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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

ANZ200-240815-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A cold front will push southeast across the waters through this
evening. Large high pres will then build in from the west Thu and
remain in control through the 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.

$$

ANZ250-240815-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ251-240815-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

ANZ231-240815-
Cape Cod Bay-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ254-240815-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this evening with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 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.

$$

ANZ255-240815-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog this evening with vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 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.

$$

ANZ256-240815-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas
around 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 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.

$$

ANZ232-240815-
Nantucket Sound-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ233-240815-
Vineyard Sound-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ234-240815-
Buzzards Bay-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ235-240815-
Rhode Island Sound-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ237-240815-
Block Island Sound-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 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.

$$

ANZ230-240815-
Boston Harbor-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming N around 5 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy dense
fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming NE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
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.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON 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.

$$

ANZ236-240815-
Narragansett Bay-
359 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy dense fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT...N winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. 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.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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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