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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

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

ANZ200-030315-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT STALLS ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF NEW ENGLAND FOR A
TIME...BEFORE MOVING FARTHER OFFSHORE THIS EVENING. A SURFACE LOW
DEVELOPING ON THIS FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS FRIDAY
MORNING. HIGH PRES BUILDS ACROSS THE NE THIS 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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ANZ250-030315-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ251-030315-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ231-030315-
CAPE COD BAY-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ254-030315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ255-030315-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 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.

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ANZ256-030315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ232-030315-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ233-030315-
VINEYARD SOUND-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ234-030315-
BUZZARDS BAY-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ235-030315-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ237-030315-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ230-030315-
BOSTON HARBOR-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S 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.

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ANZ236-030315-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
1032 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...
EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S 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.

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