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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

ANZ200-282030-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE WATERS TODAY THEN MOVE OFFSHORE THIS
WEEKEND. THIS HIGH THEN MERGES WITH THE BERMUDA HIGH AND DOMINATES
EAST COAST WEATHER MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

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.

$$

ANZ250-282030-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

ANZ251-282030-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ231-282030-
CAPE COD BAY-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ254-282030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ255-282030-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ256-282030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ232-282030-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ233-282030-
VINEYARD SOUND-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ234-282030-
BUZZARDS BAY-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ235-282030-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ237-282030-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE 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.

$$

ANZ230-282030-
BOSTON HARBOR-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ236-282030-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE 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.

$$


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