Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KBOX 261717 CWFBOX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO 25 NM ANZ200-270500- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS... HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW ENGLAND MOVES OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT REACHES SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND CROSSES THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HURRICANE CRISTOBAL WILL PASS WELL OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BUT SWELL FROM THE STORM WILL REACH THE NEW ENGLAND WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NEW ENGLAND AND THE WATERS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...THEN MOVE EAST OF THE WATERS FOR SATURDAY. 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. $$ ANZ250-270500- COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ251-270500- MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 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. $$ ANZ231-270500- CAPE COD BAY- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ254-270500- COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA OUT 20 NM- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 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. $$ ANZ255-270500- COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ256-270500- COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...S 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 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. $$ ANZ232-270500- NANTUCKET SOUND- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ233-270500- VINEYARD SOUND- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...SW 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. $$ ANZ234-270500- BUZZARDS BAY- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ235-270500- RHODE ISLAND SOUND- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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. 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. $$ ANZ237-270500- BLOCK ISLAND SOUND- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .THU...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ230-270500- BOSTON HARBOR- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 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. $$ ANZ236-270500- NARRAGANSETT BAY- 117 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.BOSTON.GOV YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT @NWSBOSTON

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