Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

PZZ500-280430-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY...WITH
THE STRONGEST WINDS FROM PIGEON POINT SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE BIG
SUR COASTLINE. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN OVERNIGHT AND INTO
TOMORROW. LONG PERIOD SWELL HAS BEGUN TO MOVE INTO THE AREA... AND
MORE ENERGETIC WEST- NORTHWESTERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE REGION
THIS WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-280430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

$$

PZZ571-280430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

$$

PZZ575-280430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

$$

PZZ576-280430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

$$

PZZ540-280430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

$$

PZZ545-280430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 16 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 02:37 AM
FRIDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT 03:25 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-280430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

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

$$

PZZ565-280430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

$$

PZZ530-280430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-280430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-280430-
MONTEREY BAY-
246 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 18 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W 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...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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