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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

PZZ500-182200-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

A LARGE LONG PERIOD SOUTHWESTERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE WATERS
THROUGH THIS EVENING. A LOW CENTERED APPROX 435 NM DUE WEST OF
POINT ARENA WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHERN WATERS TODAY
RESULTING IN LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF POINT
REYES AND IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL
BECOME LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHWEST FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTER THE
LOW MOVES INLAND.

$$

PZZ570-182200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 5 TO 7 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3
TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-182200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 5 TO 7 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-182200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 5 TO 7 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-182200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 5 TO 7 FT AT 15
SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-182200-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 5 TO 7 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-182200-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 4 TO 6 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW 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 4 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD EASING TO 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD EASING TO 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT
12:51 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 12:51 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-182200-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 4 TO 5 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-182200-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 4 TO 6 FT AT 15
SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-182200-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM PDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-182200-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-182200-
MONTEREY BAY-
255 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 15
SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 15
SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND
SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY NIGHT AND MORNING FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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