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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

PZZ500-210915-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

MODERATE NORTHWESTERLY WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN OUTER
WATERS TONIGHT AND OVER PORTIONS OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY THIS
AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND SEAS WILL
CONTINUE. A MODERATE PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
LATER THIS WEEK DUE TO STORMS IN THE TROPICAL PACIFIC.

$$

PZZ570-210915-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...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.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-210915-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-210915-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...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 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI 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 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-210915-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-210915-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-210915-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 01:19 AM
THURSDAY AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 02:00 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-210915-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-210915-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...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.

$$

PZZ530-210915-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

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

$$

PZZ531-210915-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-210915-
MONTEREY BAY-
214 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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