Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

PZZ500-051000-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AS A
DRY COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH FAR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. THESE WINDS
WILL GENERATE STEEP AND FRESH SEAS THROUGH MIDWEEK. WIND AND
WAVES WILL GRADUALLY EASE BY LATER IN THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-051000-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ571-051000-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ575-051000-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ576-051000-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ540-051000-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-051000-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 5:13 PM MONDAY
AND 2.7 KNOTS AT 4:33 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

PZZ560-051000-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ565-051000-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ530-051000-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-051000-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-051000-
MONTEREY BAY-
258 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.

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