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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

ANZ200-160430-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Large high pres will move east across Quebec today resulting in
brisk NNE winds, scattered freezing spray and isolated sea smoke.
A developing coastal low pres system will cross the waters late
Tue into Wed. Another high pres system builds to the south of the
waters Thu into Fri.

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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ANZ250-160430-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft. A chance of freezing spray. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3
NM.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of light
freezing spray. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Snow likely.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N
10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of
snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

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ANZ251-160430-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 10 ft. A chance of freezing spray. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3
NM.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of freezing
spray. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ231-160430-
Cape Cod Bay-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of freezing spray. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3
NM.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Snow likely.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Snow likely.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ254-160430-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of snow, then snow and rain likely. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft. A chance of snow.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of snow and rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming N
with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ255-160430-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of snow.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely with a chance of snow. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming N
with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain
likely with snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ256-160430-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of freezing spray. A chance of snow.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain with a
chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Gusts
up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of
snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ232-160430-
Nantucket Sound-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow. A chance of freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of snow.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow and rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Gusts up
to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ233-160430-
Vineyard Sound-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of freezing spray. A chance of snow.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of snow.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
1 to 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ234-160430-
Buzzards Bay-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of freezing spray. A chance of snow.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of snow.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ235-160430-
Rhode Island Sound-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of freezing spray. A chance of snow.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of freezing
spray. A chance of snow.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ237-160430-
Block Island Sound-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of freezing spray. A chance of flurries.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Gusts
up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ230-160430-
Boston Harbor-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 7 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft,
except 4 to 6 ft at the outer harbor entrance. Snow likely. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less, except 2 to 4 ft at the outer
harbor entrance. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, except
2 to 4 ft at the outer harbor entrance. Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less, except 2 to 4 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
Snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ236-160430-
Narragansett Bay-
1019 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of snow.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of snow.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Snow. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 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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