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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

PZZ500-212330-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE DAY AS A STORM
SYSTEM EXITS THE REGION. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AS
SQUARED SEA IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS. SHOWER CHANCES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BRING MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK
WITH A MODERATE WESTERLY SWELL. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES BY
THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-212330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8
FT...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 8 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

$$

PZZ571-212330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES  4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8
FT...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-212330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-212330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...DECREASING TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-212330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-212330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PST
THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT 12:06 PM TUESDAY AND 0.5 KNOTS AT
01:12 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-212330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10
FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


$$

PZZ565-212330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-212330-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-212330-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING WEST.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-212330-
MONTEREY BAY-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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