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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

PZZ500-312245-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

A SIGNIFICANT SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH A MAJORITY
OF THE WORK WEEK...THE STRONGEST OF WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS. THESE GUSTY WINDS WILL PROMOTE
STEEP...CHOPPY SEAS.

$$

PZZ570-312245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-312245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-312245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-312245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-312245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.THU AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-312245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.THU AND FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 17 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.5 KNOTS AT 05:32 PM THIS
EVENING AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 06:05 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-312245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-312245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST SOUTH OF PT SUR.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST SOUTH OF PT SUR.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-312245-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATER
THIS EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-312245-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT LATER THIS
EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-312245-
MONTEREY BAY-
842 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

$$


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