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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

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

ANZ200-260500-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES SHIFTS TOWARD THE SOUTHERN WATERS TODAY THEN REMAINS SOUTH
OF THE WATERS FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP DOWN
FROM THE NORTH OVER THE WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY.
ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE WATERS FROM THE
NORTHWEST THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY.

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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ANZ250-260500-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI 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.

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ANZ251-260500-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ231-260500-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ254-260500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

$$

ANZ255-260500-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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.

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ANZ256-260500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ232-260500-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ233-260500-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ234-260500-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ235-260500-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ237-260500-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE 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.

$$

ANZ230-260500-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ236-260500-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI 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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