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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to
25 NM

ANZ200-171300-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
High pres builds over New Eng Sun, then a warm front will lift
across the waters Mon. Another cold front will sweep across New  Eng
and the coastal waters Tue night followed by gusty winds Wed.

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.

$$

ANZ250-171300-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
snow showers.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ251-171300-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A slight chance of snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of snow showers.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow and rain showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ231-171300-
Cape Cod Bay-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A slight chance of snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain and
snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ254-171300-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A slight chance of
snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of rain and snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ255-171300-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W around 5 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ256-171300-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ232-171300-
Nantucket Sound-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A chance of rain and
snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ233-171300-
Vineyard Sound-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of snow
showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of rain
and snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ234-171300-
Buzzards Bay-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of snow showers
this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming W after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less. A chance of rain and snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ235-171300-
Rhode Island Sound-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of
snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 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.

$$

ANZ237-171300-
Block Island Sound-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of snow showers
this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of snow showers.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
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.

$$

ANZ230-171300-
Boston Harbor-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft. A slight chance of snow showers this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance
of snow showers.
.MON...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds around 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-171300-
Narragansett Bay-
716 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Snow showers likely
this evening.
.SUN...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MON...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SW around 5 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUE...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE 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.

$$

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