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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

ANZ200-170430-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A cold front sweeps across the waters late this afternoon with rain
and fog until the front moves through. High pres moves in overnight.
The high will move offshore east of Cape Cod Sat night and will be
quickly trailed by a coastal low passing southeast of Nantucket
early Sun. Another high pressure area will build over the waters
on Mon. This high will move offshore Tue and be trailed by a warm
front that will approach the south coast.

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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ANZ250-170430-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming S
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ251-170430-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt
with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A slight
chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
SE 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ231-170430-
Cape Cod Bay-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE
around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ254-170430-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE
around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Rain with snow likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ255-170430-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming E
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain with a chance
of snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 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.

$$

ANZ256-170430-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E after midnight.
Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE...SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 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.

$$

ANZ232-170430-
Nantucket Sound-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ233-170430-
Vineyard Sound-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less,
increasing to 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight.
Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ234-170430-
Buzzards Bay-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Gusts
up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow and rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ235-170430-
Rhode Island Sound-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ237-170430-
Block Island Sound-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight.
Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain and snow. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ230-170430-
Boston Harbor-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. Areas of fog. A slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SE in
the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves 1 foot or less. Snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt. Waves 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.

$$

ANZ236-170430-
Narragansett Bay-
1034 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft. Snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
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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