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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

For the ocean beaches of Rhode Island and Massachusetts

MAZ022-220815-
Barnstable MA-
Including the beaches of Chatham, Eastham, and Provincetown
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
EAST COAST SURF.....3 to 5 feet.
EAST COAST SWELL....Southeast around 5 feet.
EAST COAST PERIOD...9 seconds.
EAST COAST SWELL....East around 2 feet.
EAST COAST PERIOD...7 seconds.
EAST COAST WATER....40 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 40s.
WINDS...............Southeast winds around 17 mph, becoming
                    southwest around 16 mph in the afternoon.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Breezy. West winds around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers. Highs in the lower
40s. Breezy. West winds around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 19 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nauset Beach...

Low tide at 6:07 AM.
High tide at 12:17 PM.
Low tide at 6:31 PM.

At Hyannisport...

High tide at 1:36 AM.
Low tide at 7:22 AM.
High tide at 2:05 PM.
Low tide at 7:47 PM.

At Barnstable Harbor...

High tide at 12:51 AM.
Low tide at 7:20 AM.
High tide at 1:15 PM.
Low tide at 7:44 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

MAZ024-220815-
Nantucket MA-
Including the beaches of Nantucket
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
SOUTH COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....High.
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....Moderate.
SOUTH COAST SURF....6 to 8 feet.
EAST COAST SURF.....5 to 6 feet.
SOUTH COAST SWELL...Southeast around 7 feet.
SOUTH COAST PERIOD...10 seconds.
EAST COAST SWELL....Southeast 5 to 6 feet.
EAST COAST PERIOD...9 seconds.
SOUTH COAST WATER...40 degrees.
EAST COAST WATER....40 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 40s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 17 to 22 mph.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Windy. West winds around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Isolated snow showers. Highs in the lower
40s. Breezy. West winds around 27 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 18 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Nantucket...

High tide at 1:43 AM.
Low tide at 7:31 AM.
High tide at 2:13 PM.
Low tide at 7:55 PM.

At Great Point...

High tide at 1:23 AM.
Low tide at 7:18 AM.
High tide at 1:47 PM.
Low tide at 7:42 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A high risk of rip currents means dangerous and potentially
life-threatening conditions exist for all people entering the
surf.People visiting the beaches should stay out of the high surf.

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

MAZ023-220815-
Dukes MA-
Including the beaches of Edgartown and Aquinnah
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................6 to 8 feet.
SWELL...............Southeast 7 to 8 feet.
PERIOD..............10 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 40s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 14 to 19 mph.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers with isolated snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Breezy. West winds around 27 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Breezy. West winds
around 26 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 17 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Squibnocket Point...

Low tide at 3:00 AM.
High tide at 8:51 AM.
Low tide at 3:12 PM.
High tide at 9:16 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

MAZ020-220815-
Southern Bristol MA-
Including the beaches of Westport, Dartmouth, and New Bedford
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................6 to 10 feet.
SWELL...............South 7 to 9 feet.
PERIOD..............9 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Rain likely.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 40s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 12 to 14 mph.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. West winds around 21 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
0 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 13 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Westport Harbor...

Low tide at 3:35 AM.
High tide at 9:45 AM.
Low tide at 3:47 PM.
High tide at 10:10 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

RIZ007-220815-
Newport RI-
Including the beaches of Newport, Middletown, and Little Compton
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................6 to 8 feet.
SWELL...............South 7 to 8 feet.
PERIOD..............9 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 40s.
WINDS...............South winds around 12 mph, becoming west around
                    14 mph in the afternoon.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. West winds around 21 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
1 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 14 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newport...

Low tide at 3:02 AM.
High tide at 9:36 AM.
Low tide at 3:14 PM.
High tide at 10:01 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

RIZ006-220815-
Washington RI-
Including the beaches of Narragansett, Charlestown, and Westerly
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................6 to 8 feet.
SWELL...............Southeast 7 to 8 feet.
PERIOD..............9 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 40s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 10 to 14 mph.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
0 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 12 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Watch Hill Point...

Low tide at 4:18 AM.
High tide at 10:17 AM.
Low tide at 4:30 PM.
High tide at 10:42 PM.

At Point Judith - Harbor of Refuge...

Low tide at 4:18 AM.
High tide at 10:17 AM.
Low tide at 4:30 PM.
High tide at 10:42 PM.

At Narragansett Pier...

Low tide at 3:13 AM.
High tide at 9:25 AM.
Low tide at 3:25 PM.
High tide at 9:50 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

RIZ008-220815-
Block Island RI-
Including the beaches of Block Island
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................6 to 8 feet.
SWELL...............Southeast 7 to 8 feet.
PERIOD..............9 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...41 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 40s.
WINDS...............Southwest winds 16 to 21 mph.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Breezy. West winds around 29 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Breezy. West winds
around 27 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds
around 19 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Block Island - Old Harbor...

Low tide at 3:16 AM.
High tide at 9:24 AM.
Low tide at 3:28 PM.
High tide at 9:48 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

MAZ019-220815-
Eastern Plymouth MA-
Including the beaches of Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Kingston,
Marshfield, Plymouth, and Scituate
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................4 to 6 feet.
SWELL...............East 4 to 6 feet.
PERIOD..............9 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...39 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 40s.
WINDS...............Southeast winds around 13 mph, becoming
                    southwest around 12 mph in the afternoon.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 14 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Scituate Harbor...

High tide at 12:43 AM.
Low tide at 6:51 AM.
High tide at 1:07 PM.
Low tide at 7:15 PM.

At Plymouth...

High tide at 12:49 AM.
Low tide at 7:10 AM.
High tide at 1:14 PM.
Low tide at 7:34 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

MAZ015-016-220815-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-
Including the beaches of Boston, Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop,
Braintree, Milton, Quincy, and Weymouth
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................5 to 6 feet.
SWELL...............East 4 to 7 feet.
PERIOD..............9 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...39 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Scattered showers.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the upper 40s.
WINDS...............Southeast winds around 13 mph, becoming west
                    around 12 mph in the afternoon.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds around 20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 14 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Boston...

High tide at 12:40 AM.
Low tide at 6:50 AM.
High tide at 1:04 PM.
Low tide at 7:14 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&

$$

MAZ007-220815-
Eastern Essex MA-
Including the beaches of Beverly, Gloucester, and Newburyport
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TOMORROW...
RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate.
SURF................5 to 6 feet.
SWELL...............East 3 to 7 feet.
PERIOD..............9 seconds.
WATER TEMPERATURE...39 degrees.
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - Low.
WEATHER.............Cloudy. Patchy fog. Rain likely.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 40s.
WINDS...............East winds around 16 mph, becoming west in the
                    afternoon.
LIGHTNING THREAT....None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Numerous rain and snow showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. West winds around 18 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds around 21 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest
winds around 14 mph.

TIDE INFORMATION...

At Newburyport...

High tide at 1:03 AM.
Low tide at 7:31 AM.
High tide at 1:28 PM.
Low tide at 7:54 PM.

At Gloucester Harbor...

High tide at 12:40 AM.
Low tide at 6:46 AM.
High tide at 1:04 PM.
Low tide at 7:10 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 life guard, and never alone or at night.
Always have a flotation device with you in the water.

&&


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