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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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

PZZ500-280415-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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

WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE TONIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY
THURSDAY FOR THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. SEAS WILL INCREASE 8 TO 10 FEET AS
A RESULT OF THE INCREASED WINDS. ELSEWHERE...SEAS WILL BE AT 5 TO
7 FEET. SWELLS WILL REMAIN FROM THE SOUTH 1 TO 3 FEET AT 15 TO 18
SECONDS. WINDS AND WAVES WILL GENERALLY DECREASE LATE IN THE WEEK
AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES.

$$

PZZ570-280415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-280415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.THU...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 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-280415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-280415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT. S SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-280415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 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
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-280415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...NW SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND
SW SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET AT 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...NW SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AND SW SEAS 3
FEET AT 16 SECONDS.. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 03:01 AM
WEDNESDAY AND 2.9 KNOTS AT 03:43 PM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-280415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-280415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-280415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT BY
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-280415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-280415-
MONTEREY BAY-
544 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO
5 FT.

$$


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