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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

PZZ500-282200-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS TODAY WILL LEAD
TO LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL BE THROUGH THE NORTH SAN FRANCISCO BAY... OFF OF THE SONOMA
COASTLINE... AND ALONG THE BIG SUR COASTLINE WITH BORDERLINE SMALL
CRAFT CRITERIA WINDS POSSIBLE. PREDOMINATELY GENTLE SEAS THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

$$

PZZ570-282200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-282200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ575-282200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ576-282200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

PZZ540-282200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-282200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 TO 5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 14 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.0 KNOTS AT 12:58 PM
THURSDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 01:42 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-282200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-282200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-282200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-282200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE.

$$

PZZ535-282200-
MONTEREY BAY-
258 AM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT.

$$


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