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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

PZZ500-251615-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AND LEAD TO
BUILDING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AND SEAS INTO THE WEEKEND. WINDS
WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF POINT REYES.
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FROM FRESH SQUARED SEAS WILL EXIST AS
NORTHWEST SEAS BUILD TO MATCH THE PERIOD TODAY AND TOMORROW.

$$

PZZ570-251615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
14 FT...DECREASING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ571-251615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT...DECREASING TO 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ575-251615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-251615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-251615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ545-251615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET AT 8 TO 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 8 TO 9 SECONDS.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.5 KNOTS AT 06:31 AM WEDNESDAY AND 1.2
KNOTS AT 08:25 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-251615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.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 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ565-251615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-251615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-251615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-251615-
MONTEREY BAY-
249 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.


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