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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to
25 NM

ANZ200-150915-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
High pres builds into the region tonight. Another low pres will
develop well south of the waters Fri night and yet another low
will track to the north Sat dragging a cold front across the
waters. High pressure builds over the waters on Sunday into
Monday.


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.

$$

ANZ250-150915-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
rain and snow.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain
and snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 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.

$$

ANZ251-150915-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
snow and rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain
and snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ231-150915-
Cape Cod Bay-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
rain and snow.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain
and snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ254-150915-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 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.

$$

ANZ255-150915-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ256-150915-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of snow.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain.

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.

$$

ANZ232-150915-
Nantucket Sound-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of rain and snow.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain
and snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 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.

$$

ANZ233-150915-
Vineyard Sound-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of rain and snow.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 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.

$$

ANZ234-150915-
Buzzards Bay-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of rain and snow.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain
and snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 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.

$$

ANZ235-150915-
Rhode Island Sound-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI 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. A chance of snow.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.

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.

$$

ANZ237-150915-
Block Island Sound-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of rain.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 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.

$$

ANZ230-150915-
Boston Harbor-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the
evening. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of snow.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
rain and snow.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
1 foot or less.

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.

$$

ANZ236-150915-
Narragansett Bay-
329 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of rain and snow.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
rain and snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
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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