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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

PZZ500-162200-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK. A LONG PERIOD
SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDWEEK...OCCASIONALLY MIXING
WITH A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL THURSDAY AND AGAIN NEXT WEEKEND.
SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ570-162200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 6 FT AND SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-162200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT
17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AND SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-162200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT
17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT
16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AND SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-162200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 6 FT AND SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AND SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-162200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 4 TO 6 FT AND
SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-162200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 4 TO 6 FT
AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 19 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 19 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1 KNOT AT 10:51 AM
THIS MORNING AND 1.4 KNOTS AT 10:29 PM TONIGHT.

$$

PZZ560-162200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-162200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-162200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-162200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-162200-
MONTEREY BAY-
256 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS
AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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