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000 FZUS51 KBOX 071816 CWFBOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Taunton MA 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to 25 NM ANZ200-080700- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pressure south of New England will keep a WSW wind across the waters this afternoon through Friday. Low pressure forming off the southeast USA will head northeast Friday night, passing southeast of Nantucket late Saturday. The low will head toward Nova Scotia Saturday night and in its wake, strong westerly winds will follow Sunday and Sunday night. High pressure will follow briefly on Monday. 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. $$ ANZ250-080700- Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SAT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain and snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. .MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ251-080700- Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .SAT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NW with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. 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. $$ ANZ231-080700- Cape Cod Bay- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Rain likely. .SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ254-080700- Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA out 20 nm- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...N winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. .MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. .MON 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. $$ ANZ255-080700- Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain. .SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers. .SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. .MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ256-080700- Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of Block Island- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Rain. .SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. .MON...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 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. $$ ANZ232-080700- Nantucket Sound- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Rain. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ233-080700- Vineyard Sound- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. 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. $$ ANZ234-080700- Buzzards Bay- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely with a chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SAT NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ235-080700- Rhode Island Sound- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. .MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain. 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. $$ ANZ237-080700- Block Island Sound- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Snow with rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ230-080700- Boston Harbor- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves around 2 ft. .SAT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 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. $$ ANZ236-080700- Narragansett Bay- 116 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017 .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SAT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of rain and snow. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SAT NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. .MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ 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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