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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

PZZ500-240345-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC COUPLED WITH A
THERMAL TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER THE CALIFORNIA INTERIOR WILL RESULT
IN INCREASING WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS BEGINNING THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE STRENGTHENING WINDS WILL RESULT IN
DETERIORATING SEA CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT.

$$

PZZ570-240345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
N SWELL 4 TO 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-240345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-240345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-240345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-240345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT AND SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.


$$

PZZ545-240345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 02:17 PM
THIS AFTERNOON AND 2.1 KNOTS AT 02:28 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-240345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-240345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT AND SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.


$$

PZZ530-240345-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT THIS EVENING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.


$$

PZZ531-240345-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SAT AND SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

$$

PZZ535-240345-
MONTEREY BAY-
837 AM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.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 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT AND SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.


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