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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.FOR THE OCEAN BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS...

THERE WILL BE A CONTINUED MODERATE RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP TIDES
ACROSS SOUTH FACING BEACHES FOR TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

MAZ022-080815-
BARNSTABLE MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CHATHAM...EASTHAM...PROVINCETOWN
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....LOW.
EAST COAST SURF.....1 TO 2 FEET.
EAST COAST SWELL.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
EAST COAST PERIOD...10 SECONDS.
EAST COAST WATER....65 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 15 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NAUSET BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 1:12 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 7:16 AM
LOW TIDE AT 1:26 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 7:36 PM

AT HYANNISPORT...

LOW TIDE AT 2:29 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:05 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:33 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:20 PM

AT BARNSTABLE HARBOR...

LOW TIDE AT 2:25 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:14 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:39 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:34 PM

$$

MAZ024-080815-
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...NANTUCKET
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
SOUTH COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....MODERATE.
SOUTH COAST SURF....2 TO 4 FEET.
EAST COAST SURF.....2 TO 4 FEET.
SOUTH COAST SWELL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
SOUTH COAST PERIOD..10 SECONDS.
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
EAST COAST PERIOD...10 SECONDS.
SOUTH COAST WATER...63 DEGREES.
EAST COAST WATER....64 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 16 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST.  BE SURE
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
17 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DENSE FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 13 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NANTUCKET...

LOW TIDE AT 2:45 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:05 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:42 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:22 PM

AT GREAT POINT...

LOW TIDE AT 2:23 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:46 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:37 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 9:06 PM

$$

MAZ023-080815-
DUKES MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...EDGARTOWN...AQUINNAH
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............8 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...64 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 17 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST.  BE SURE
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
17 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SQUIBNOCKET POINT...

HIGH TIDE AT 3:33 AM
LOW TIDE AT 9:55 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:11 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:09 PM

$$

MAZ020-080815-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...WESTPORT...DARTMOUTH...NEW BEDFORD
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...63 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 17 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST.  BE SURE
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 16 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT WESTPORT HARBOR...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:27 AM
LOW TIDE AT 10:30 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:05 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:44 PM

$$

RIZ007-080815-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...NEWPORT...MIDDLETOWN...LITTLE COMPTON
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...63 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 14 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST.  BE SURE
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 14 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NEWPORT...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:18 AM
LOW TIDE AT 9:57 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:56 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:11 PM

$$

RIZ006-080815-
WASHINGTON RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...NARRAGANSETT...CHARLESTOWN...WESTERLY
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...63 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST.  BE SURE
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 13 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT WATCH HILL POINT...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:59 AM
LOW TIDE AT 11:13 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:37 PM

AT POINT JUDITH...HARBOR OF REFUGE...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:17 AM
LOW TIDE AT 10:06 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:48 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:34 PM

AT NARRAGANSETT PIER...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:07 AM
LOW TIDE AT 10:08 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:45 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:22 PM

$$

RIZ008-080815-
BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BLOCK ISLAND
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...63 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 17 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST.  BE SURE
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFE GUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
17 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT BLOCK ISLAND...OLD HARBOR...

HIGH TIDE AT 4:08 AM
LOW TIDE AT 9:56 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 4:50 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:34 PM

$$

MAZ019-080815-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...COHASSET...DUXBURY...HINGHAM...KINGSTON...
MARSHFIELD...PLYMOUTH...SCITUATE
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 14 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 13 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SCITUATE HARBOR...

LOW TIDE AT 2:03 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:13 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:15 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:33 PM

AT PLYMOUTH...

LOW TIDE AT 2:27 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:18 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:43 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:41 PM

$$

MAZ015-016-080815-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BOSTON...CHELSEA...REVERE...WINTHROP...
BRAINTREE...MILTON...QUINCY...WEYMOUTH
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.
SURF................1 TO 3 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST 1 TO 2 FEET.
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...61 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT BOSTON...

LOW TIDE AT 1:55 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:03 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:09 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:23 PM

$$

MAZ007-080815-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BEVERLY...GLOUCESTER...NEWBURYPORT
406 PM EDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST 1 TO 2 FEET.
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH.
UVI INDEX...........9 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.

A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NEWBURYPORT...

LOW TIDE AT 2:47 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:32 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:58 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:55 PM

AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR...

LOW TIDE AT 1:51 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:03 AM
LOW TIDE AT 2:05 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 8:23 PM

$$


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