Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

ANZ200-202300-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
LOW PRES WILL REMAIN WELL SOUTH OF THE WATERS INTO THE DAY ON THU.
HIGH PRES THEN RETURNS AND REMAINS IN CONTROL THROUGH THE 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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ANZ250-202300-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ251-202300-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ231-202300-
CAPE COD BAY-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ254-202300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ255-202300-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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.

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ANZ256-202300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ232-202300-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ233-202300-
VINEYARD SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ234-202300-
BUZZARDS BAY-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ235-202300-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ237-202300-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY DENSE FOG THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ230-202300-
BOSTON HARBOR-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-202300-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
717 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY DENSE FOG THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE 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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