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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

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

ANZ200-191800-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A cold front will approach the waters from the west tonight,
prompting showers and scattered thunderstorms with areas of fog. The
front will push thru the waters Saturday, bringing mainly dry
conditions for the day. High pressure will return with dry  weather
during Saturday night through Tuesday. A cold front will  then
approach the waters midweek.

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.

$$

ANZ250-191800-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming W
around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

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.

$$

ANZ251-191800-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ231-191800-
Cape Cod Bay-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ254-191800-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.

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.

$$

ANZ255-191800-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

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.

$$

ANZ256-191800-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ232-191800-
Nantucket Sound-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

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.

$$

ANZ233-191800-
Vineyard Sound-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ234-191800-
Buzzards Bay-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ235-191800-
Rhode Island Sound-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ237-191800-
Block Island Sound-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ230-191800-
Boston Harbor-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy
fog. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming E around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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. A chance
of showers.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers.

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.

$$

ANZ236-191800-
Narragansett Bay-
116 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 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 around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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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