LOW WILL MAINTAIN SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RETURN
SATURDAY AS THE LOW MOVES INLAND AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OFF THE
WEST COAST.

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PZZ570-111530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. N SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
N SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
N SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
N SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ571-111530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN AND MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ575-111530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ576-111530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ540-111530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ545-111530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.6 KNOTS AT 02:34 AM
FRIDAY MORNING AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 03:41 PM FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PZZ560-111530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ565-111530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-111530-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE EVENING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.MON AND TUE...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS.


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PZZ531-111530-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

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PZZ535-111530-
MONTEREY BAY-
830 PM PDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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