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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

ANZ200-230500-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES OVER QUEBEC WILL SLOWLY BUILD SOUTH OVER NEW ENGLAND
THROUGH THE WEEKEND KEEPING WINDS NORTHEASTERLY. THE HIGH WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER NEW ENGLAND MON AND TUE THEN SHIFT SOUTH ON
WED.

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.

$$

ANZ250-230500-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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 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.

$$

ANZ251-230500-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ231-230500-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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 AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ254-230500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ255-230500-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ256-230500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ232-230500-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ233-230500-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ234-230500-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ235-230500-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ237-230500-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ230-230500-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ236-230500-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE 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 AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$


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