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Last Update: 717 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Marine Zone Forecast




...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

  • SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT...SHIFTING EAST OF THE WATERS TUE AFTERNOON. A LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL PASS ACROSS QUEBEC ON WED WITH ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT CROSSING THE WATERS WED NIGHT. A COASTAL WAVE WILL RIDE ALONG THIS COLD FRONT WED NIGHT AND THU BRINGING SNOW ACROSS THE WATERS. HIGH PRES WILL FOLLOW THU NIGHT AND FRI THEN BUILD SOUTH SAT.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Tonight NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt... Diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray. A slight chance of snow showers this evening.
  • Tue NW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Tue Night S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Snow...rain and freezing rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Wed SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the morning. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Wed Night W winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow likely with a chance of rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Thu NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Thu Night NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Light freezing spray.
  • Fri NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Fri Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sat SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sat Night W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

    seas are reported as significant wave height...which is the average of the highest third of the waves. individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
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