Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

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

PZZ500-290430-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

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

THE FORECAST CALLS FOR LIGHTS WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY.
EXPECT GRADUALLY INCREASING NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS BEGINNING TONIGHT
AND STRENGTHENING THROUGH TOMORROW. THESE BREEZY NORTH WINDS WILL
PERSIST UNTIL AROUND SUNRISE ON SATURDAY OVER THE OUTER WATERS. A
LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY
MORNING.

$$

PZZ570-290430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-290430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-290430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-290430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ540-290430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-290430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 10:15 AM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 11:02 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-290430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ565-290430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ530-290430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-290430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.FRI AND SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-290430-
MONTEREY BAY-
829 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

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