Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

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

ANZ200-131515-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A cold front will cross the waters late tonight. A ridge of high
pres will be over the waters for Sunday through Mon. A dry cold
front will cross the waters on Wed, with high pres for Thu. A
warm front will bring a chance of rain for Fri.

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.

$$

ANZ250-131515-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or
less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 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...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 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.

$$

ANZ251-131515-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt
after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 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.

$$

ANZ231-131515-
Cape Cod Bay-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot
or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 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.

$$

ANZ254-131515-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ255-131515-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.MON...E winds around 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 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.

$$

ANZ256-131515-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 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.

$$

ANZ232-131515-
Nantucket Sound-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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.

$$

ANZ233-131515-
Vineyard Sound-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW 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. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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.

$$

ANZ234-131515-
Buzzards Bay-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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.

$$

ANZ235-131515-
Rhode Island Sound-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
N around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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.

$$

ANZ237-131515-
Block Island Sound-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. 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.

$$

ANZ230-131515-
Boston Harbor-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-131515-
Narragansett Bay-
1026 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM, decreasing to 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S with gusts up to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. 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.

$$

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