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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

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

PZZ500-051630-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

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

GENERALLY LIGHT OFFSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST
PERIOD AS HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE WEST COAST. OFFSHORE WINDS
MAY BE LOCALLY STRONG AND GUSTY NEAR COASTAL MOUNTAIN PASSES AND
GAPS. A MIXED SWELL FEATURING A MODERATE PERIOD SOUTH WESTERLY
COMPONENT WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS AS WELL.

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PZZ570-051630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. N SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ571-051630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ575-051630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ576-051630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ540-051630-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3
TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ545-051630-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 03:41 AM
THURSDAY MORNING AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 03:53 PM THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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PZZ560-051630-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ565-051630-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ530-051630-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT AND THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.


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PZZ531-051630-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.


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PZZ535-051630-
MONTEREY BAY-
831 PM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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