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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

PZZ500-020445-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL KEEP NORTHERLY WINDS
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE
TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY. A MODERATE SWELL WILL MIX WITH A SMALLER
LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL THIS WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-020445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 7 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT
AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-020445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT
AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-020445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-020445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-020445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-020445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 01:37 AM MONDAY AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 01:37
PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-020445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-020445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-020445-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-020445-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-020445-
MONTEREY BAY-
226 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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