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000 FZUS51 KBOX 160739 CWFBOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Taunton MA 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO 25 NM ANZ200-162015- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Hurricane Gert will pass well south of the waters on today and will elevated southerly swells into today. High pressure returns for Thursday. A warm front will bring a chance of rain for Fri into Sat. High pressure will return on Sunday. 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. $$ ANZ250-162015- Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ251-162015- Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...SE winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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. $$ ANZ231-162015- Cape Cod Bay- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE this afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ254-162015- Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA out 20 nm- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... .TODAY...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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. $$ ANZ255-162015- Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ256-162015- Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of Block Island- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... .TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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. $$ ANZ232-162015- Nantucket Sound- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...N winds around 5 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ233-162015- Vineyard Sound- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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. $$ ANZ234-162015- Buzzards Bay- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... .TODAY...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ235-162015- Rhode Island Sound- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .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. 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. $$ ANZ237-162015- Block Island Sound- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .TODAY...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ230-162015- Boston Harbor- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. .TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. .THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .FRI...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. 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. $$ ANZ236-162015- Narragansett Bay- 339 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017 .TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. .THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. 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. 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