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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

PZZ500-291600-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

STRONG AND GUSTY NW WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
THIS WEEKEND AND NEXT WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN PARKED OVER
THE EASTERN PACIFIC THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE
FRESH AND SHORT PERIOD SEAS.

$$

PZZ570-291600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-291600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT...WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-291600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-291600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-291600-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ545-291600-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 12:31 AM
SUNDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 12:28 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-291600-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ565-291600-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ530-291600-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-291600-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-291600-
MONTEREY BAY-
848 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND NW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND W 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL NW 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

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