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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

PZZ500-072330-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

A LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WESTERN UNITED
STATES WILL MAKE FOR LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY. OFFSHORE WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP MONDAY AND
TUESDAY AS THE SURFACE THERMAL TROUGH DRIFTS OFF THE COAST.
SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DECAY TODAY BUT BE REPLACED BY
ANOTHER BUILDING SWELL TRAIN ON MONDAY. THE NORTH PACIFIC WILL
REMAIN ACTIVE THROUGH THE NEXT WEEK GENERATING SWELL FOR LATE IN
THE WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-072330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SWELL SE 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...
BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ571-072330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ575-072330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT...BECOMING 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-072330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW
SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT
AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT...
INCREASING TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE NW 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-072330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT
16 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...BECOMING 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...
INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-072330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENT OF 3.2 KNOTS AT 03:01 PM SUNDAY AND 2.2 KNOTS AT 04:01
AM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-072330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ565-072330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ530-072330-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-072330-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-072330-
MONTEREY BAY-
816 AM PST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

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