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000 FZUS51 KBOX 221356 CWFBOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to 25 NM ANZ200-230215- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Arctic air and breezy NW winds will diminish this morning as high pressure builds over the waters. Widespread moderate to heavy freezing spray will also diminish with the diminishing wind. A sweeping area of low pressure late Wednesday through Thursday with a soaking rain and gale force South winds. Arctic air and high pressure Friday into Saturday. 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. $$ ANZ250-230215- Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas around 11 ft, subsiding to 8 ft this afternoon. Freezing spray. .TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 6 ft, subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. .WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 7 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain likely in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 6 ft. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ251-230215- Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Freezing spray. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of rain in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. 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. $$ ANZ231-230215- Cape Cod Bay- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Freezing spray. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft after midnight. .WED...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain likely in the evening. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ254-230215- Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA out 20 nm- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing to 35 kt this afternoon. Seas around 12 ft, subsiding to 10 ft this afternoon. Freezing spray. .TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 7 ft, subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. .WED...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. .WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. .THU...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the afternoon. .THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt, decreasing to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 10 ft, except 13 to 14 ft S and E of Nantucket. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain likely in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 7 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 6 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. 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. $$ ANZ255-230215- Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Freezing spray. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. .WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 8 ft, building to 10 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. A chance of rain in the evening. Rain likely after midnight. .THU...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, increasing to 50 kt in the afternoon. Seas 13 to 14 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 12 to 13 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain likely in the evening. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 8 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 7 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ256-230215- Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of Block Island- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas around 8 ft, subsiding to 6 ft this afternoon. Light freezing spray this morning. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 6 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 8 ft, building to 10 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 15 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 13 ft, subsiding to 11 ft after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening. .FRI...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. .FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 8 ft. .SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 7 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 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. $$ ANZ232-230215- Nantucket Sound- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt, decreasing to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Freezing spray. .TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. .THU...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain likely in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ233-230215- Vineyard Sound- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt, decreasing to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Freezing spray this morning. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...SW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 7 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 6 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Seas around 5 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. 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. $$ ANZ234-230215- Buzzards Bay- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Freezing spray this morning. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 4 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ235-230215- Rhode Island Sound- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Freezing spray this morning. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 7 ft, building to 9 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 12 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 11 ft, subsiding to 9 ft after midnight. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 8 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 7 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas 5 to 6 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. 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. $$ ANZ237-230215- Block Island Sound- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft this afternoon. Freezing spray this morning. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 5 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...S winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 10 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 7 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 6 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 5 ft. .SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of snow showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ230-230215- Boston Harbor- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... .TODAY...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less. .WED...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of rain in the evening. .FRI...W winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less. .SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of snow showers after midnight. 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. $$ ANZ236-230215- Narragansett Bay- 856 AM EST Tue Jan 22 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... .TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight. .WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon. .WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Waves around 5 ft, building to 7 ft after midnight. Patchy fog. Rain. .THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves around 8 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM. .THU NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 7 to 8 ft at the bay entrance. Patchy fog in the evening. A chance of rain in the evening. .FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 4 to 5 ft. .FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 3 ft. .SAT NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Waves around 3 ft. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ 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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