Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

PZZ500-271700-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

LIGHT NORTH WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO VEER EAST TO SOUTHEAST TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO TURN NORTHERLY AND STRENGTHEN
SUNDAY NIGHT AS A WEATHER SYSTEM SLIDES SOUTH ACROSS THE STATE.
MODERATE NORTH WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE
WEEK. NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND THEN
GRADUALLY DIMINISH.

$$

PZZ570-271700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ571-271700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-271700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ576-271700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-271700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ545-271700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 7:48 AM
SATURDAY MORNING AND 1.9 KNOTS AT 7:28 PM SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PZZ560-271700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-271700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


$$

PZZ530-271700-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-271700-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-271700-
MONTEREY BAY-
900 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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