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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.For the ocean beaches of Rhode Island and Massachusetts...

MAZ007-182015-
Eastern Essex MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, and NEWBURYPORT
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 1 foot.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely.
High Temperature....In the lower 70s.
Winds...............Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...3 - Moderate.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds
around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newburyport...

Low tide at 3:10 AM
High tide at 9:02 AM
Low tide at 3:25 PM
High tide at 9:26 PM

At Gloucester Harbor...

Low tide at 2:20 AM
High tide at 8:37 AM
Low tide at 2:37 PM
High tide at 8:57 PM

$$

MAZ015-182015-
Suffolk MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, and WINTHROP
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 1 foot.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............South winds 7 to 12 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...3 - Moderate.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Boston...

Low tide at 2:24 AM
High tide at 8:37 AM
Low tide at 2:41 PM
High tide at 8:57 PM

$$

MAZ016-182015-
Eastern Norfolk MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, and WEYMOUTH
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 1 foot.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............South winds 7 to 12 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...3 - Moderate.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds
around 5 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Boston...

Low tide at 2:24 AM
High tide at 8:37 AM
Low tide at 2:41 PM
High tide at 8:57 PM

$$

MAZ019-182015-
Eastern Plymouth MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, and SCITUATE
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 1 foot.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. Showers likely.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............South winds 8 to 13 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...3 - Moderate.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 14 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Scituate Harbor...

Low tide at 2:29 AM
High tide at 8:45 AM
Low tide at 2:45 PM
High tide at 9:07 PM

At Plymouth...

Low tide at 2:48 AM
High tide at 8:49 AM
Low tide at 3:06 PM
High tide at 9:12 PM

$$

MAZ022-182015-
Barnstable MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, eastHAM, and PROVINCETOWN
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
East Coast Rip Current Risk.....Low.
East Coast Surf.....1 to 2 feet.
East Coast Swell.....Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
East Coast Period...7 seconds.
East Coast Water....69 degrees.
Weather.............Mostly cloudy. Showers likely.
High Temperature....In the lower 70s.
Winds...............South winds 9 to 12 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...2 - Low.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 16 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 13 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds
around 9 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nauset Beach...

Low tide at 1:41 AM
High tide at 7:50 AM
Low tide at 1:58 PM
High tide at 8:10 PM

At Hyannisport...

Low tide at 2:57 AM
High tide at 9:37 AM
Low tide at 3:00 PM
High tide at 9:52 PM

At Barnstable Harbor...

Low tide at 2:54 AM
High tide at 8:48 AM
Low tide at 3:11 PM
High tide at 9:08 PM

$$

MAZ023-182015-
Dukes MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN and AQUINNAH
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...70 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. A chance of showers.
High Temperature....In the lower 70s.
Winds...............South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...2 - Low.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 18 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Squibnocket Point...

High tide at 4:28 AM
Low tide at 10:40 AM
High tide at 5:02 PM

$$

MAZ024-182015-
Nantucket MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
South Coast Rip Current Risk....Low.
East Coast Rip Current Risk.....Low.
South Coast Surf....1 to 2 feet.
East Coast Surf.....1 to 2 feet.
South Coast Swell....Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
South Coast Period...8 seconds.
East Coast Swell....Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
East Coast Period...8 seconds.
South Coast Water....66 degrees.
East Coast Water....66 degrees.
Weather.............Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
High Temperature....In the lower 70s.
Winds...............South winds 9 to 13 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...2 - Low.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows around 70. South winds around 17 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 16 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nantucket...

Low tide at 3:13 AM
High tide at 9:44 AM
Low tide at 3:15 PM
High tide at 10:00 PM

At Great Point...

Low tide at 2:52 AM
High tide at 9:20 AM
Low tide at 3:09 PM
High tide at 9:40 PM

$$

RIZ008-182015-
Block Island RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
High Temperature....In the lower 70s.
Winds...............South winds 13 to 16 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...2 - Low.
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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 18 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 13 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds
around 10 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Block Island...Old Harbor...

High tide at 5:15 AM
Low tide at 11:13 AM
High tide at 5:48 PM

$$

RIZ006-182015-
Washington RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, and WESTERLY
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............South winds 10 to 14 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...2 - Low.
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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 60s.
West winds around 6 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Watch Hill Point...

Low tide at 12:41 AM
High tide at 5:54 AM
Low tide at 11:58 AM
High tide at 6:28 PM

At Point Judith...Harbor of Refuge...

High tide at 5:15 AM
Low tide at 11:19 AM
High tide at 5:52 PM

At Narragansett Pier...

High tide at 5:02 AM
Low tide at 10:53 AM
High tide at 5:36 PM

$$

RIZ007-182015-
Newport RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, and LITTLE COMPTON
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............South winds 10 to 13 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...2 - Low.
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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 16 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 11 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 60s.
West winds around 7 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newport...

High tide at 5:13 AM
Low tide at 10:42 AM
High tide at 5:47 PM

$$

MAZ020-182015-
Southern Bristol MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, and NEW BEDFORD
401 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Today...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 1 to 2 feet.
Period..............8 seconds.
Water Temperature...70 degrees.
Weather.............Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............South winds 10 to 14 mph.
Ultraviolet Index...2 - Low.
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.

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 17 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 11 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows in the upper 60s.
Southwest winds around 7 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Westport Harbor...

High tide at 5:22 AM
Low tide at 11:15 AM
High tide at 5:56 PM

$$

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