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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

PZZ500-300430-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL KEEP MODERATE NORTHWEST
WINDS THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY DECREASE TONIGHT
AS THE HIGH WEAKENS BUT WILL INCREASE AGAIN THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN
REGION. LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. A
LARGER LONG-PERIOD SWELL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY.


$$

PZZ570-300430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. N SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 14 TO
17 FT...DECREASING TO 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ571-300430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 18 FT...
INCREASING TO 16 TO 21 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 15 TO
17 FT...DECREASING TO 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ575-300430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 17 FT...
INCREASING TO 14 TO 20 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 15 TO
16 FT...DECREASING TO 13 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ576-300430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ540-300430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ545-300430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 04:54 PM WEDNESDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT
05:12 AM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-300430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 11 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ565-300430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ530-300430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-300430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-300430-
MONTEREY BAY-
210 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

$$


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