Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

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

ANZ200-180500-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS NEW ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING. HIGH PRES THEN BUILDS FROM SE
CANADA INTO THE NE MON. WEAK LOW PRES THEN EXITS THE MID ATLC COAST
AND TRACKS SOUTH OF 40N TUE AND WED. HIGH PRES THEN BUILDS FROM
QUEBEC SOUTHWARD INTO NEW ENGLAND.

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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ANZ250-180500-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT 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 AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU 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.

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ANZ251-180500-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 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.

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ANZ231-180500-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W 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...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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 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.

$$

ANZ254-180500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NW 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 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ255-180500-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING
NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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.

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ANZ256-180500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING
N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ232-180500-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ233-180500-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING
NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ234-180500-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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...SE 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 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU 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.

$$

ANZ235-180500-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING
N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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...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.

$$

ANZ237-180500-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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...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.

$$

ANZ230-180500-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU 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.

$$

ANZ236-180500-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 PM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU 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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