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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

PZZ500-270415-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE REGION. THE STRONGEST
WINDS WILL BE OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS AND IN LOCALIZED
AREAS OF THE NORTHERN SAN FRANCISCO BAY SUCH AS NEAR ANGEL ISLAND.
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FROM SQUARED SEAS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN
THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS. WINDS WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH THE WEEK
AS A MIXED SWELL MOVES THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS. A LONG PERIOD
SOUTHWEST SWELL ARRIVES LATER THIS WEEK.


$$

PZZ570-270415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ571-270415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-270415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

$$

PZZ576-270415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 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 5 TO
7 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-270415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

$$

PZZ545-270415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET AT 9
SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...5 TO 7 FEET AT 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF
2.7 KNOTS AT 10:31 PM TUESDAY AND 1.8 KNOTS AT 11:13 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-270415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-270415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND
S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT.
SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-270415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-270415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-270415-
MONTEREY BAY-
244 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...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 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY SMOKE
IN THE EVENING...THEN PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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