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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

PZZ500-012245-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT HAS RELAXED A BIT COMPARED TO
YESTERDAY ALLOWING WINDS TO BECOME GENERALLY LIGHT OVER A GOOD
PORTION OF THE COASTAL WATERS. MODERATE WINDS ARE HOWEVER EXPECTED
TO PERSIST OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT.
THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE FOR THE
SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK...RESULTING IN STRENGTHENING WINDS.


$$

PZZ570-012245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 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 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 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 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-012245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 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 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ575-012245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 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 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 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.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI AND SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ576-012245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 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 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI AND SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ540-012245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ545-012245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND SW 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.6 KNOTS AT 06:12 PM THIS
EVENING AND 1.9 KNOTS AT 06:55 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-012245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...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 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ565-012245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ530-012245-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATER
THIS EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-012245-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT LATER THIS
EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-012245-
MONTEREY BAY-
849 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 FT.

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