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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to
25 NM

ANZ200-230700-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Low pres will pass well W of the region late today. As a warm front
passes N of the waters, rain will fall heavily at times with gusty
south to southeast winds late tonight through Tue. A cold front will
pass across the waters Wed as winds shift to W to NW.  Winds will
remain gusty Wed and Thu as large high pres builds toward the
waters. The high will crest over the waters on Fri shifting east of
the waters on 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.

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ANZ250-230700-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
fog. Snow showers likely with possible showers and drizzle. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing to
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 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.

$$

ANZ251-230700-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ231-230700-
Cape Cod Bay-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A slight chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to
20 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers with
patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ254-230700-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A slight chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers, patchy drizzle with a chance of
freezing rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ255-230700-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers, patchy drizzle
with a chance of freezing rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5 to
8 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ256-230700-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy drizzle.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, increasing to
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to
9 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ232-230700-
Nantucket Sound-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Showers likely with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ233-230700-
Vineyard Sound-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ234-230700-
Buzzards Bay-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of
showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 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.

$$

ANZ235-230700-
Rhode Island Sound-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
dense fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers with patchy
drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ237-230700-
Block Island Sound-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of
fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy drizzle.
.TUE...S winds 20 to 25 kt, increasing to 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ230-230700-
Boston Harbor-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Areas
of fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Showers with
patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt in the afternoon. Waves around
2 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ236-230700-
Narragansett Bay-
116 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Areas
of fog. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
showers with patchy drizzle. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 NM or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
3 to 5 ft, except 5 to 8 ft at the bay entrance. A chance of
showers.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

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