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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

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

ANZ200-160600-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A weak area of low pressure passing south of the waters will produce
light scattered showers today. Hurricane Gert will pass well  south
of the waters on Wednesday with some minor elevated  southerly
swells tonight into Wednesday. High pressure returns  for Thursday.
A warm front will bring a chance of rain for 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.

$$

ANZ250-160600-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...SE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT 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.

$$

ANZ251-160600-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. 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.

$$

ANZ231-160600-
Cape Cod Bay-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...N winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ254-160600-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT 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.

$$

ANZ255-160600-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy
fog. Rain with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ256-160600-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy
fog. Rain with a slight chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
N after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ232-160600-
Nantucket Sound-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT 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.

$$

ANZ233-160600-
Vineyard Sound-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Rain
likely with a slight chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ234-160600-
Buzzards Bay-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Rain
likely.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. 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.

$$

ANZ235-160600-
Rhode Island Sound-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ237-160600-
Block Island Sound-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely
with a slight chance of tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ230-160600-
Boston Harbor-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. 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.

$$

ANZ236-160600-
Narragansett Bay-
116 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance
of showers with isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.WED...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NE winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of showers.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

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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