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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

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

PZZ500-241730-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

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

MODERATE NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH MUCH OF THE
FORECAST PERIOD WITH STRONGEST WINDS CONFINED ALONG THE COAST
SOUTH OF PT. SUR. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER THE EASTERN
PACIFIC RESULTING IN A TIGHTER PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-241730-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND
SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ571-241730-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND
SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ575-241730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ576-241730-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ540-241730-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ545-241730-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND SOUTHWEST 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT 02:06 AM
MONDAY AND 1.4 KNOTS AT 02:12 PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-241730-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ565-241730-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS
AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ530-241730-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ531-241730-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ535-241730-
MONTEREY BAY-
243 AM PDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$


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