Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

PZZ500-231130-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

A 972 MB LOW CENTERED 350 MILES WEST OF ASTORIA WILL FILL IN AS IT
MOVES SOUTH. IT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AS A WEAK LOW
MONDAY NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY. LARGE WESTERLY SWELL WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING KEEPING HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS.

$$

PZZ570-231130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
15 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
19 TO 21 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ571-231130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
18 TO 20 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ575-231130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15 TO
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
17 TO 19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 16 TO 19 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ576-231130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
17 TO 19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 17 TO 20 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ540-231130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 19 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 16 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-231130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
15 TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT AT 14
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
BREAKERS TO 20 FT POSSIBLE DURING MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF -0.4
KNOTS AT 12:36 AM MONDAY AND -1.5 KNOTS AT 01:00 PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-231130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 15 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 17 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ565-231130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 16 TO 18 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ530-231130-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-231130-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-231130-
MONTEREY BAY-
827 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 15 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$


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