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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

ANZ200-220815-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT OVER NOVA SCOTIA AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES
MON AND TUE. A RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL THEN PASS
WELL TO OUR WEST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT.
THIS WILL BRING A PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS TO THE
WATERS. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS ON THU. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVR THE WATERS FOR FRIDAY.

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.

$$

ANZ250-220815-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ251-220815-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ231-220815-
CAPE COD BAY-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ254-220815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ255-220815-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ256-220815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
5 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.

$$

ANZ232-220815-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ233-220815-
VINEYARD SOUND-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ234-220815-
BUZZARDS BAY-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ235-220815-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ237-220815-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ230-220815-
BOSTON HARBOR-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS... EXCEPT
2 TO 4 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...MAINLY THIS EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS... EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS... EXCEPT
2 TO 4 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 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.

$$

ANZ236-220815-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
337 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO
7 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE. SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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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