Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

PZZ500-300430-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TONIGHT. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE MAINLY NORTH OF THE
GOLDEN GATE. THESE WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WITH
STEEP WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL. WINDS WILL DECREASE OVER THE
WEEKEND WITH IMPROVING CONDITIONS.

$$

PZZ570-300430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...
DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-300430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-300430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-300430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-300430-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-300430-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET AT 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT 11:55 PM FRIDAY AND 2.0 KNOTS AT 10:49
AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-300430-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-300430-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW 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 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT. S
SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-300430-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-300430-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-300430-
MONTEREY BAY-
248 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AND SW 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT.

$$


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