Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

PZZ500-292245-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

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

THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY RESULTING IN
INCREASING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST TONIGHT
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY OVER THE OUTER WATERS.
THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL WEAKEN ON SATURDAY PROMOTING
GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A LONG PERIOD WESTERLY
SWELL WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY. THIS LONG PERIOD SWELL
WILL RESULT IN BREAKING WAVES AT REEFS AND SANDBARS ALONG THE
COAST TODAY...ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF LOW TIDE.

$$

PZZ570-292245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-292245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ575-292245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ576-292245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ540-292245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-292245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.1 KNOTS AT 11:19 AM
THIS MORNING AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 12:02 AM EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-292245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-292245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-292245-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-292245-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT AND SUN...N WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-292245-
MONTEREY BAY-
237 AM PST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

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