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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

PZZ500-280415-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY
AND FRIDAY AS BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE TIGHTENS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT. SOME ISOLATED GALE FORCE GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE OFFSHORE
AND NEAR COASTAL POINTS. STEEP SEAS WILL DEVELOP IN RESPONSE TO
THE WINDS AND A FRESH NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-280415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO
7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO
7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ571-280415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO
7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...BECOMING 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ575-280415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ576-280415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDREAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
8 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ540-280415-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...
DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ545-280415-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...

ACROSS THE BAR...

$$

PZZ560-280415-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ565-280415-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-280415-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

PZZ531-280415-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ535-280415-
MONTEREY BAY-
215 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NORTH 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS
THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT.

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