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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

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

ANZ200-160815-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A weak area of low pressure passing south of the waters will produce
light scattered showers into this evening. Hurricane Gert will
pass well south of the waters on Wednesday with elevated
southerly swells tonight into Wednesday. High pressure returns for
Thursday. A warm front will bring a chance of rain for Fri into
Sat.


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.

$$

ANZ250-160815-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Gusts
up to 20 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 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ251-160815-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

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

$$

ANZ231-160815-
Cape Cod Bay-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A
slight chance of showers this evening. Patchy fog after midnight
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ254-160815-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain this evening,
then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM,
decreasing to 1 NM or less after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 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. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ255-160815-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of tstms. Rain likely this
evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ256-160815-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely with isolated tstms this
evening. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt 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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ232-160815-
Nantucket Sound-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain this evening, then a slight chance
of showers with isolated tstms after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM,
decreasing to 1 NM or less after midnight.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...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
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ233-160815-
Vineyard Sound-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of tstms. Rain this
evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.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.

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.

$$

ANZ234-160815-
Buzzards Bay-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers with isolated tstms
this evening. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.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.

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.

$$

ANZ235-160815-
Rhode Island Sound-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely with isolated tstms this
evening. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt 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 around 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ237-160815-
Block Island Sound-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely with isolated tstms this
evening. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less after
midnight.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...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...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ230-160815-
Boston Harbor-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less. A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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.

$$

ANZ236-160815-
Narragansett Bay-
327 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
slight chance of showers this evening. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing
to 1 NM or less after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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 around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers and tstms.
.SUN...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W 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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