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000 FZUS51 KBOX 210744 SRFBOX Surf Zone Forecast National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 For the ocean beaches of Rhode Island and Massachusetts MAZ022-212015- Barnstable MA- Including the beaches of Chatham, Eastham, and Provincetown 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. EAST COAST SURF.....1 to 2 feet. EAST COAST SWELL....South around 1 foot. EAST COAST PERIOD...1 second. EAST COAST WATER....71 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...5 - Moderate. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds 9 to 10 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 6 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 14 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 12 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Nauset Beach... Low tide at 1:28 AM. High tide at 7:40 AM. Low tide at 1:37 PM. High tide at 7:53 PM. At Hyannisport... Low tide at 2:42 AM. High tide at 9:43 AM. Low tide at 2:30 PM. High tide at 9:43 PM. At Barnstable Harbor... Low tide at 2:41 AM. High tide at 8:38 AM. Low tide at 2:50 PM. High tide at 8:51 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ MAZ024-212015- Nantucket MA- Including the beaches of Nantucket 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... SOUTH COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....Moderate. EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....Low. SOUTH COAST SURF....2 to 4 feet. EAST COAST SURF.....1 to 2 feet. SOUTH COAST SWELL...South 2 to 3 feet. SOUTH COAST PERIOD...1 second. EAST COAST SWELL....South around 2 feet. EAST COAST PERIOD...1 second. SOUTH COAST WATER...69 degrees. EAST COAST WATER....68 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...5 - Moderate. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds 11 to 12 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 8 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 17 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. West winds around 14 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Nantucket... Low tide at 3:09 AM. High tide at 9:42 AM. Low tide at 3:02 PM. High tide at 9:45 PM. At Great Point... Low tide at 2:39 AM. High tide at 9:10 AM. Low tide at 2:48 PM. High tide at 9:23 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A moderate risk of rip currents implies that individuals planning to enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure to swim within sight of a life guard, and never alone or at night. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ MAZ023-212015- Dukes MA- Including the beaches of Edgartown and Aquinnah 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............South around 2 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...72 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...5 - Moderate. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds around 11 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 9 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 16 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 14 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Squibnocket Point... High tide at 4:05 AM. Low tide at 10:13 AM. High tide at 4:42 PM. Low tide at 11:36 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ MAZ020-212015- Southern Bristol MA- Including the beaches of Westport, Dartmouth, and New Bedford 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............South 1 to 2 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...71 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...5 - Moderate. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds around 8 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 7 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. South winds around 14 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Westport Harbor... High tide at 4:59 AM. Low tide at 10:48 AM. High tide at 5:36 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ RIZ007-212015- Newport RI- Including the beaches of Newport, Middletown, and Little Compton 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............South 1 to 2 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...70 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...5 - Moderate. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds around 8 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 8 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 13 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Newport... High tide at 4:50 AM. Low tide at 10:15 AM. High tide at 5:27 PM. Low tide at 11:38 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ RIZ006-212015- Washington RI- Including the beaches of Narragansett, Charlestown, and Westerly 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............South 1 to 2 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...70 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...5 - Moderate. WEATHER.............Partly sunny. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the mid 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds around 8 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 8 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 12 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 9 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Watch Hill Point... Low tide at 12:18 AM. High tide at 5:31 AM. Low tide at 11:31 AM. High tide at 6:08 PM. At Point Judith - Harbor of Refuge... High tide at 5:02 AM. Low tide at 10:56 AM. High tide at 5:25 PM. At Narragansett Pier... High tide at 4:39 AM. Low tide at 10:26 AM. High tide at 5:16 PM. Low tide at 11:49 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ RIZ008-212015- Block Island RI- Including the beaches of Block Island 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............South 1 to 2 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...70 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...5 - Moderate. WEATHER.............Partly sunny. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds 10 to 11 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southeast winds around 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 13 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Block Island - Old Harbor... High tide at 4:48 AM. Low tide at 10:45 AM. High tide at 5:25 PM. Low tide at 11:50 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ MAZ019-212015- Eastern Plymouth MA- Including the beaches of Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Kingston, Marshfield, Plymouth, and Scituate 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............East around 4 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...68 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds around 8 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 6 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. South winds around 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 9 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Scituate Harbor... Low tide at 2:12 AM. High tide at 8:34 AM. Low tide at 2:23 PM. High tide at 8:50 PM. At Plymouth... Low tide at 2:20 AM. High tide at 8:31 AM. Low tide at 2:36 PM. High tide at 8:49 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ MAZ015-016-212015- Suffolk MA-Eastern Norfolk MA- Including the beaches of Boston, Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop, Braintree, Milton, Quincy, and Weymouth 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............East around 4 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...69 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds 7 to 8 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 6 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. South winds around 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 9 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Boston... Low tide at 2:11 AM. High tide at 8:27 AM. Low tide at 2:20 PM. High tide at 8:40 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ MAZ007-212015- Eastern Essex MA- Including the beaches of Beverly, Gloucester, and Newburyport 344 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018 .TODAY... RIP CURRENT RISK....Low. SURF................1 to 2 feet. SWELL...............East around 4 feet. PERIOD..............1 second. WATER TEMPERATURE...70 degrees. ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...7 - High. WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. HIGH TEMPERATURE....In the lower 70s. WINDS...............Northeast winds 7 to 8 mph. LIGHTNING THREAT....None. .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 6 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 9 mph. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 9 mph. TIDE INFORMATION... At Newburyport... Low tide at 2:42 AM. High tide at 8:33 AM. Low tide at 2:55 PM. High tide at 8:54 PM. At Gloucester Harbor... Low tide at 2:07 AM. High tide at 8:27 AM. Low tide at 2:16 PM. High tide at 8:40 PM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents. However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the water. && $$ For the latest updates, please visit our webpage at www.weather.gov/boston You can follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NWSBoston You can follow us on Twitter at @NWSBoston

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