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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

PZZ500-302230-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW APPROACHING FROM THE NORTH WILL STRENGTHEN
WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. STRONGEST WINDS ARE STILL
FORECAST TO BE SOUTH OF POINT SUR THROUGH SATURDAY. WINDS WILL
EASE SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK IN OVER THE REGION. A
SMALL MIXED SWELL WITH A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE PERIOD.

$$

PZZ570-302230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-302230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-302230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-302230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-302230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-302230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...NW SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 8 SECONDS AND
S SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...NW SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 8 SECONDS AND S SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.1 KNOTS AT 05:13 PM
FRIDAY AND 2.2 KNOTS AT 05:31 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-302230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...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 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-302230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-302230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-302230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-302230-
MONTEREY BAY-
843 AM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$


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