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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

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

ANZ200-220215-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES BUILDS ACROSS THE WATERS. AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL SWEEP  THE
WATERS MIDWEEK...BEHIND WHICH FREEZING SPRAY IS LIKELY. HIGH  PRES
RETURNS WITH MILDER WEATHER 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.

$$

ANZ250-220215-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ251-220215-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ231-220215-
CAPE COD BAY-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ254-220215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ255-220215-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ256-220215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ232-220215-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ233-220215-
VINEYARD SOUND-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ234-220215-
BUZZARDS BAY-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ235-220215-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ237-220215-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW WITH GUSTS UP TO
20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS AROUND
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ230-220215-
BOSTON HARBOR-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT AT THE OUTER HARBOR ENTRANCE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ236-220215-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
950 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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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