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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

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

ANZ200-251915-
341 AM 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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ANZ250-251915-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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.

$$

ANZ251-251915-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ231-251915-
CAPE COD BAY-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 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 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.

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ANZ254-251915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...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.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.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.
.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.

$$

ANZ255-251915-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ256-251915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ232-251915-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE AROUND 5 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ233-251915-
VINEYARD SOUND-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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 2 TO 3 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ234-251915-
BUZZARDS BAY-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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.
.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.

$$

ANZ235-251915-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 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.
.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.

$$

ANZ237-251915-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.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.

$$

ANZ230-251915-
BOSTON HARBOR-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ236-251915-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
341 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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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