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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

PZZ500-032200-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

BREEZY NORTH WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY OVER THE NORTHERN
OUTER WATERS THEN DIMINISH BY MIDWEEK. OVERALL SEAS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE GENTLE WITH A GRADUALLY DECREASING MIXED SWELL THROUGH THE
WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-032200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. N
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 FT AT
15 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.

$$

PZZ571-032200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ575-032200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 7 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS. S SWELL
3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W.

$$

PZZ576-032200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 7 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 FT AT 15 SECONDS. S SWELL
3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ540-032200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ545-032200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 02:15 AM
TUESDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 02:25 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-032200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO
4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.


$$

PZZ565-032200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.

$$

PZZ530-032200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-032200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SE 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-032200-
MONTEREY BAY-
200 AM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

$$


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