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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

PZZ500-270530-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY AS A
WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS. SOME SHOWERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE AS WELL BUT THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE STRONG WINDS AND
ROUGH SEAS. SHOWER CHANCES WILL LINGER INTO SATURDAY BEFORE WINDS
FINALLY SUBSIDE AS THE WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES INLAND. LIGHTER WINDS
RETURN SUNDAY BUT LARGE SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-270530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT...DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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PZZ571-270530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-270530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT...DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-270530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT...DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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PZZ540-270530-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-270530-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
3 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 10:46 PM
THURSDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 10:47 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-270530-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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PZZ565-270530-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-270530-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST EVENING HOURS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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PZZ531-270530-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-270530-
MONTEREY BAY-
241 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...A FEW GUSTS TO 25 KT OUTER BAY.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE
W. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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