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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

PZZ500-180345-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL KEEP MODERATE NORTHWEST
WINDS THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE SATURDAY THROUGH
MONDAY AS THE HIGH WEAKENS.

$$

PZZ570-180345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-180345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-180345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO NW 9 TO 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-180345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...INCREASING TO NW 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ540-180345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 10 FT...
DECREASING TO 3 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-180345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...INCREASING TO W 7 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 06:24 PM
THURSDAY AND 2.9 KNOTS AT 05:40 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-180345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO NW 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-180345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO NW 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-180345-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-180345-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-180345-
MONTEREY BAY-
840 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS
THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO NW 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL LESS THAN 2 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL LESS THAN 2 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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