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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

ANZ200-182230-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Large high pres will build S of the waters today through this
weekend. Low pressure will pass well W of the region late Monday,
but its associated front will likely bring periods of rain and
gusty southerly winds.

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.

$$

ANZ250-182230-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ251-182230-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ231-182230-
Cape Cod Bay-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ254-182230-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ255-182230-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ256-182230-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ232-182230-
Nantucket Sound-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ233-182230-
Vineyard Sound-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ234-182230-
Buzzards Bay-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon.
Seas around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ235-182230-
Rhode Island Sound-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
SW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ237-182230-
Block Island Sound-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt, increasing
to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ230-182230-
Boston Harbor-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon.
Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Rain 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.

$$

ANZ236-182230-
Narragansett Bay-
448 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon.
Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 4 ft. Rain 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.

$$

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