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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

PZZ500-241615-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS ALONG THE COAST TODAY. SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE BRINGING NORTHERLY WINDS FURTHER OFFSHORE NORTH OF POINT
REYES. A SMALL NORTHWEST SWELL MOVES THROUGH THE WATER THIS WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-241615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ571-241615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING WEST. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ575-241615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ576-241615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.  WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-241615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING WEST. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ545-241615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH A PERIOD
OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT WITH A PERIOD OF 14
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 02:54 PM WEDNESDAY
AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 03:00 AM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-241615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.


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PZZ565-241615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.


$$

PZZ530-241615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ531-241615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ535-241615-
MONTEREY BAY-
309 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT.

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