Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

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

ANZ200-190215-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE MID ATLC COAST AND TRACKS SOUTH OF
40N TUE AND WED. HIGH PRES THEN BUILDS FROM QUEBEC SOUTHWARD INTO
NEW ENGLAND. LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN FOLLOW AND LINGER INTO THE
WEEKEND.

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.

$$

ANZ250-190215-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ251-190215-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ231-190215-
CAPE COD BAY-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ254-190215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ255-190215-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ256-190215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...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.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 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.

$$

ANZ232-190215-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ233-190215-
VINEYARD SOUND-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ234-190215-
BUZZARDS BAY-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ235-190215-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ237-190215-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ230-190215-
BOSTON HARBOR-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

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

$$

ANZ236-190215-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
1008 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

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