Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

PZZ500-191615-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

NORTHWEST WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE THROUGH TONIGHT
AND INTO SUNDAY. RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS AND GENTLE SEA CONDITIONS
WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. NORTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO
INCREASE ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER
THE GREAT BASIN AND HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OFFSHORE.

$$

PZZ570-191615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4
FT...INCREASING TO 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...SHIFTING TO THE
NW 8 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 19 FT...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 21 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-191615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 18 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ575-191615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT...INCREASING TO 14 TO 17 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-191615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT...INCREASING TO 13 TO 16 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-191615-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ545-191615-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 3.1 KNOTS AT 04:26 AM SUNDAY
AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 05:22 PM SUNDAY.

$$

PZZ560-191615-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ565-191615-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-191615-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT DECREASING TO 5 KT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ531-191615-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DECREASING TO 5 KT OR LESS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ535-191615-
MONTEREY BAY-
903 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2
TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2
TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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