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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

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

PZZ500-261645-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 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 AND THE GREAT BASIN WHILE
THERMAL TROUGH LIES ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST. THE TROUGH WILL
MOVE INTO THE CALIFORNIA INTERIOR ON TUESDAY. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
AND VARIABLE MONDAY THEN INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-261645-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-261645-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-261645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-261645-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-261645-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-261645-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...NW SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND
SW SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...NW SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND SW SEAS 3
FEET AT 16 SECONDS.. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.3 KNOTS AT 02:07 PM
MONDAY AND 2.4 KNOTS AT 02:07 AM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-261645-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-261645-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-261645-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-261645-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-261645-
MONTEREY BAY-
307 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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