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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

PZZ500-312200-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

LIGHT WIND AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. WINDS WILL
GRADUALLY INCREASE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AS A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE NORTHERN WATERS. WINDS WILL BRIEFLY INCREASE AHEAD
AND JUST BEHIND THE FRONTAL PASSAGE AS RAIN MOVES FROM NORTH TO
SOUTH THROUGH THE WATERS ON FRIDAY ALONG WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. BEHIND THE FRONT LIGHTER NW WINDS ARE FORECAST
FRIDAY EVENING. ON SATURDAY STRONGER NW WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TO
AROUND 10 FEET WILL DEVELOP CREATING SOME HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR THE
START OF CRAB SEASON.

$$

PZZ570-312200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ571-312200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ575-312200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ576-312200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ540-312200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-312200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 2 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 10:58 AM
FRIDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 10:08 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-312200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ565-312200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-312200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ531-312200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PZZ535-312200-
MONTEREY BAY-
253 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NW 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN
2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

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