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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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

ANZ200-310815-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRES AT THE UPPER LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
RESULT IN QUIET WEATHER ACROSS OUR WATERS THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.
THERE IS A LOW PROBABILITY OF A BRIEF PERIOD OF 5 FOOT SEAS AS A
COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS.

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.

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ANZ250-310815-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

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ANZ251-310815-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ231-310815-
CAPE COD BAY-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ254-310815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ255-310815-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ256-310815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ232-310815-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ233-310815-
VINEYARD SOUND-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ234-310815-
BUZZARDS BAY-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ235-310815-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ237-310815-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ230-310815-
BOSTON HARBOR-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ236-310815-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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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