Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

PZZ500-042145-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OFF THE WEST COAST. THE INCREASING WINDS WILL
PRODUCE STEEP WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
WEAKEN LATER THIS WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE WEAKENS. A LONG PERIOD
SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY.

$$

PZZ570-042145-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 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 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ571-042145-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO
5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 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.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ575-042145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 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.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-042145-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.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 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...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 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE 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 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 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 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-042145-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...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 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 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 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ545-042145-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO
5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...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 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.5 KNOTS AT 04:04 AM MONDAY
AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 05:13 PM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-042145-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...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 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-042145-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S
3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...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 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.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.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-042145-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. GUSTS UP
TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-042145-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-042145-
MONTEREY BAY-
245 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT
20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT OVERNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16
SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4
FT.

$$


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