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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

PZZ500-291045-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE COVERS THE EASTERN PACIFIC WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING
INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. THIS IS BRINGING GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
OVER THE OUTER WATERS. THE RIDGE WILL WEAKEN ON MONDAY ALLOWING
FOR WINDS TO DECREASE. A BUILDING SOUTHERLY SWELL IS ANTICIPATED
TO ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-291045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...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 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-291045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW 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 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO
4 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-291045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AND S 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-291045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AND S 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-291045-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 3 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-291045-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AND SW 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 11:13 PM SATURDAY AND 2.2 KNOTS AT
10:25 AM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-291045-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-291045-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-291045-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-291045-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-291045-
MONTEREY BAY-
917 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AND SW 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT. SW
SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT. SW
SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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