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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

PZZ500-290415-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

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

LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER
WATERS AND NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE. A MIXED SWELL WILL CONTINUE IN
THE COASTAL WATERS. A LONGER PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL ARRIVES LATER
IN THE WEEK AS A TROPICAL STORM WEAKENS.

$$

PZZ570-290415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-290415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-290415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-290415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-290415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-290415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW
3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...4 TO 6 FEET AT 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT
OF 3.1 KNOTS AT 12:37 AM FRIDAY AND 1.7 KNOTS AT 01:31 PM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-290415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-290415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-290415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-290415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-290415-
MONTEREY BAY-
257 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED
SWELL W 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND SMOKE IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AND
SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AND
SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT
AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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