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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

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

PZZ500-260415-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

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

GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND SEAS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
LOCALLY STRONGER AND GUSTY WINDS NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE IN THE
PM HOURS. A MIXED SWELL WILL CONTINUE AS A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY
SWELL IMPACTS THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

PZZ570-260415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-260415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-260415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-260415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-260415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-260415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 14
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 AT 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENT OF 2.9 KNOTS AT 10:43 PM THURSDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 12:13
PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-260415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

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PZZ565-260415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED
SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE
DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

$$

PZZ530-260415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-260415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.

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PZZ535-260415-
MONTEREY BAY-
129 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 FT AT
9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG. PATCHY SMOKE.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE.

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