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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

ANZ200-240000-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A cold front will push southeast across the waters through this
evening. Large high pres will then build in from the west Thu and
remain in control through the weekend.

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.

$$

ANZ250-240000-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of
showers this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 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.

$$

ANZ251-240000-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers this morning.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ231-240000-
Cape Cod Bay-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to around 5 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ254-240000-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this morning,
then a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or
less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ255-240000-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this morning,
then a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 NM or
less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ256-240000-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog this
morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N with gusts up to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ232-240000-
Nantucket Sound-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this morning. A
slight chance of showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ233-240000-
Vineyard Sound-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms this morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ234-240000-
Buzzards Bay-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this
morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ235-240000-
Rhode Island Sound-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog this
morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms this
morning with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ237-240000-
Block Island Sound-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N with gusts up to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ230-240000-
Boston Harbor-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon.
Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ236-240000-
Narragansett Bay-
717 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon.
Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of tstms this morning with vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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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