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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

PZZ500-261130-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

STRONG MID TO UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC
WILL EXTEND ACROSS NEVADA MONDAY. LIGHT WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEK. HOWEVER NORTHWESTERLY WINDS
WILL BE INCREASING OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS BEGINNING TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-261130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-261130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-261130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-261130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-261130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-261130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND SW 3 FT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...NW SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND
SW SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...NW SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND SW SEAS 3
FEET AT 16 SECONDS.. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.3 KNOTS AT 01:01 AM
MONDAY AND 2.3 KNOTS AT 02:07 PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-261130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 FT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 7 FT AND
S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-261130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-261130-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY
FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-261130-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-261130-
MONTEREY BAY-
923 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT...BECOMING NW 3 TO
5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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