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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

PZZ500-280445-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

MODERATE TO LOCALLY GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC
WITH THE STRONGEST ACROSS THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS AND NORTH OF
THE BAY BRIDGE. WINDS WILL THEN DIMINISH LATER THIS WEEK WHILE A
MIXED SWELL MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHWEST
WELL ARRIVES LATER IN THE WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-280445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.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 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...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 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...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 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-280445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...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 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...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 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-280445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6
TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7
FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7
FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8
FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-280445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-280445-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW 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 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-280445-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.9 KNOTS AT 11:31 PM
WEDNESDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 12:25 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-280445-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-280445-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...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 12 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-280445-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-280445-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-280445-
MONTEREY BAY-
158 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

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