Coastal Waters Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KBOX 241717 CWFBOX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO 25 NM ANZ200-250600- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS... A LARGE HIGH PRES OVER THE WATERS IS EXPECTED TO MOVE FARTHER OFFSHORE THU AND FRI. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE FRIDAY. DESPITE SLOWLY INCREASING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS...SEAS SHOULD REMAIN RELATIVELY LIGHT MOST THE TIME. 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. $$ ANZ250-250600- COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ251-250600- MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN 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. $$ ANZ231-250600- CAPE COD BAY- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ254-250600- COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA OUT 20 NM- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 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. $$ ANZ255-250600- COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ256-250600- COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW AROUND 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 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. $$ ANZ232-250600- NANTUCKET SOUND- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ233-250600- VINEYARD SOUND- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN 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. $$ ANZ234-250600- BUZZARDS BAY- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ235-250600- RHODE ISLAND SOUND- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SUN 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. $$ ANZ237-250600- BLOCK ISLAND SOUND- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ230-250600- BOSTON HARBOR- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .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. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...S 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. $$ ANZ236-250600- NARRAGANSETT BAY- 116 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016 .THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. .FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSBOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT @NWSBOSTON

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