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000 FZUS51 KBOX 172317 CWFBOX COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO 25 NM ANZ200-181200- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 .SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS... LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY LINGERING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH STRONG NORTHEAST GALES. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS BRIEFING AHEAD OF AN ARCTIC FRONT SWEEPING ACROSS TUESDAY NIGHT. 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. $$ ANZ250-181200- COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ251-181200- MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW 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. $$ ANZ231-181200- CAPE COD BAY- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT... BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SNOW LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT... DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ254-181200- COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA OUT 20 NM- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SNOW LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. 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. $$ ANZ255-181200- COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT... BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT 9 TO 14 FT S AND E OF NANTUCKET. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT... DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ256-181200- COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT... BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT... DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. .MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. 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. $$ ANZ232-181200- NANTUCKET SOUND- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ233-181200- VINEYARD SOUND- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. 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. $$ ANZ234-181200- BUZZARDS BAY- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ235-181200- RHODE ISLAND SOUND- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING NE 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. 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. $$ ANZ237-181200- BLOCK ISLAND SOUND- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. .MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT... BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ ANZ230-181200- BOSTON HARBOR- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. .SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM. .MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE. .TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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. $$ ANZ236-181200- NARRAGANSETT BAY- 717 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017 ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WAVES AROUND 3 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 7 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. .SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. .MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. .MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. .WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. .WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. $$ 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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