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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

PZZ500-241830-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

WEST AND NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PREVAIL ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST
INTO THE WEEKEND. WINDS WILL BE LOCALLY STRONGER ALONG THE
COAST...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF POINT SUR TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. A LONG
PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL IMPACT THE REGION LATE THIS WEEK AND OVER
THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-241830-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7
TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ571-241830-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-241830-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ576-241830-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-241830-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ545-241830-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.8 KNOTS AT 12:29 AM
THURSDAY AND 1.5 KNOTS AT 12:33 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-241830-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-241830-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ530-241830-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-241830-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-241830-
MONTEREY BAY-
1130 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 22 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT AND SW 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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