Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

PZZ500-251830-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHWARD ALONG THE COAST
BRINGING SHOWERS TO THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. A SECONDARY SYSTEM
WILL BRING ADDITIONAL LIGHT SHOWERS SUNDAY EVENING THAT WILL
LINGER THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
REMAIN GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN BY TUESDAY MORNING...WITH DRY CONDITIONS
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.



$$

PZZ570-251830-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-251830-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-251830-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ576-251830-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-251830-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

PZZ545-251830-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT AT 15
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 0.9 KNOTS AT 03:12 AM SATURDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT
02:54 PM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-251830-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-251830-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

PZZ530-251830-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST.

$$

PZZ531-251830-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-251830-
MONTEREY BAY-
212 AM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.

$$


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