Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

PZZ500-202200-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

A WEAK FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS ON MONDAY
MORNING AND EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS AHEAD OF
THE FRONT WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT ON MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND INCREASE ON MONDAY EVENING...MAINLY SOUTH OF
POINT SUR. A LARGE WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL ARRIVE IN THE WATERS
TODAY AND PERSIST INTO TUESDAY BEFORE SUBSIDING SOMEWHAT BY
MIDWEEK.

$$

PZZ570-202200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-202200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-202200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-202200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-202200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10
TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-202200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT
THIS MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET EARLY MONDAY
MORNING WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. COMBINED SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET BY MIDDAY MONDAY WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET EARLY MONDAY MORNING WITH
A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 11 FEET BY MIDDAY MONDAY WITH A DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 16
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.7 KNOTS AT 02:27 PM MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 02:30 AM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-202200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-202200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 9
TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-202200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-202200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

$$

PZZ535-202200-
MONTEREY BAY-
257 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT BY LATE
EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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