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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

PZZ500-021030-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION TONIGHT AND MOVE OVER
THE REGION ON MONDAY BRINGING SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY
WINDS TO THE REGION. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST NORTH OF PIGEON POINT OVER
THE OUTER WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. LIGHT WINDS AND GENTLE
SEAS DEVELOP ON TUESDAY. A MIXED SWELL WILL DEVELOP MIDWEEK AS A
LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL ENTERS THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-021030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. N SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-021030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT OVERNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

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PZZ575-021030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-021030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-021030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-021030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 2 TO 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 2 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 2 TO 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT 01:29 AM
MONDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 01:38 PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-021030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-021030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-021030-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W.

$$

PZZ531-021030-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-021030-
MONTEREY BAY-
221 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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