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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

ANZ200-270615-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES OVER THE MID ATLC STATES WILL DRIFT E OFF THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST ON SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
SUNDAY. A COASTAL LOW WILL TRACK WELL SOUTH OF THE WATERS MON
NIGHT AND TUE.

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.

$$

ANZ250-270615-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ251-270615-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT 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.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ231-270615-
CAPE COD BAY-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ254-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ255-270615-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ256-270615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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.

$$

ANZ232-270615-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ233-270615-
VINEYARD SOUND-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

$$

ANZ234-270615-
BUZZARDS BAY-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ235-270615-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ237-270615-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ230-270615-
BOSTON HARBOR-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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.

$$

ANZ236-270615-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
137 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW 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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