Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

PZZ500-291630-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

STRONG, GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OFFSHORE. THE STRONGEST GUSTS MAY
OCCASIONALLY BE GALE FORCE, ESPECIALLY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
THE STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO DRIVE HAZARDOUS SEAS IN THE FORM OF
STEEP FRESH SWELL WITH SHORT PERIODS.

$$

PZZ570-291630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SWELL SOUTH 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-291630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT AND SOUTH 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-291630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SWELL SOUTH 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-291630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SWELL SOUTH 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-291630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-291630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SWELL SOUTHWEST 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS SATURDAY.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 2 KNOTS AT 05:30 AM SATURDAY AND 1 KNOTS AT 06:30
PM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-291630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL SOUTH 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-291630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SWELL SOUTH 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-291630-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST.

$$

PZZ531-291630-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST.

$$

PZZ535-291630-
MONTEREY BAY-
250 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SWELL SOUTHWEST 3 FT.

$$


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