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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

PZZ500-010445-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AS HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS POSITIONED ALONG THE WEST COAST. THE STRONGEST
WIND SPEEDS WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS THROUGH
MIDWEEK. A MIXED SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COAST WITH A
MODERATE SHORT PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL AND A LONGER PERIOD,
BUILDING SOUTHERLY SWELL.

$$

PZZ570-010445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-010445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-010445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 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 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-010445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 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 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT
16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-010445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-010445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 18
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 18 SECONDS. LOCALLY
UP TO 8 FEET OVER THE SOUTH SHOAL. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.3
KNOTS AT 01:49 AM WEDNESDAY AND 2.0 KNOTS AT 02:01 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-010445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-010445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 4 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-010445-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

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

$$

PZZ531-010445-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

$$

PZZ535-010445-
MONTEREY BAY-
213 PM PDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG
IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3
FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT.

$$


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