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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

PZZ500-060900-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

HIGH PRESSURE IS STRENGTHENING OVER THE EAST PACIFIC AS AN UPPER
LOW DESCENDS FROM THE NORTH. NORTHERLY WINDS ARE INCREASING THIS
AFTERNOON WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE INTO THE NIGHT AS GRADIENTS
TIGHTEN. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE NOW POSSIBLE OVER THE OUTER WATERS
NORTH OF PIGEON POINT. THE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS WITH STEEP WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL. WIND AND WAVES
WILL GRADUALLY EASE INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ570-060900-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 19 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 20 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS...DECREASING TO 13 TO 19 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.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 5 TO
7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT...INCREASING TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ571-060900-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

PZZ575-060900-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ576-060900-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ540-060900-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

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

$$

PZZ545-060900-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 15 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 05:56 PM
TUESDAY AND 2.8 KNOTS AT 05:06 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-060900-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

.TONIGHT...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 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ565-060900-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY 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 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ530-060900-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-060900-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-060900-
MONTEREY BAY-
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...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 10 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

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