Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

PZZ500-191745-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

A VERY MOIST SUB-TROPICAL FLOW REACHES NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY
INTO TUESDAY. OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN THIS MORNING OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS AND BAYS BECOMES MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN BY LATE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PRECEDE A VERY SLOW MOVING
COLD FRONT LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY. SHOWERS LATER TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY WITH ANOTHER CHANCE OF RAIN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. MARGINALLY
LARGE SWELL MONDAY OVER THE SOUTHERN COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-191745-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 11 TO
12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ571-191745-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO
5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT...BECOMING 12 TO 13 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-191745-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
6 FT. W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
14 FT...BECOMING 13 TO 14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-191745-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT
TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
14 FT...BECOMING 13 TO 14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
14 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ540-191745-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-191745-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY
AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT
AT 15 SECONDS AND SOUTH 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 13 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO
4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT...BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT AT 13
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 10:24 AM
SUNDAY AND 0.4 KNOTS AT 10:48 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-191745-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 0 TO 13 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN,
HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 0 TO 15 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT...DECREASING TO 11 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT...DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-191745-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 14 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 4 TO 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 17 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN, HEAVY
AT TIMES IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
14 FT...DECREASING TO 11 TO 13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT...DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ530-191745-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. HEAVY RAIN.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. HEAVY RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING WEST 10 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-191745-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. HEAVY RAIN.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. HEAVY RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-191745-
MONTEREY BAY-
328 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT
WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 14 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$


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