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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

PZZ500-240430-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN WELL WEST OF THE STATE RESULTING IN
LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THE WEEK. A SHORT PERIOD NORTHWEST
SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MIX WITH A LONGER PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL
THROUGH MUCH OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

$$

PZZ570-240430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...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.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...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.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-240430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...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.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-240430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 SATELLITE.TGZKT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-240430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SSATELLITE.TGZECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT
AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-240430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SATELLITE.TGZ
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-240430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

.....SAN FRANCISCOSATELLITE.TGZ BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 3.2 KNOTS AT 08:43 PM TUESDAY AND 1.9 KNOTS AT 09:49 AM
WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-240430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECSATELLITE.TGZONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE
NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE
DAY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ565-240430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SATELLITE.TGZSECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE
DAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH
THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ530-240430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

$$

PZZ531-240430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

$$

PZZ535-240430-
MONTEREY BAY-
235 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE
DAY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$


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