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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST

 
 FZUS56 KMTR 281649
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

PZZ500-282245-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

A STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY
WITH SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY SOUTH OF POINT
REYES. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DECREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS THE CENTER
OF THE STORM SYSTEM PASSES BY. THE DECREASING WINDS WILL RESULT IN
IMPROVING SEA CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN MONDAY AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT
INCREASES.




PZZ570-282245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ571-282245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DECREASING TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ575-282245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ576-282245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ540-282245-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

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




PZZ545-282245-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

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

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.6 KNOTS AT 11:54 AM
SATURDAY AND 1.3 KNOTS AT 12:41 AM EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.




PZZ560-282245-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 2 OR LESS.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ565-282245-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. S SWELL 3 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.




PZZ530-282245-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE AND WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.




PZZ531-282245-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING N. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.




PZZ535-282245-
MONTEREY BAY-
849 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DECREASING TO 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 2 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.
W SWELL 2 TO 3 FT.




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