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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

PZZ500-192245-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

A MODERATELY DEEP MARINE LAYER WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH EARLY WEEK. LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS AND GENTLE SEA CONDITIONS
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST
TO INCREASE ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER
THE GREAT BASIN AND HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OFFSHORE.

$$

PZZ570-192245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. N SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 N SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO
3 TO 10 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS...INCREASING TO
12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 23 FT...
INCREASING TO 14 TO 23 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ571-192245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS...INCREASING TO
13 TO 16 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 23 FT...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 24 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.

$$

PZZ575-192245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT...INCREASING TO 17 TO 20 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT.

$$

PZZ576-192245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

$$

PZZ540-192245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

$$

PZZ545-192245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.....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.

$$

PZZ560-192245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ565-192245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 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 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ530-192245-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 KT. PATCHY MORNING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-192245-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY MORNING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE
IN THE MORNING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-192245-
MONTEREY BAY-
336 AM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 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.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SWELL LESS THAN 2 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. SWELL LESS THAN
2 FT.

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