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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

PZZ500-182215-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

MAINLY LIGHT NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE BEGINNING
OF THE WORK WEEK. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
DECREASE AS GENTLER SEAS MOVE IN FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-182215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
3 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 8 TO 10 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 19 FT...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 21 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-182215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BECOMING 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 18 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-182215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT...INCREASING TO 14 TO 17 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-182215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...INCREASING TO 13 TO 16 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-182215-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-182215-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.0 KNOTS AT 03:44 AM THIS
MORNING AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 04:27 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

PZZ560-182215-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-182215-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-182215-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY MORNING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-182215-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY MORNING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-182215-
MONTEREY BAY-
311 AM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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