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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

PZZ500-292215-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS. THE STRONGEST WINDS CONTINUE TO BE OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER
WATERS AND THROUGH LOCALIZED SPOTS IN THE NORTHERN SAN FRANCISCO
BAY. A MIXED SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THAT
INCLUDES A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL.

$$

PZZ570-292215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-292215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-292215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-292215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-292215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-292215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...3 TO 5 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF
1.7 KNOTS AT 01:31 PM FRIDAY AND 3.3 KNOTS AT 01:37 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-292215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
PATCHY SMOKE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-292215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW 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 LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-292215-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-292215-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY SMOKE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-292215-
MONTEREY BAY-
842 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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

$$


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