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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

PZZ500-120545-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

GENERALLY LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. A LARGE LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND. THIS
LARGE SWELL WILL RESULT IN VERY LARGE BREAKING WAVES NEAR OFFSHORE
REEFS AND SAND BARS.

$$

PZZ570-120545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ571-120545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ575-120545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 FT.

$$

PZZ576-120545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ540-120545-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 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 10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-120545-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.


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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS TO 6 TO 8 FEET AT 20
SECONDS. SEAS INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FEET AT 19 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET AT 21 SECONDS...OCCASIONAL
BREAKERS TO 16 FEET. SEAS INCREASING TO 12 TO 15 FEET AT 19
SECONDS...OCCASIONAL BREAKERS TO 25 FEET. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF
3.1 KNOTS AT 06:13 PM THURSDAY AND 3.1 KNOTS AT 06:43 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-120545-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT
18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-120545-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.


$$

PZZ530-120545-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S.

$$

PZZ531-120545-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW.

$$

PZZ535-120545-
MONTEREY BAY-
241 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SW 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.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$


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