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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

PZZ500-282215-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

PREDOMINATELY LIGHT WESTERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS. A LONG PERIOD SWELL HAS BEGUN TO MOVE INTO THE
AREA. A MORE ENERGETIC WESTERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE REGION THIS
WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-282215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT
18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT
AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 17 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-282215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT
18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-282215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-282215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
W 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-282215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W
3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-282215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.8 KNOTS AT 03:25 PM FRIDAY
AND 2.2 KNOTS AT 03:30 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-282215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-282215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-282215-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-282215-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-282215-
MONTEREY BAY-
920 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$


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