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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.For the ocean beaches of Rhode Island and Massachusetts...

There will be a moderate risk for dangerous rip currents on
ocean exposed east and south facing beaches today.

MAZ007-232015-
Eastern Essex MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, and NEWBURYPORT
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 2 to 3 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
High Temperature....In the lower 80s.
Winds...............West winds 10 to 11 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...7 - High.
Lightning Threat....No lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. West winds around 6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest
winds around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newburyport...

High tide at 1:00 AM
Low tide at 7:34 AM
High tide at 1:28 PM
Low tide at 7:52 PM

At Gloucester Harbor...

High tide at 12:37 AM
Low tide at 6:49 AM
High tide at 1:08 PM
Low tide at 7:07 PM

$$

MAZ015-232015-
Suffolk MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, and WINTHROP
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
High Temperature....In the lower 80s.
Winds...............West winds around 10 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...7 - High.
Lightning Threat....No lightning expected.

A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are
not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents.
However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties
and other structures.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Boston...

High tide at 12:37 AM
Low tide at 6:53 AM
High tide at 1:08 PM
Low tide at 7:11 PM

$$

MAZ016-232015-
Eastern Norfolk MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, and WEYMOUTH
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 2 to 3 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
High Temperature....In the lower 80s.
Winds...............West winds around 10 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...7 - High.
Lightning Threat....No lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Boston...

High tide at 12:37 AM
Low tide at 6:53 AM
High tide at 1:08 PM
Low tide at 7:11 PM

$$

MAZ019-232015-
Eastern Plymouth MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, and SCITUATE
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 2 to 3 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Partly sunny. A chance of showers.
High Temperature....In the lower 80s.
Winds...............Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...7 - High.
Lightning Threat....Infrequent lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Scituate Harbor...

High tide at 12:43 AM
Low tide at 6:56 AM
High tide at 1:12 PM
Low tide at 7:14 PM

At Plymouth...

High tide at 12:48 AM
Low tide at 7:11 AM
High tide at 1:16 PM
Low tide at 7:30 PM

$$

MAZ022-232015-
Barnstable MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, eastHAM, and PROVINCETOWN
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
East Coast Rip Current Risk.....Moderate.
East Coast Surf.....2 to 4 feet.
East Coast Swell.....South 2 to 3 feet.
East Coast Period...8 seconds.
East Coast Water....70 degrees.
Weather.............Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a
                    slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature....In the upper 70s.
Winds...............Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....Infrequent lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 7 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Southwest winds
around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nauset Beach...

Low tide at 6:10 AM
High tide at 12:21 PM
Low tide at 6:28 PM

At Hyannisport...

High tide at 1:38 AM
Low tide at 7:27 AM
High tide at 2:12 PM
Low tide at 7:41 PM

At Barnstable Harbor...

High tide at 12:48 AM
Low tide at 7:23 AM
High tide at 1:19 PM
Low tide at 7:41 PM

$$

MAZ023-232015-
Dukes MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN and AQUINNAH
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....High.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............South 2 to 4 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...70 degrees.
Weather.............Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a
                    slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............Southwest winds 10 to 13 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....Infrequent lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around
8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 8 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Squibnocket Point...

Low tide at 3:05 AM
High tide at 8:54 AM
Low tide at 3:08 PM
High tide at 9:16 PM

$$

MAZ024-232015-
Nantucket MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
South Coast Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
East Coast Rip Current Risk.....Moderate.
South Coast Surf....2 to 4 feet.
East Coast Surf.....2 to 4 feet.
South Coast Swell....Southeast around 2 feet, becoming southwest
                     around 4 feet in the afternoon.
South Coast Period...8 seconds.
East Coast Swell....South 2 to 3 feet.
East Coast Period...8 seconds.
South Coast Water....67 degrees.
East Coast Water....67 degrees.
Weather.............Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a
                    slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............Southwest winds 11 to 15 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....Infrequent lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds
around 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around
8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nantucket...

High tide at 1:45 AM
Low tide at 7:37 AM
High tide at 2:17 PM
Low tide at 7:52 PM

At Great Point...

High tide at 1:20 AM
Low tide at 7:21 AM
High tide at 1:51 PM
Low tide at 7:39 PM

$$

RIZ008-232015-
Block Island RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............South 3 to 4 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...72 degrees.
Weather.............Partly sunny. Patchy fog. Showers likely.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............Southwest winds 9 to 12 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....Frequent lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around
8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around
8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Block Island...Old Harbor...

Low tide at 3:39 AM
High tide at 9:41 AM
Low tide at 3:51 PM
High tide at 10:01 PM

$$

RIZ006-232015-
Washington RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, and WESTERLY
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............South 3 to 4 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Partly sunny. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
High Temperature....Around 80.
Winds...............West winds around 8 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....No lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 7 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest
winds around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Watch Hill Point...

Low tide at 4:23 AM
High tide at 10:20 AM
Low tide at 4:26 PM
High tide at 10:42 PM

At Point Judith...Harbor of Refuge...

Low tide at 3:48 AM
High tide at 9:47 AM
Low tide at 3:57 PM
High tide at 10:07 PM

At Narragansett Pier...

Low tide at 3:18 AM
High tide at 9:28 AM
Low tide at 3:21 PM
High tide at 9:50 PM

$$

RIZ007-232015-
Newport RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, and LITTLE COMPTON
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............South 3 to 4 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Partly sunny. Patchy fog. Showers likely.
High Temperature....In the upper 70s.
Winds...............Southwest winds 8 to 10 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....Infrequent lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 7 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds
around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newport...

Low tide at 3:07 AM
High tide at 9:39 AM
Low tide at 3:10 PM
High tide at 10:01 PM

$$

MAZ020-232015-
Southern Bristol MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, and NEW BEDFORD
253 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............South 3 to 4 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...70 degrees.
Weather.............Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers
                    and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature....Around 80.
Winds...............Southwest winds 9 to 10 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - Very High.
Lightning Threat....Infrequent lightning expected.

A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to
enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure
to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 6 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest
winds around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Westport Harbor...

Low tide at 3:40 AM
High tide at 9:48 AM
Low tide at 3:43 PM
High tide at 10:10 PM

$$

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