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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

PZZ500-030445-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL DEEPEN ALONG THE WEST COAST THROUGH
FRIDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
THEN CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING OVER THE
WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-030445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-030445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ575-030445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ576-030445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ540-030445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ545-030445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.6 KNOTS AT 06:53 PM
WEDNESDAY EVENING AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 07:52 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-030445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-030445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ530-030445-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-030445-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-030445-
MONTEREY BAY-
244 PM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT OVERNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS SW 3 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AND SW 3 FT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

$$


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