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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

PZZ500-290930-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL RESULT IN GENERALLY
LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS. LOCALLY STRONGER WIND SPEEDS CAN BE
EXPECTED THROUGH THE NORTHERN SAN FRANCISCO BAY...OFF OF THE
SONOMA COASTLINE AND ALONG THE BIG SUR COASTLINE THROUGH TONIGHT.
PREDOMINATELY GENTLE SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD.

$$

PZZ570-290930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6
TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 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. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 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. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT AND SW 3 FT.

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PZZ571-290930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 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. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-290930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

$$

PZZ576-290930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6
TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ540-290930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 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 TO 5
FT AT 13 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 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ545-290930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 13 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. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 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 1.7 KNOTS AT 01:42 AM FRIDAY
AND 1.0 KNOTS AT 01:42 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-290930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ565-290930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ530-290930-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 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. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-290930-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-290930-
MONTEREY BAY-
217 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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