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Coastal Waters Forecast for Massachusetts and Rhode Island
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

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

ANZ200-031600-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
Strong low pressure will continue to move up into the Canadian
Maritimes with diminishing winds this evening. High pressure High
pressure builds for Wednesday Another cold front will swing across
the waters into Wednesday evening.High pressure returns for Thursday
and Friday..

For additional information on possible hazardous weather for the
week ahead, please visit www.weather.gov/boston/ehwo.

$$

ANZ250-031600-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 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.

$$

ANZ251-031600-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW 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.

$$

ANZ231-031600-
Cape Cod Bay-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 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.

$$

ANZ254-031600-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up
to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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.

$$

ANZ255-031600-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A
chance of light freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to
15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N 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.

$$

ANZ256-031600-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 10 to
15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N 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.

$$

ANZ232-031600-
Nantucket Sound-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Light freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
25 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.

$$

ANZ233-031600-
Vineyard Sound-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...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 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 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.

$$

ANZ234-031600-
Buzzards Bay-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 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.

$$

ANZ235-031600-
Rhode Island Sound-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...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 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N 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.

$$

ANZ237-031600-
Block Island Sound-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of light freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...N 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.

$$

ANZ230-031600-
Boston Harbor-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, decreasing to
20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 kt. Waves 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.

$$

ANZ236-031600-
Narragansett Bay-
1016 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to
20 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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