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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

PZZ500-270345-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

A FAIRLY WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO LIGHT WINDS THROUGH
TONIGHT. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL BEGIN TO BUILD ALONG THE COAST
FRIDAY RESULTING IN INCREASING WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS.
THESE STRENGTHENING WINDS WILL GENERATE STEEP SEAS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-270345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-270345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-270345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-270345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 20
SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-270345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-270345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.0 KNOTS AT 08:36 AM
THURSDAY AND 1.0 KNOTS AT 10:24 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-270345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 20
SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-270345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 20
SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ530-270345-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT AND SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ531-270345-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT AND SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ535-270345-
MONTEREY BAY-
841 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND N 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT.

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