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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

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

PZZ500-061715-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER CALIFORNIA WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT NORTH WINDS OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. SLIGHTLY STRONGER
NORTHWEST FLOW WILL THEN DEVELOP LATE FRIDAY AND CONTINUE INTO
THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OFF THE NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA COAST. A GENTLE MIXED SWELL WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH
OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

$$

PZZ570-061715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-061715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-061715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT.

$$

PZZ576-061715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3
FT... SHIFTING TO THE NW 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
FT.

$$

PZZ540-061715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-061715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
TO 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 04:16 AM
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 04:33 PM FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

PZZ560-061715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
FT.

$$

PZZ565-061715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
FT.

$$

PZZ530-061715-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-061715-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-061715-
MONTEREY BAY-
902 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND SW 1 TO 3
FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 1 TO 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3
FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2
FT. SWELL LESS THAN 2 FT.

$$

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