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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

PZZ500-281615-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ADDITIONALLY... STEEP FRESH SWELL FROM THESE
WINDS WILL GENERATE HAZARDOUS SEAS. THE GUSTY WINDS AND FRESH
SEAS GRADUALLY SUBSIDE EARLY NEXT WEEK. MEANWHILE... A BUILDING
SOUTHERLY SWELL IS ANTICIPATED TO ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-281615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-281615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 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. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-281615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-281615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT
18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-281615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 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
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-281615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 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
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT
AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH BREAKERS TO 12
FEET TONIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.6 KNOTS AT 09:07 AM
SATURDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 11:13 PM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-281615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT
AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-281615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-281615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-281615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-281615-
MONTEREY BAY-
309 AM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AND
SW 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AND
SW 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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