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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

PZZ500-250500-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

WINDS WILL RETURN TO NORTHWEST AND CONTINUE TO EASE THIS EVENING
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY THAT MOVED THROUGH THE COASTAL
WATERS EARLIER TODAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE FORECAST TO RETURN SUNDAY
AS THE NEXT SYSTEM APPROACHES. FRESH SHORT PERIOD SWELLS WILL
MAKE FOR CHOPPY CONDITIONS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-250500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

$$

PZZ571-250500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 11 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-250500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-250500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-250500-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-250500-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 0.9 KNOTS AT 2:00 AM
SATURDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 01:42 PM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-250500-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ565-250500-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ530-250500-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-250500-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-250500-
MONTEREY BAY-
213 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

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

$$


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