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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

PZZ500-031700-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL DEEPEN ALONG THE WEST COAST THROUGH
FRIDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS OVER THE
COASTAL WATER. BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS WILL THEN CONTINUE INTO
FRIDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-031700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ571-031700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ575-031700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 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 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ576-031700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ540-031700-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ545-031700-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 07:52 AM
THURSDAY AND 2.5 KNOTS AT 07:40 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-031700-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 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. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ565-031700-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ530-031700-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-031700-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ535-031700-
MONTEREY BAY-
253 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 12 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. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
.LABOR DAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT.

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