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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

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

PZZ500-072130-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

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

MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE NORTHERN PACIFIC.
THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF POINT
REYES. THE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WITH
STEEP WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL. NORTHERLY FLOW WILL GRADUALLY
WEAKEN TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.


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PZZ570-072130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 19 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

$$

PZZ571-072130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS MORNING. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ575-072130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

$$

PZZ576-072130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

$$

PZZ540-072130-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

$$

PZZ545-072130-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.8 KNOTS AT 05:43 AM
THURSDAY AND 1.0 KNOTS AT 07:26 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PZZ560-072130-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ565-072130-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ530-072130-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.

$$

PZZ531-072130-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ535-072130-
MONTEREY BAY-
223 AM PDT THU MAY 7 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT.

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