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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

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

ANZ200-151900-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
High pres returns for the mid week. A vigorous cold front will  push
across the waters Thursday afternoon with rapidly developing low
pressure on the front over southeast Massachusetts. High  pressure
builds over the waters for Friday with near gale force  winds
possible. Another cold front will cross the waters late  Saturday.


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.

$$

ANZ250-151900-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ251-151900-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
becoming W 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of freezing rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ231-151900-
Cape Cod Bay-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ254-151900-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ255-151900-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming S
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ256-151900-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Gusts
up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ232-151900-
Nantucket Sound-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ233-151900-
Vineyard Sound-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ234-151900-
Buzzards Bay-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt, becoming SE after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Showers likely with a chance of freezing rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ235-151900-
Rhode Island Sound-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ237-151900-
Block Island Sound-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Gusts
up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI 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.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

$$

ANZ230-151900-
Boston Harbor-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less,
except 2 to 4 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, except 2 to
4 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
.WED NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the
evening. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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.

$$

ANZ236-151900-
Narragansett Bay-
117 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers with a
chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt in the
evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 4 ft. Showers likely.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

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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