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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

PZZ500-051615-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

A NEARBY STORM SYSTEM WILL RESULT IN A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
AND MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS IN THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF PT
REYES. LIGHT WINDS WILL PREVAIL ELSEWHERE.

$$

PZZ570-051615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ571-051615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ575-051615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ576-051615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6
FT.

$$

PZZ540-051615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-051615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 10
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 4.0 KNOTS AT 03:37 AM
THURSDAY AND 2.2 KNOTS AT 04:01 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-051615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.


$$

PZZ565-051615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-051615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-051615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-051615-
MONTEREY BAY-
211 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$


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