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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

PZZ500-030515-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC WILL LEAD TO
GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST INTO THE WEEKEND.
THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE MAINLY OVER THE OUTER WATERS
PRODUCING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. ADDITIONALLY, A LONG PERIOD SWELL
TRAIN WILL ARRIVE IN THE COASTAL WATERS ON SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ570-030515-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-030515-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-030515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ576-030515-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
14 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ540-030515-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-030515-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 12
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.4 KNOTS AT 05:25 PM FRIDAY AND
1.2 KNOTS AT 07:07 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-030515-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT
AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-030515-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ530-030515-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT.

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PZZ531-030515-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-030515-
MONTEREY BAY-
208 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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