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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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

PZZ500-230315-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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

A WEAK DISTURBANCE MOVING ACROSS THE DISTRICT TODAY WILL GENERATE
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS MORNING. A WEAK SURFACE PRESSURE
GRADIENT ACROSS THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT WINDS AND GENTLE
SEAS THROUGH FIRST HALF OF THIS WEEK. BY MIDWEEK...NORTHWESTERLY
WINDS WILL INCREASE AS A THERMAL TROUGH DEVELOPS INLAND.

$$

PZZ570-230315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW 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 IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE N. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. N SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-230315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-230315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW 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 IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-230315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-230315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-230315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 01:26 PM
TUESDAY AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 01:41 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-230315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-230315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...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. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-230315-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-230315-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-230315-
MONTEREY BAY-
815 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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