Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

ANZ200-040315-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW ENGLAND...BRINGS FAIR WEATHER TO MOST
AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PASSING
ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SATURDAY WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AS
WELL AS GUSTY WINDS ON THE SOUTHERN WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD BACK OVER THE WATERS WITH FAIR WEATHER SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY.

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.

$$

ANZ250-040315-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

$$

ANZ251-040315-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ231-040315-
CAPE COD BAY-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ254-040315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ255-040315-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ256-040315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ232-040315-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ233-040315-
VINEYARD SOUND-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

$$

ANZ234-040315-
BUZZARDS BAY-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ235-040315-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ237-040315-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ230-040315-
BOSTON HARBOR-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 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.

$$

ANZ236-040315-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
1027 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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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