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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

ANZ200-250915-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Warm frontal boundary lifting N into the waters through Sunday along
which a wave of low pressure along the coast is expected to develop.
As such, E gales Sunday shifting W and weakening as the low passes.
Quiet through the early week period, W winds, with an eye on the
late week and the potential for a deep, offshore storm to develop.


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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ANZ250-250915-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
8 to 13 ft. Rain and snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

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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ANZ251-250915-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Rain and snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ231-250915-
Cape Cod Bay-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ254-250915-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
9 to 12 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ255-250915-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain this evening. Rain after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ256-250915-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ232-250915-
Nantucket Sound-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely
this evening. A chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ233-250915-
Vineyard Sound-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ234-250915-
Buzzards Bay-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ235-250915-
Rhode Island Sound-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SE 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ237-250915-
Block Island Sound-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Gusts up
to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Rain likely.

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.

$$

ANZ230-250915-
Boston Harbor-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, except
2 to 4 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 7 ft at the outer harbor entrance. Rain
and snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ236-250915-
Narragansett Bay-
314 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
25 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain this
evening. Rain after midnight.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. Rain likely.

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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