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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

PZZ500-202230-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN OVER NORTHERNMOST CALIFORNIA TODAY AND
TONIGHT. LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MAKE ITS WAY TO THE COAST
TODAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS TUESDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH APPROACHES THE
AREA.

$$

PZZ570-202230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ571-202230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
16 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 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ575-202230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ576-202230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ540-202230-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

PZZ545-202230-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 16 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 2.5 KNOTS AT 07:08 AM THIS
MORNING AND 1.1 KNOTS AT 09:17 PM THIS EVENING.

$$

PZZ560-202230-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
 W SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-202230-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO 14 FT
AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...INCREASING TO
3 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ530-202230-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ531-202230-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-202230-
MONTEREY BAY-
323 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT
16 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING W 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS AND S 3 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.


$$


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