Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

PZZ500-302200-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH MONDAY AS AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT MAINTAINS A TIGHT
GRADIENT OVER THE REGION. STRONGER WINDS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AS AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE
EASTERN PACIFIC PRODUCING GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-302200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT BY
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ571-302200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ575-302200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ576-302200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ540-302200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...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 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE EVENING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ545-302200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND
SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 1:24 PM
MONDAY AND 1.5 KNOTS AT 2:09 AM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-302200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE EVENING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-302200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT THIS
EVENING. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 11 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-302200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-302200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-302200-
MONTEREY BAY-
254 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WINDS AND SEAS OVER THE OUTER BAY.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
EVENING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$


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