Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO
25 NM

ANZ200-261200-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SOUTH OF THE WATERS TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
DROP ACROSS THE WATERS THU...THEN RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT FRI.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.
BEHIND IT...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE GULF OF MAINE SUNDAY AND
MON.

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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ANZ250-261200-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ251-261200-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ231-261200-
CAPE COD BAY-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

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ANZ254-261200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ255-261200-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 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.

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ANZ256-261200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ232-261200-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ233-261200-
VINEYARD SOUND-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ234-261200-
BUZZARDS BAY-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON 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.

$$

ANZ235-261200-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ237-261200-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ230-261200-
BOSTON HARBOR-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON 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.

$$

ANZ236-261200-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
718 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 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.

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