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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

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

ANZ200-190715-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
NW gales on the waters this afternoon, will diminish tonight into
Wed as high pres crests over the waters. This high pres will
shift offshore late Wed into Thu, resulting in SW winds and
moderating temperatures. A storm system will approach srn New
England from the SW Fri and Fri night, which will bring a slug of
rain along with unseasonably muggy conditions.

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.

$$

ANZ250-190715-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
Seas around 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas around 5 ft, subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then
around 3 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around
9 ft, building to 12 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 11 ft, subsiding
to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 8 to
9 ft. A chance of rain in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 8 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.

$$

ANZ251-190715-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. A chance of light
freezing spray in the evening.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the
evening, then 1 foot or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then
around 2 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight with vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to
7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Rain, mainly
in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in
the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 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.

$$

ANZ231-190715-
Cape Cod Bay-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
Seas around 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. A chance of light
freezing spray in the evening.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 4 ft, subsiding to 2 ft in
the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then
around 2 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 5 to
6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft. Rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 4 ft. A chance of rain
in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 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.

$$

ANZ254-190715-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 6 ft, subsiding to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft, building to
5 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas around
11 ft, building to 14 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM
in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt,
diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight.
Seas around 14 ft, subsiding to 12 ft after midnight. Rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
11 ft. A chance of rain in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 11 ft, except up to 14 ft S and E of Nantucket.

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.

$$

ANZ255-190715-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft, building to
5 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around
12 ft, building to 15 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM
in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to around 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 15 ft, subsiding
to 13 ft after midnight. Rain, mainly in the evening. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 12 to
13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 13 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.

$$

ANZ256-190715-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft, building to 6 ft after midnight. A chance of
rain in the evening, then rain after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around 13 ft, building to
15 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
13 to 14 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
12 to 13 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.

$$

ANZ232-190715-
Nantucket Sound-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of light
freezing spray in the evening.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then
around 4 ft after midnight. Rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
6 ft. A chance of rain in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 6 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.

$$

ANZ233-190715-
Vineyard Sound-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of light
freezing spray in the evening.
.WED...W winds around 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then
around 3 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then
rain after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 7 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 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.

$$

ANZ234-190715-
Buzzards Bay-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of light
freezing spray in the evening.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less, then
around 2 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then
rain after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 40 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas around 5 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening
with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 5 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.

$$

ANZ235-190715-
Rhode Island Sound-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt,
diminishing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
increasing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of
rain in the evening, then rain after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Seas around
9 ft, building to 11 ft in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 11 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 10 ft, subsiding to 8 ft 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.

$$

ANZ237-190715-
Block Island Sound-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Seas around 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt with
gusts up to 30 kt after midnight. Seas around 2 ft, building to
5 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain
after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas around 9 ft, building to 11 ft
in the afternoon. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 10 ft. Rain, mainly
in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas around
9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
around 9 ft, subsiding to 7 ft 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.

$$

ANZ230-190715-
Boston Harbor-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Waves around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then
1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 2 ft after midnight.
Rain after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around
3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves around 3 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft. A chance of rain in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 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.

$$

ANZ236-190715-
Narragansett Bay-
140 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
Waves around 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning,
then 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt with
gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less, then
around 3 ft after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then
rain after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 NM in the evening.
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 5 to
6 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 6 ft. Rain, mainly in the evening with vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
4 to 5 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.

$$

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