Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

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

ANZ200-280330-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
High pres will slide east of the waters today. A cold front will
approach the waters from the west tonight then stall across the
waters Fri. Low pres will move off the mid Atlantic coast Fri
night and track south of New England this weekend which may bring
a period of gale force NE winds. This early season gale will
linger south of New Eng into early next week with NE flow
persisting.

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.

$$

ANZ250-280330-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance
of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
25 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ251-280330-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
25 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ231-280330-
Cape Cod Bay-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...W winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog.
A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ254-280330-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Isolated showers with vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain
likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ255-280330-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ256-280330-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas around 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of
rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 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.

$$

ANZ232-280330-
Nantucket Sound-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
.FRI...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ233-280330-
Vineyard Sound-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy
fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ234-280330-
Buzzards Bay-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.FRI...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Rain
likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ235-280330-
Rhode Island Sound-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain
likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ237-280330-
Block Island Sound-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Patchy fog.
Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain
likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ230-280330-
Boston Harbor-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ236-280330-
Narragansett Bay-
1055 AM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of
rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
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.

$$

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