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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

MAZ022-190815-
BARNSTABLE MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, EASTHAM, AND PROVINCETOWN
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....LOW.
EAST COAST SURF.....1 TO 3 FEET.
EAST COAST SWELL.....SOUTHEAST 1 TO 2 FEET.
EAST COAST PERIOD...10 SECONDS.
EAST COAST WATER....49 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 70S.
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - 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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 11 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NAUSET BEACH...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:07 AM
LOW TIDE AT 11:33 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 5:46 PM
LOW TIDE AT 11:58 PM

AT HYANNISPORT...

LOW TIDE AT 12:17 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:57 AM
LOW TIDE AT 12:50 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 7:39 PM

AT BARNSTABLE HARBOR...

LOW TIDE AT 12:16 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:05 AM
LOW TIDE AT 12:46 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:44 PM

$$

MAZ024-190815-
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.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....48 DEGREES.
EAST COAST WATER....48 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 60S.
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - 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 LIFEGUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND
12 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NANTUCKET...

LOW TIDE AT 12:27 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:56 AM
LOW TIDE AT 1:03 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 7:39 PM

AT GREAT POINT...

LOW TIDE AT 12:14 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:37 AM
LOW TIDE AT 12:44 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 7:16 PM

$$

MAZ023-190815-
DUKES MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN AND AQUINNAH
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...50 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 60S.
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 15 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - 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 LIFEGUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SQUIBNOCKET POINT...

HIGH TIDE AT 1:29 AM
LOW TIDE AT 8:05 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:04 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:34 PM

$$

MAZ020-190815-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, AND NEW BEDFORD
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...51 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 70S.
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 13 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT 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 LIFEGUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT WESTPORT HARBOR...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:23 AM
LOW TIDE AT 8:40 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:58 PM
LOW TIDE AT 9:09 PM

$$

RIZ007-190815-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, AND LITTLE COMPTON
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...51 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 70S.
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 12 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT 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 LIFEGUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NEWPORT...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:14 AM
LOW TIDE AT 8:07 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:49 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:36 PM

$$

RIZ006-190815-
WASHINGTON RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, AND WESTERLY
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...51 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 70S.
WINDS...............WEST WINDS 10 TO 12 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT 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 LIFEGUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT WATCH HILL POINT...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:55 AM
LOW TIDE AT 9:23 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 3:30 PM
LOW TIDE AT 9:52 PM

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

HIGH TIDE AT 2:13 AM
LOW TIDE AT 8:26 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:57 PM
LOW TIDE AT 9:02 PM

AT NARRAGANSETT PIER...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:03 AM
LOW TIDE AT 8:18 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:38 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:47 PM

$$

RIZ008-190815-
BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............10 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...51 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 60S.
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 16 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...8 - 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 LIFEGUARD...AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT BLOCK ISLAND...OLD HARBOR...

HIGH TIDE AT 2:05 AM
LOW TIDE AT 8:33 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:52 PM
LOW TIDE AT 9:06 PM

$$

MAZ019-190815-
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, AND SCITUATE
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............7 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...48 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.
WINDS...............WEST WINDS 10 TO 11 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - 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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND
9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 8 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SCITUATE HARBOR...

HIGH TIDE AT 6:00 AM
LOW TIDE AT 12:22 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:40 PM

AT PLYMOUTH...

LOW TIDE AT 12:19 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:09 AM
LOW TIDE AT 12:50 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:45 PM

$$

MAZ015-016-190815-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, WINTHROP,
BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, AND WEYMOUTH
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT.
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...48 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 80S.
WINDS...............WEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY 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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND
9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT BOSTON...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:54 AM
LOW TIDE AT 12:16 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:33 PM

$$

MAZ007-190815-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, AND NEWBURYPORT
314 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.
SWELL...............SOUTH 1 TO 2 FEET.
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.
WATER TEMPERATURE...48 DEGREES.
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 70S.
WINDS...............WEST WINDS 11 TO 12 MPH.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY 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.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
7 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT NEWBURYPORT...

LOW TIDE AT 12:35 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:23 AM
LOW TIDE AT 1:08 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:59 PM

AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR...

HIGH TIDE AT 5:54 AM
LOW TIDE AT 12:12 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6:33 PM

$$

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