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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

PZZ500-291115-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE NORTHERN COASTAL WATERS
FROM LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT WHEN GALES
WILL BE LIKELY. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS WITH STEEP WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL. WINDS WILL
DECREASE IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS BY SATURDAY AND ACROSS ALL
WATERS BY SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ570-291115-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
8 TO 10 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ571-291115-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
8 TO 10 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ575-291115-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.


$$

PZZ576-291115-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-291115-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-291115-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.


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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET AT 11
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET AT 11 SECONDS.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 10:55 PM THURSDAY AND 2.3
KNOTS AT 09:25 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-291115-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.


$$

PZZ565-291115-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT.


$$

PZZ530-291115-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-291115-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ535-291115-
MONTEREY BAY-
857 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6
TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.

$$


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