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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

PZZ500-231615-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AS THE SURFACE GRADIENT STRENGTHENS. THE STRONGEST WINDS
TODAY WILL BE ALONG THE BIG SUR COAST WHERE GALE FORCE GUSTS ARE
POSSIBLE. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL THEN SHIFT TO THE NORTHERN
OUTER WATERS LATER IN THE WEEKEND. SEA CONDITIONS WILL
DETERIORATE AS WINDS INCREASE.

$$

PZZ570-231615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-231615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-231615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-231615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-231615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-231615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 15
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 AT 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 3.4 KNOTS AT 06:55 AM SATURDAY AND 2.3 KNOTS AT 07:49
PM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-231615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-231615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-231615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-231615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-231615-
MONTEREY BAY-
259 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

$$


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