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000 FZUS51 KBOX 201716 CWFBOX Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to 25 NM ANZ200-210600- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A cold front will cross the waters late this afternoon and evening. Another round of showers likely later today, and possibly a few rumbles of thunder. Fair weather high pres will bring dry weather across the waters Mon through most of Tue. Rain chances increase Tue night into Wed morning as low pres passes overhead. Dry weather returns Wed and Thu as another high pres begins building E over New England. 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. $$ ANZ250-210600- Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ251-210600- Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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. $$ ANZ231-210600- Cape Cod Bay- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Numerous showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. Areas of fog. Numerous showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. .TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. .TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ254-210600- Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA out 20 nm- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. Isolated showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of dense fog. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW 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. $$ ANZ255-210600- Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of dense fog. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ256-210600- Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of Block Island- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW 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. $$ ANZ232-210600- Nantucket Sound- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of dense fog. Numerous showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .WED...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ233-210600- Vineyard Sound- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds around 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. $$ ANZ234-210600- Buzzards Bay- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Isolated showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .THU...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ235-210600- Rhode Island Sound- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW 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. $$ ANZ237-210600- Block Island Sound- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .TUE...S winds around 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. .THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ ANZ230-210600- Boston Harbor- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 .THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Numerous showers and scattered tstms. .TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .MON...NW winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .TUE...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .WED NIGHT...NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .THU...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. Winds and waves higher in and near tstms. 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. $$ ANZ236-210600- Narragansett Bay- 116 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... .THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 NM or less. .TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 NM or less. .MON...N winds around 5 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .TUE...S winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. .TUE NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers. .WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. .THU...E winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft. .THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height. $$ 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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