Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO
25 NM

ANZ200-231100-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES OVER QUEBEC WILL SLOWLY BUILD SOUTH OVER NEW ENGLAND
THROUGH THE WEEKEND KEEPING WINDS NORTHEASTERLY. THE HIGH WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER NEW ENGLAND MON AND TUE THEN SHIFT SOUTH ON
WED.

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.

$$

ANZ250-231100-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ251-231100-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 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.

$$

ANZ231-231100-
CAPE COD BAY-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 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.

$$

ANZ254-231100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 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.

$$

ANZ255-231100-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 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.

$$

ANZ256-231100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 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.

$$

ANZ232-231100-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 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.

$$

ANZ233-231100-
VINEYARD SOUND-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 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.

$$

ANZ234-231100-
BUZZARDS BAY-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 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.

$$

ANZ235-231100-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 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.

$$

ANZ237-231100-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ230-231100-
BOSTON HARBOR-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-231100-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
717 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 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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