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Coastal Waters Forecast for California
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

Point Arena to Point Piedras Blancas and out 60 nm including the
San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay

PZZ500-270430-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

.Synopsis for the Central California Coast and Bays Including
the Monterey Bay...Greater Farallones...and Cordell Bank
National Marine Sanctuaries...

Northwest winds will increase over the coastal waters through the
day as high pressure builds in the eastern Pacific. The strongest
winds will be north of Point Reyes where occasional gusts will
possibly exceed 30 kt. These winds will generate locally steep
seas leading to hazardous conditions for small craft. Mixed seas
today with a northwest and southwest swell.


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PZZ570-270430-
Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes 10-60 NM-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Swell S around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell
around 6 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell around 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell around 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves
7 to 10 ft. NW swell around 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft. NW swell
around 7 ft.

$$

PZZ571-270430-
Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point 10-60 NM-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Swell S around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell around 6 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell
around 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Wind waves
6 to 9 ft. NW swell around 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. NW swell
around 7 ft.

$$

PZZ575-270430-
Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 NM-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Swell S around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell around 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind waves
5 to 8 ft. NW swell around 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ576-270430-
Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 NM-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt...becoming 20 to 25 kt this
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 7 ft at
11 seconds. Swell S around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell around 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ540-270430-
Coastal Waters from Point Arena to Point Reyes California out to
10 nm-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt...becoming 20 to 25 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
7 ft at 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell around 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind waves
5 to 8 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 3 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ545-270430-
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to
10 nm-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to
6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 6 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW
swell 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Wind waves
5 to 8 ft. NW swell 3 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 3 to
7 ft.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...Combined seas 3 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.

ACROSS THE BAR...Combined seas 4 to 7 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. Maximum ebb current of 2 knots at 02:07 PM Saturday
and 3.7 knots at 02:37 AM Sunday.

$$

PZZ560-270430-
Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 6 ft at 11
seconds. Swell S around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell around 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to
7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
7 ft.

$$

PZZ565-270430-
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas
California out to 10 nm-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt...increasing
to 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt this afternoon. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Swell S around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ530-270430-
San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco
Bay north of the Bay Bridge-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

.TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ531-270430-
San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
.MEMORIAL DAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
.TUE...W winds up to 10 kt.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 15 kt.

$$

PZZ535-270430-
Monterey Bay-
820 AM PDT Sat May 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt...becoming W 15 to 25 kt with gusts
up to 30 kt this afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 to 4 ft this afternoon. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Wind
waves around 3 ft. NW swell around 3 ft at 9 seconds.
.MEMORIAL DAY...W winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell around 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds up to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
around 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves around 3 ft. NW swell
around 3 ft.

$$


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