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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

ANZ200-170845-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
High pressure returns for Thursday. A warm front will bring a
chance of rain for Fri into Sat. High pressure will return on
Sunday.

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.

$$

ANZ250-170845-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ251-170845-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ231-170845-
Cape Cod Bay-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ254-170845-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ255-170845-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ256-170845-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers.
.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...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ232-170845-
Nantucket Sound-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ233-170845-
Vineyard Sound-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of
tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ234-170845-
Buzzards Bay-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog.
Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ235-170845-
Rhode Island Sound-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.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...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ237-170845-
Block Island Sound-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
EDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.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...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ230-170845-
Boston Harbor-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less. Showers likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Areas of
fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Areas of fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ236-170845-
Narragansett Bay-
336 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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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