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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

PZZ500-272215-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

A MODERATE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO CONTINUED GUSTY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS THROUGH TONIGHT. OVER THE MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND THIS HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN. NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL CONTINUE EARLY NEXT WEEK BUT ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE
QUITE AS GUSTY.

$$

PZZ570-272215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 16 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 16 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-272215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 16 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW
SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-272215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-272215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...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 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-272215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-272215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET AT 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 10:19 PM FRIDAY AND 2.6 KNOTS AT 09:07
AM SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ560-272215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-272215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-272215-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ531-272215-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ535-272215-
MONTEREY BAY-
848 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

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