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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

PZZ500-271500-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL RESULT IN CONTINUED
LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW AND GENTLE SEA CONDITIONS THROUGH TONIGHT.
WINDS VEER TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE SLIGHTLY ON
WEDNESDAY WITH GENTLE SEA CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD.

$$

PZZ570-271500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL N 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE N 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-271500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT...BECOMING NW 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-271500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-271500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-271500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-271500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW
3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AND SW 3 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 12:25 AM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.0 KNOTS AT 12:09 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-271500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-271500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 17 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-271500-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-271500-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.

$$

PZZ535-271500-
MONTEREY BAY-
754 PM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SW SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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