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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

ANZ200-171900-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Low pres developing off the mid Atlc coast, then will push across
the waters overnight and Wed. Another high will build S of the
waters Thu through Sat.

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.

$$

ANZ250-171900-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
light freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ251-171900-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ231-171900-
Cape Cod Bay-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Snow.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 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
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 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. Gusts up to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ254-171900-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow and
rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts up
to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ255-171900-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ256-171900-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ232-171900-
Nantucket Sound-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ233-171900-
Vineyard Sound-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Snow.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 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 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ234-171900-
Buzzards Bay-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Snow.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ235-171900-
Rhode Island Sound-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ237-171900-
Block Island Sound-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain with snow likely.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A chance of freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ230-171900-
Boston Harbor-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Snow.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft, except 3 to 5 ft at the outer harbor
entrance. A chance of snow.
.THU...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ236-171900-
Narragansett Bay-
116 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Snow.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN 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.

$$

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