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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

PZZ500-220345-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL RESULT IN
MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TODAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL BE MAINLY NORTH OF POINT REYES WITH GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE
OUTER WATERS. SEAS WILL RAPIDLY BUILD TODAY IN RESPONSE TO THESE
WINDS. SHORT PERIOD NORTHWESTERLY SWELLS ARE EXPECTED BY TONIGHT.

$$

PZZ570-220345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 21 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 14 TO 17 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-220345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 14 TO 17 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ575-220345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 FT AT 12
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 14 TO 17 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ576-220345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 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 10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.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 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ540-220345-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

PZZ545-220345-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6
FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...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 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.3 KNOTS AT 07:08 PM
TUESDAY AND 2.8 KNOTS AT 06:27 AM WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ560-220345-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

$$

PZZ565-220345-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 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 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ530-220345-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT OVERNIGHT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-220345-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-220345-
MONTEREY BAY-
843 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...DECREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

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