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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

ANZ200-190600-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A warm front will lift north of the waters today. A cold front  will
then cross New England later tonight and Saturday, passing  across
the waters early Saturday night. This will bring showers  and
thunderstorms along with areas of fog. High pressure will  return
with dry weather on Saturday night through Tuesday. A cold  front
will approach the waters midweek.

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.

$$

ANZ250-190600-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce
heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ251-190600-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy
rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce
heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ231-190600-
Cape Cod Bay-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Some tstms may
produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce
heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ254-190600-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers
with tstms likely. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Tstms
likely with a chance of showers. Some tstms may produce heavy
rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ255-190600-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some
tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy
rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ256-190600-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers and tstms likely. Some tstms may
produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ232-190600-
Nantucket Sound-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Some tstms may
produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ233-190600-
Vineyard Sound-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Some tstms may
produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ234-190600-
Buzzards Bay-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers
likely.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely.
Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ235-190600-
Rhode Island Sound-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms
may produce heavy rainfall.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers with tstms likely. Some tstms may
produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a
chance of tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ237-190600-
Block Island Sound-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some tstms
may produce heavy rainfall.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some
tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 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.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ230-190600-
Boston Harbor-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some
tstms may produce heavy rainfall.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ236-190600-
Narragansett Bay-
116 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Some
tstms may produce heavy rainfall.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers
with tstms likely. Some tstms may produce gusty winds, and heavy
rainfall. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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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