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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST

 
 FZUS56 KMTR 262122
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

PZZ500-270930-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

WINDS WILL START TO INCREASE TOMORROW AS A THERMAL TROGH BEGINS TO
BUILD ALONG THE COAST. THESE STRENGTHENING WINDS WILL GENERATE
STEEP SEAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.




PZZ570-270930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N 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 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ571-270930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...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 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ575-270930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT 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 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 12 FT.




PZZ576-270930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...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 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 11 TO 12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ540-270930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND SW 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT...DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ545-270930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND SW 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT. SW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.0 KNOTS AT 10:24 PM
THURSDAY AND 1.6 KNOTS AT 09:50 AM FRIDAY.




PZZ560-270930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7
FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT
9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9
FT AND S 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT...INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ565-270930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ530-270930-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.




PZZ531-270930-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.




PZZ535-270930-
MONTEREY BAY-
222 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND W 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AND S 3 FT...DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 FT AND
S 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT. S SWELL 3 FT.





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