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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

PZZ500-022145-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. LOCAL GALE FORCE GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE
OVER THE OUTER WATERS. WINDS MAY TRANSITION FROM LIGHTER TO
STRONGER IN SMALL DISTANCES ALONG COASTAL FEATURES ESPECIALLY
ALONG THE BIG SUR COAST. STRONG WINDS OVER NORTHWEST SWELL WILL
LEAD TO STEEP WAVES AND HAZARDOUS MARITIME CONDITIONS.

$$

PZZ570-022145-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-022145-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ575-022145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...DECREASING TO 6 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ576-022145-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

PZZ540-022145-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-022145-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.8 KNOTS AT 03:26 AM
THURSDAY AND 1.4 KNOTS AT 03:35 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-022145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...BECOMING 6 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ565-022145-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ530-022145-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ531-022145-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ535-022145-
MONTEREY BAY-
243 AM PDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL LESS THAN
2 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.

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