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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

PZZ500-060415-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

A STORM SYSTEM OVER THE REGION WILL BRING MODERATE NORTHERLY
WINDS TO THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF PT REYES AND LIGHT SOUTH WINDS
ELSEWHERE INTO TOMORROW. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FROM SQUARED SEAS
WILL BE ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS. THIS STORM
WILL PRODUCE SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY.


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PZZ570-060415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 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. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

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PZZ571-060415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

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

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PZZ575-060415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

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PZZ576-060415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT.

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PZZ540-060415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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PZZ545-060415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 10
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...5 TO 7 FEET AT 10 SECONDS.  MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT
OF 2.2 KNOTS AT 04:01 PM THURSDAY AND 4.4 KNOTS AT 04:13 AM
FRIDAY.

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PZZ560-060415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  NW
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ565-060415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  NW
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ530-060415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ531-060415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.

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PZZ535-060415-
MONTEREY BAY-
235 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.


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