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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

PZZ500-280415-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL START TO WEAKEN EARLY NEXT WEEK WHICH WILL
LEAD TO DIMINISHING SPEEDS. SWELLS ARE ALSO FORECAST TO SLOWLY
DECREASE.

$$

PZZ570-280415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 7
TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-280415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 5
TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-280415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-280415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-280415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-280415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH BREAKERS TO 12
FEET TONIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 10:19 PM FRIDAY
AND 2.6 KNOTS AT 09:07 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-280415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-280415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-280415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-280415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-280415-
MONTEREY BAY-
230 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  NW
SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

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