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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

PZZ500-282300-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

NO UPDATES FROM PREVIOUS MARINE SYNOPSIS. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE LOOMS
OFF THE COAST. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS. STEEP FRESH SEAS WITH RELATIVELY SHORT PERIODS
WILL DEVELOP IN RESPONSE TO THE WINDS BRINGING HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS.

$$

PZZ570-282300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 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.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO
7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ571-282300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 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.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ575-282300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ576-282300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 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.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ540-282300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ545-282300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS SATURDAY.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS
DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS SATURDAY. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 05:36 PM FRIDAY AND 2 KNOTS AT 05:30 AM
SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-282300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-282300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ530-282300-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-282300-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-282300-
MONTEREY BAY-
817 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$


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