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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

PZZ500-280915-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

NORTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN OVERNIGHT AND
PERSIST INTO THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY RANGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
POSSIBLY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. STRONG WINDS WILL GENERATE STEEP
FRESH SWELL THROUGH THE WEEKEND. MIXED SWELL THROUGH THE PERIOD
WITH A DOMINANT WEST SWELL.


$$

PZZ570-280915-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...BECOMING 10 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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PZZ571-280915-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-280915-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ576-280915-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 9 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ540-280915-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...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 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...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 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...DECREASING TO 9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ545-280915-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE SW AT 9 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.0 KNOTS AT 11:30 PM
FRIDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 11:14 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-280915-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...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 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT...BECOMING W 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ565-280915-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...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 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-280915-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-280915-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-280915-
MONTEREY BAY-
201 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND W 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND W 3 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND W 3 FT...BECOMING W 7 TO 9 FT.

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