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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to
25 NM

ANZ200-180415-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
High pres builds over New England today. A warm front approaches
tonight, then lifts north across the waters Mon. A cold front will
sweep across New England and the coastal waters Tue night  followed
by gusty winds Wed. High pres builds across the waters  Thu.

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.

$$

ANZ250-180415-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of light
rain and light snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ251-180415-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
light snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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.

$$

ANZ231-180415-
Cape Cod Bay-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
light rain and light snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ254-180415-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 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.

$$

ANZ255-180415-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 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.

$$

ANZ256-180415-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N 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.

$$

ANZ232-180415-
Nantucket Sound-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ233-180415-
Vineyard Sound-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of light rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N 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.

$$

ANZ234-180415-
Buzzards Bay-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. A chance of light rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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.

$$

ANZ235-180415-
Rhode Island Sound-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to
10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of light rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N 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.

$$

ANZ237-180415-
Block Island Sound-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W with gusts up to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU 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.

$$

ANZ230-180415-
Boston Harbor-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
light snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-180415-
Narragansett Bay-
1058 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MON...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of light rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...N 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.

$$

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