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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

PZZ500-041700-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH DEEPENS
ALONG THE WEST COAST. WIND SPEEDS WILL THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL IS FORECAST TO
MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-041700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7
TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9
FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 7 TO 9 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-041700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ575-041700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9
TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ576-041700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7
TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-041700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ545-041700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 09:00 AM FRIDAY
AND 2.2 KNOTS AT 08:35 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-041700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO 4
FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-041700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ530-041700-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-041700-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-041700-
MONTEREY BAY-
246 AM PDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...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 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2
TO 3 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.

$$


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