Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

PZZ500-091715-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY
THEN INCREASE TONIGHT AND INTO EARLY TOMORROW AS A FRONTAL
BOUNDARY APPROACHES THE AREA. WINDS WILL WEAKEN AND VEER TOWARDS
THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THIS FRONT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND. A DOMINATE WESTERLY SWELL TRAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
WATERS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-091715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. RAIN LIKELY...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-091715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-091715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-091715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...DECREASING TO 5 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-091715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-091715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 8SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY AT 8 SECONDS.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.0 KNOTS AT 12:25 PM FRIDAY AND 1.9 KNOTS
AT 12:37 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-091715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-091715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-091715-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-091715-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-091715-
MONTEREY BAY-
240 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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