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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

PZZ500-301600-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

WINDS WILL DECREASE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY AS A WEAK LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM DEVELOPS OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REBUILD OFF THE COAST MONDAY AND STRENGTHEN TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
FOR INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS.

$$

PZZ570-301600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT. S
SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ571-301600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 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 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT. S
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-301600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

$$

PZZ576-301600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ540-301600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 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 12 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-301600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.9 KNOTS AT 02:11 AM
SATURDAY AND 1.0 KNOTS AT 02:25 PM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-301600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

$$

PZZ565-301600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
2 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ530-301600-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-301600-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ535-301600-
MONTEREY BAY-
852 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

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