Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

PZZ500-270800-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

UPDATED AT 1145AM. NORTH WINDS WILL REMAIN BREEZY ALONG THE COAST THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON WITH WINDS UP TO 20KT POSSIBLE.

MODERATE NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH TODAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS ALOFT. FOR THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS...
SMALL CRAFT WINDS CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY. MODERATE
NORTHWEST SWELL DIMINISHES THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-270800-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-270800-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE NW 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-270800-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-270800-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-270800-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-270800-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.2 KNOTS AT 06:19 PM
FRIDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 07:48 AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-270800-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-270800-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-270800-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FROST IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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PZZ531-270800-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-270800-
MONTEREY BAY-
1153 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. S SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. S SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 FT...
INCREASING TO 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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