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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

MAZ022-250800-
Barnstable MA-
Including the beaches of Chatham, Eastham, and Provincetown
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East Coast...............Low.
Surf Height...
   East Coast...............Around 4 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...
   East Coast...............Around 50.
Weather.....................Cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle.
High Temperature............In the upper 50s.
Winds.......................East winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Nauset Beach.............Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 07:12 AM EDT.
                            High 4.0 feet (MLLW) 01:22 PM EDT.
   Hyannisport..............Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 08:37 AM EDT.
                            High 2.8 feet (MLLW) 03:21 PM EDT.
   Barnstable Harbor........Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 08:25 AM EDT.
                            High 9.2 feet (MLLW) 02:20 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East Coast...............Low.
Surf Height...
   East Coast...............Around 4 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 3 PM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the mid 60s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Nauset Beach.............Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 07:56 AM EDT.
                            High 4.0 feet (MLLW) 02:06 PM EDT.
   Hyannisport..............Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 09:23 AM EDT.
                            High 2.8 feet (MLLW) 04:06 PM EDT.
   Barnstable Harbor........Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 09:09 AM EDT.
                            High 9.1 feet (MLLW) 03:04 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Partly sunny. A slight chance
of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 6 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest
winds around 20 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

MAZ024-250800-
Nantucket MA-
Including the beaches of Nantucket
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East Coast...............High.
   South Coast..............Moderate.
Surf Height...
   East Coast...............Around 4 feet.
   South Coast..............Around 4 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...
   East Coast...............In the lower 50s.
   South Coast..............In the lower 50s.
Weather.....................Cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle.
High Temperature............In the upper 50s.
Winds.......................East winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Nantucket................Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 08:45 AM EDT.
                            High 2.6 feet (MLLW) 03:22 PM EDT.
   Great Point..............Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 08:23 AM EDT.
                            High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 02:52 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...
   East Coast...............Low.
   South Coast..............Low.
Surf Height...
   East Coast...............Around 4 feet.
   South Coast..............Around 4 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Nantucket................Low -0.1 feet (MLLW) 09:29 AM EDT.
                            High 2.6 feet (MLLW) 04:08 PM EDT.
   Great Point..............Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 09:07 AM EDT.
                            High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 03:36 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 6 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 20 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

MAZ023-250800-
Dukes MA-
Including the beaches of Edgartown and Aquinnah
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 4 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........In the lower 50s.
Weather.....................Cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle.
High Temperature............Around 60.
Winds.......................East winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Squibnocket Point........High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 09:41 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 03:35 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 4 PM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the mid 60s.
Winds.......................South winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Squibnocket Point........High 2.6 feet (MLLW) 10:28 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 04:17 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance
of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 6 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest
winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

MAZ020-250800-
Southern Bristol MA-
Including the beaches of Westport, Dartmouth, and New Bedford
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................3 to 4 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........In the lower 50s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy
                            drizzle.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................East winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Westport Harbor..........High 2.8 feet (MLLW) 10:35 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 04:10 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 2 PM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the upper 60s.
Winds.......................South winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Westport Harbor..........High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 11:22 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 04:52 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance
of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

RIZ007-250800-
Newport RI-
Including the beaches of Newport, Middletown, and Little Compton
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 4 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........Around 50.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy
                            drizzle.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph, becoming
                            southeast in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Newport..................High 3.2 feet (MLLW) 10:26 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 03:37 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 2 PM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the upper 60s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Newport..................High 3.2 feet (MLLW) 11:13 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 04:19 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance
of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest
winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

RIZ006-250800-
Washington RI-
Including the beaches of Narragansett, Charlestown, and Westerly
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 4 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........Around 50.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy
                            drizzle.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 10 mph, becoming
                            southeast in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Watch Hill Point.........High 2.4 feet (MLLW) 11:07 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 04:53 PM EDT.
   Point Judith (Harbor)....High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 10:31 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 03:52 PM EDT.
   Narragansett Pier........High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 10:15 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 03:48 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 2 PM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the upper 60s.
Winds.......................South winds around 5 mph.
Tides...
   Watch Hill Point.........High 2.4 feet (MLLW) 11:54 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 05:35 PM EDT.
   Point Judith (Harbor)....High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 11:16 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 04:37 PM EDT.
   Narragansett Pier........High 2.9 feet (MLLW) 11:02 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 04:30 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance
of showers. Highs around 70. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

RIZ008-250800-
Block Island RI-
Including the beaches of Block Island
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 4 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........In the upper 40s.
Weather.....................Cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle.
High Temperature............In the upper 50s.
Winds.......................East winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Block Island (Old Harbor)High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 10:10 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 03:36 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming
                            south in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Block Island (Old Harbor)High 2.7 feet (MLLW) 10:55 AM EDT.
                            Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 04:20 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance
of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 6 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

MAZ019-250800-
Eastern Plymouth MA-
Including the beaches of Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Kingston,
Marshfield, Plymouth, and Scituate
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................3 to 4 feet.
UV Index**..................Moderate.
Water Temperature...........In the upper 40s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy
                            drizzle.
High Temperature............Around 60.
Winds.......................East winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Scituate Harbor..........Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 07:54 AM EDT.
                            High 8.4 feet (MLLW) 02:06 PM EDT.
   Plymouth.................Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 08:19 AM EDT.
                            High 9.3 feet (MLLW) 02:13 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 11 AM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the lower 70s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Scituate Harbor..........Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 08:39 AM EDT.
                            High 8.4 feet (MLLW) 02:50 PM EDT.
   Plymouth.................Low 0.3 feet (MLLW) 09:05 AM EDT.
                            High 9.3 feet (MLLW) 02:58 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Mostly sunny. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

MAZ015-016-250800-
Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA-
Including the beaches of Boston, Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop,
Braintree, Milton, Quincy, and Weymouth
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................3 to 4 feet.
UV Index**..................Moderate.
Water Temperature...........In the upper 40s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy
                            drizzle.
High Temperature............Around 60.
Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Boston...................Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 07:55 AM EDT.
                            High 9.2 feet (MLLW) 02:09 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 11 AM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............In the mid 70s.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Boston...................Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 08:39 AM EDT.
                            High 9.1 feet (MLLW) 02:53 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 3 feet. Mostly sunny. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest
winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box

$$

MAZ007-250800-
Eastern Essex MA-
Including the beaches of Beverly, Gloucester, and Newburyport
422 PM EDT Sun May 24 2020

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................3 to 4 feet.
UV Index**..................Moderate.
Water Temperature...........In the upper 40s.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy
                            drizzle.
High Temperature............In the upper 50s.
Winds.......................East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Newburyport..............Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 08:39 AM EDT.
                            High 7.7 feet (MLLW) 02:29 PM EDT.
   Gloucester Harbor........Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 07:51 AM EDT.
                            High 8.5 feet (MLLW) 02:09 PM EDT.

.TUESDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 11 AM, then mostly
                            sunny. Patchy fog.
High Temperature............Around 70.
Winds.......................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Newburyport..............Low 0.1 feet (MLLW) 09:22 AM EDT.
                            High 7.7 feet (MLLW) 03:14 PM EDT.
   Gloucester Harbor........Low 0.0 feet (MLLW) 08:35 AM EDT.
                            High 8.5 feet (MLLW) 02:53 PM EDT.

.WEDNESDAY...Surf height around 4 feet. Mostly sunny. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Partly sunny. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 5 feet. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest
winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/box


$$



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