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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

PZZ500-032130-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. ELSEWHERE...SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE
TODAY. NORTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER MOST OF THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT AND MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. A
LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS
SUNDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-032130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 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 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...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 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ571-032130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S
4 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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PZZ575-032130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ576-032130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO
5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

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PZZ540-032130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND
S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

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PZZ545-032130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 MIXED SWELL NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT
AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.3 KNOTS AT 03:41 AM SUNDAY
AND 1.2 KNOTS AT 04:27 PM SUNDAY.

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PZZ560-032130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.  MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-032130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ530-032130-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-032130-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

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PZZ535-032130-
MONTEREY BAY-
218 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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