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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

ANZ200-170500-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT CROSS THE WATERS LATE TODAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES
WED INTO THU. ANOTHER COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THU NIGHT AND EARLY
FRI FROM N TO S FOLLOWED BY STRONG CANADIAN HIGH PRES INTO NEXT
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.

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ANZ250-170500-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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.

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ANZ251-170500-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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.

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ANZ231-170500-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. 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...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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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ANZ254-170500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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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ANZ255-170500-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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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ANZ256-170500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ232-170500-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

$$

ANZ233-170500-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

$$

ANZ234-170500-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

$$

ANZ235-170500-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 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...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 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.

$$

ANZ237-170500-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

$$

ANZ230-170500-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

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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ANZ236-170500-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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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