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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

Gert will continue to move out to sea. However, lingering swells will
lead to a moderate risk for rip currents especially on the Islands and
ocean exposed portions of Cape Cod.

MAZ007-170815-
Eastern Essex MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, and NEWBURYPORT
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................2 to 3 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 3 feet.
Period..............11 seconds.
Water Temperature...69 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the upper 70s.
Winds...............Northwest winds around 6 mph, becoming
                    southwest around 8 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newburyport...

Low tide at 2:10 AM
High tide at 7:59 AM
Low tide at 2:25 PM
High tide at 8:25 PM

At Gloucester Harbor...

Low tide at 1:19 AM
High tide at 7:34 AM
Low tide at 1:36 PM
High tide at 7:55 PM

$$

MAZ015-170815-
Suffolk MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, and WINTHROP
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 3 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 2 feet.
Period..............10 seconds.
Water Temperature...69 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....Around 80.
Winds...............Northwest winds around 6 mph, becoming
                    southwest around 8 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest
winds around 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds around 6 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 8 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Boston...

Low tide at 1:23 AM
High tide at 7:34 AM
Low tide at 1:40 PM
High tide at 7:55 PM

$$

MAZ016-170815-
Eastern Norfolk MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, and WEYMOUTH
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 3 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 2 feet.
Period..............10 seconds.
Water Temperature...69 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....Around 80.
Winds...............Northwest winds around 6 mph, becoming
                    southwest around 8 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest
winds around 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds around 6 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 8 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Boston...

Low tide at 1:23 AM
High tide at 7:34 AM
Low tide at 1:40 PM
High tide at 7:55 PM

$$

MAZ019-170815-
Eastern Plymouth MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, and SCITUATE
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Low.
Surf................1 to 2 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 2 feet.
Period..............9 seconds.
Water Temperature...68 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the upper 70s.
Winds...............Northwest winds around 6 mph, becoming west
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds around 7 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Scituate Harbor...

Low tide at 1:27 AM
High tide at 7:42 AM
Low tide at 1:44 PM
High tide at 8:05 PM

At Plymouth...

Low tide at 1:49 AM
High tide at 7:46 AM
Low tide at 2:08 PM
High tide at 8:11 PM

$$

MAZ022-170815-
Barnstable MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, eastHAM, and PROVINCETOWN
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.Tomorrow...
East Coast Rip Current Risk.....Moderate.
East Coast Surf.....3 to 4 feet.
East Coast Swell.....Southeast 3 to 4 feet.
East Coast Period...10 seconds.
East Coast Water....69 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............North winds around 6 mph, becoming southwest in
                    the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Highs in
the mid 70s. South winds around 9 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 14 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nauset Beach...

Low tide at 12:40 AM
High tide at 6:47 AM
Low tide at 12:57 PM
High tide at 7:08 PM

At Hyannisport...

Low tide at 1:57 AM
High tide at 8:35 AM
Low tide at 2:02 PM
High tide at 8:53 PM

At Barnstable Harbor...

Low tide at 1:53 AM
High tide at 7:45 AM
Low tide at 2:10 PM
High tide at 8:06 PM

$$

MAZ023-170815-
Dukes MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN and AQUINNAH
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 3 feet.
Period..............9 seconds.
Water Temperature...70 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the lower 70s.
Winds...............Northeast winds around 8 mph, becoming south in
                    the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Highs in
the lower 70s. South winds around 9 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds around 15 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Squibnocket Point...

High tide at 3:21 AM
Low tide at 9:31 AM
High tide at 3:56 PM
Low tide at 11:23 PM

$$

MAZ024-170815-
Nantucket MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.Tomorrow...
South Coast Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
East Coast Rip Current Risk.....Moderate.
South Coast Surf....2 to 4 feet.
East Coast Surf.....3 to 4 feet.
South Coast Swell....Southeast around 3 feet.
South Coast Period...9 seconds.
East Coast Swell....Southeast 3 to 4 feet.
East Coast Period...10 seconds.
South Coast Water....66 degrees.
East Coast Water....66 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............Northeast winds around 8 mph, becoming south in
                    the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Highs in
the lower 70s. South winds around 9 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 14 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nantucket...

Low tide at 2:12 AM
High tide at 8:42 AM
Low tide at 2:16 PM
High tide at 9:00 PM

At Great Point...

Low tide at 1:51 AM
High tide at 8:17 AM
Low tide at 2:08 PM
High tide at 8:38 PM

$$

RIZ008-170815-
Block Island RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 3 to 4 feet.
Period..............9 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the lower 70s.
Winds...............Northeast winds around 8 mph, becoming south
                    around 9 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds around 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds around 11 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds around 15 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Block Island...Old Harbor...

High tide at 4:09 AM
Low tide at 9:58 AM
High tide at 4:45 PM
Low tide at 11:42 PM

$$

RIZ006-170815-
Washington RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, and WESTERLY
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 3 to 4 feet.
Period..............9 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............Northeast winds around 6 mph, becoming south
                    around 9 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds around 8 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds around 12 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Watch Hill Point...

High tide at 4:47 AM
Low tide at 10:49 AM
High tide at 5:22 PM

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

High tide at 4:07 AM
Low tide at 9:57 AM
High tide at 4:46 PM
Low tide at 11:50 PM

At Narragansett Pier...

High tide at 3:55 AM
Low tide at 9:44 AM
High tide at 4:30 PM
Low tide at 11:36 PM

$$

RIZ007-170815-
Newport RI-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, and LITTLE COMPTON
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast 3 to 4 feet.
Period..............9 seconds.
Water Temperature...71 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the mid 70s.
Winds...............North winds around 6 mph, becoming south around
                    8 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds around 8 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds around 12 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newport...

High tide at 4:06 AM
Low tide at 9:33 AM
High tide at 4:41 PM
Low tide at 11:25 PM

$$

MAZ020-170815-
Southern Bristol MA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, and NEW BEDFORD
340 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.Tomorrow...
Rip Current Risk....Moderate.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Swell...............Southeast around 3 feet.
Period..............10 seconds.
Water Temperature...70 degrees.
Weather.............Sunny.
High Temperature....In the upper 70s.
Winds...............North winds around 5 mph, becoming south around
                    8 mph in the afternoon.
Ultraviolet Index...8 - 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 lifeguard, and never alone or at night.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds around 7 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds around 12 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Westport Harbor...

High tide at 4:15 AM
Low tide at 10:06 AM
High tide at 4:50 PM
Low tide at 11:58 PM

$$

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