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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

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

ANZ200-240600-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
COASTAL LOW PRESSURE OFF VIRGINIA WILL MOVE NORTH LATER TODAY AND
CROSS THE SOUTHERN WATERS ON TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING SHOWERS AND
WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE NEW ENGLAND WATERS. A COLD
FRONT DROPS SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE WATERS THURSDAY AND PART OF FRIDAY.

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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ANZ250-240600-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ251-240600-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ231-240600-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ254-240600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ255-240600-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ256-240600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ232-240600-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ233-240600-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ234-240600-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ235-240600-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ237-240600-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ230-240600-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ236-240600-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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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