Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

PZZ500-282145-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
WILL BE POSSIBLE BEGINNING TUESDAY EVENING. BUILDING NORTHWEST
SWELL THROUGH MIDWEEK. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FROM SQUARED SEAS WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCAL AREAS ON ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-282145-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.

$$

PZZ571-282145-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 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 AT 11 SECONDS.
.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 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-282145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 11 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 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-282145-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ540-282145-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-282145-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 12:49 PM TUESDAY
AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 01:42 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-282145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ565-282145-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

PZZ530-282145-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-282145-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-282145-
MONTEREY BAY-
245 AM PDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

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