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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

PZZ500-082315-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

A WARM FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION THIS
MORNING. STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
WEAKEN TODAY AND VEER WEST. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
ALONG THE COAST TODAY. A DOMINATE WESTERLY SWELL TRAIN WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-082315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7
TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-082315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6
TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12
FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5
FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-082315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5
FT...SHIFTING TO THE W. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-082315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6
FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT...BECOMING 4 FT.

$$

PZZ540-082315-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4
TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6
TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 4
FT...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-082315-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET AT 12
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY AT 12
SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.4 KNOTS AT 11:37 AM THURSDAY AND
1.9 KNOTS AT 11:37 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-082315-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4
TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 4
FT...SHIFTING TO THE W.

$$

PZZ565-082315-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5
TO 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6
FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5
FT.

$$

PZZ530-082315-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-082315-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-082315-
MONTEREY BAY-
830 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.

$$

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