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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

PZZ500-291030-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS INTO
WEDNESDAY. GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE BAYS BY
WEDNESDAY EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE
BAY AREA EARLY THURSDAY MORNING WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER FAR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY RESULTING IN NEAR GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WINDS
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS FOR LATE WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-291030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT...INCREASING TO 14 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ571-291030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT...INCREASING TO 14 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ575-291030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.

$$

PZZ576-291030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 14 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ540-291030-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ545-291030-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT
SWELL PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET AT 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 04:30 AM WEDNESDAY AND 1.5 KNOTS AT 04:54
PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-291030-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ565-291030-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ530-291030-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-291030-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-291030-
MONTEREY BAY-
940 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 25 KT
POSSIBLE EARLY EVENING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

$$


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