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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

PZZ500-281715-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA THROUGH MID-WEEK
RESULTING IN A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY WATERS. IN ADDITION...NORTHWEST
SWELL WILL BUILD THROUGH MIDWEEK. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE
OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS LATE IN THE WEEK.

$$

PZZ570-281715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ571-281715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...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.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 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
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 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 7 TO
9 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ575-281715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 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 4 TO 7 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
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ576-281715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ540-281715-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...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 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 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 7 TO
9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND SW 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ545-281715-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...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.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W 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 6 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...W 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 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 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.4 KNOTS AT 01:01 AM TUESDAY
AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 12:49 PM TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-281715-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 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. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 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 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI...SW 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.

$$

PZZ565-281715-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 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. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...S 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 5 TO 7 FT
AND S 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

PZZ530-281715-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT
POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...GALE FORCE GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 30 KT...WITH EVENING GALE GUSTS TO 35
KT POSSIBLE.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-281715-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT
POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-281715-
MONTEREY BAY-
1011 PM PDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG 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 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. 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 LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.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 4 TO
6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


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