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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

PZZ500-112330-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

GENERALLY LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. A LARGE LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND. THIS
LARGE SWELL WILL RESULT IN VERY LARGE BREAKING WAVES NEAR OFFSHORE
REEFS AND SAND BARS.

$$

PZZ570-112330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ571-112330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...BECOMING 10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ575-112330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ576-112330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
15 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ540-112330-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-112330-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS TO 6 TO 8 FEET AT 20
SECONDS. SEAS INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FEET AT 19 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET AT 21
SECONDS...OCCASIONAL BREAKERS TO 16 FEET. SEAS INCREASING TO 12
TO 15 FEET AT 19 SECONDS...OCCASIONAL BREAKERS TO 25 FEET.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.1 KNOTS AT 06:13 PM THURSDAY AND 3.1
KNOTS AT 06:43 AM FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ560-112330-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 18
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ565-112330-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-112330-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-112330-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-112330-
MONTEREY BAY-
1237 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 21 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$


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