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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

ANZ200-210600-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Seas will continue to build as Tropical Jose slowly moves north.
Mariners can expect the highest winds and heavier rain bands  across
the waters off the south coast through at least Thursday. What  will
become the remnants of Jose will remain just to the south of  the
waters into the weekend. Mariners should monitor the latest
forecasts from the National Hurricane Center at www.nhc.noaa.gov.


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.

$$

ANZ250-210600-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 11 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 15 to
20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt.
Seas 13 to 14 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to
1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 16 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Gusts up to
40 kt. Seas around 17 ft.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 16 ft,
subsiding to 13 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 12 ft, subsiding to 10 ft after midnight.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 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.

$$

ANZ251-210600-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 9 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 15 to
20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to
35 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around
12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 14 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around
13 ft, subsiding to 9 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. 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.

$$

ANZ231-210600-
Cape Cod Bay-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 7 ft. Patchy fog.
A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 15 to
20 kt, becoming N 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt.
Seas around 8 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to
1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 9 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt.
Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ254-210600-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 16 ft. Patchy
fog. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 16 to 17 ft. Patchy fog. Rain.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 19 to 20 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 25 to
35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 20 ft. Rain likely in
the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to
3 NM in the evening.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 18 ft, subsiding to 14 ft in
the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SAT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SAT NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.

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.

$$

ANZ255-210600-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions. NE winds 30 to 35 kt
with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 17 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to
35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 17 to 18 ft. Patchy fog. Rain.
Vsby 1 NM or less, increasing to 1 to 3 NM after midnight.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 55 kt. Seas 18 to 19 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to
35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 18 to 19 ft. Rain likely in
the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to
3 NM in the evening.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 16 ft, subsiding to 12 ft in
the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SAT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SAT NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. Gusts up to
20 kt in the evening.

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.

$$

ANZ256-210600-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 14 ft. Patchy
fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 12 ft, subsiding to
10 ft after midnight. A chance of showers. Patchy fog in the
evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 10 ft. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SAT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SAT NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible.

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.

$$

ANZ232-210600-
Nantucket Sound-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 6 ft, building to 9 ft
after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas around 10 ft, subsiding to 8 ft in
the afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then rain in
the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. NE winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Rain likely in the
evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 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.

$$

ANZ233-210600-
Vineyard Sound-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. NE winds
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to
25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt after midnight. Gusts up to
40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt.
Seas around 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas around 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas around 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.

$$

ANZ234-210600-
Buzzards Bay-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 15 to
20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
around 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 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.

$$

ANZ235-210600-
Rhode Island Sound-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 11 ft. Patchy
fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 9 ft, subsiding to 7 ft
after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions expected. N winds 20 to 25 kt,
increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt.
Seas around 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to
30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 7 ft.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 25 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing
to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas around 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 7 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.

$$

ANZ237-210600-
Block Island Sound-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 11 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 15 to
20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to
40 kt. Seas around 9 ft, subsiding to 7 ft after midnight.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 7 ft.
.FRI...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 20 to 25 kt
with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas around 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 7 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.

$$

ANZ230-210600-
Boston Harbor-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Waves around 2 ft, except up to 7 ft at the outer harbor
entrance. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 15 to
20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft, except 7 to 8 ft
at the outer harbor entrance. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the
evening.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around
2 ft, except 9 to 10 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 2 ft, except up to 11 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
2 ft, building to 4 ft in the afternoon. At the outer harbor
entrance, waves around 11 ft, subsiding to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. At the outer
harbor entrance, waves 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NE
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-210600-
Narragansett Bay-
152 PM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
Waves around 3 ft, except up to 9 ft at the bay entrance. Patchy
fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...Tropical storm conditions possible. N winds 15 to
20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around 3 ft. At the bay
entrance, waves around 7 ft, subsiding to 5 ft after midnight.
Patchy fog in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
around 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves around 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 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.

$$

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