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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

PZZ500-250445-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST WILL BRING
SOUTHERLY WINDS TO THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. LOCAL GUSTY WINDS
CAN BE EXPECTED THURSDAY ALONG THE BIG SUR AND MONTEREY BAY
COASTLINE. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE FURTHER OUT IN THE EASTERN
PACIFIC IS BRINGING NORTHERLY WINDS OFFSHORE NORTH OF POINT
REYES. THIS HIGH WILL EVENTUALLY REBUILD OFF THE COAST RESULTING
IN INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS BY LATE THIS WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-250445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW
SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ571-250445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW
SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ575-250445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ576-250445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW
SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ540-250445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-250445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 2 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH A PERIOD
OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITH A PERIOD OF 14
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 02:54 PM WEDNESDAY
AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 03:00 AM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-250445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ565-250445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ530-250445-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-250445-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-250445-
MONTEREY BAY-
241 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.

$$


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