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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
444 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

ANZ230>237-250-251-254>256-270>273-201000-
BOSTON HARBOR-CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-
BUZZARDS BAY-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-NARRAGANSETT BAY-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
OCEAN WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER TO PROVINCETOWN FROM 40 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
OCEAN WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN TO NANTUCKET 20 TO 35 NM OFFSHORE-
OCEAN WATERS FROM MARTHAS VINEYARD TO NANTUCKET FROM 25 TO 45 NM
OFFSHORE-
OCEAN WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD FROM 25 TO 40 NM
OFFSHORE-
444 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...POTENTIAL FOR EASTERLY STORM FORCE 50 KNOT WIND GUSTS AND SEAS
BUILDING TO 20+ FEET LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BE TRACKING UP THE NEW ENGLAND
COAST. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN A PERIOD OF
EASTERLY STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS OF 50 KNOTS LATER MONDAY INTO
EARLY TUESDAY ACROSS OUR WATERS. IN ADDITION, LONG EASTERLY FETCH
MAY RESULT IN SEAS BUILDING TO 20+ FEET ACROSS OUR EASTERN OUTER-
WATERS.

THIS IS A POTENTIAL DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING STORM FOR
MARINERS. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECASTS OVER THE NEXT
DAY OR TWO AND BE PREPARED RETURN PORT THIS WEEKEND.

$$

FRANK


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