Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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

ANZ200-160330-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters...
A cold front will slowly the waters tonight. The front will stall
near or just off the New England south coast Thu. Another cold
front will approach the waters from the west Fri night and Sat.
High pres builds across on Sunday.

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.

$$

ANZ250-160330-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ251-160330-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S. Seas around
2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less.
.FRI...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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.

$$

ANZ231-160330-
Cape Cod Bay-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI...SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S with gusts up to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ254-160330-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt.
Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers with isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 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.

$$

ANZ255-160330-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt.
Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers with
isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
.THU...W winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming
W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW 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.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
showers.

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.

$$

ANZ256-160330-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt.
Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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.

$$

ANZ232-160330-
Nantucket Sound-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of showers with isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW 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.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ233-160330-
Vineyard Sound-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...W winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW 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.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 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.

$$

ANZ234-160330-
Buzzards Bay-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 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.

$$

ANZ235-160330-
Rhode Island Sound-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW 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.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds around 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ237-160330-
Block Island Sound-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW 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.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 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.

$$

ANZ230-160330-
Boston Harbor-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU...SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Waves
1 foot or less. A chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, except
2 to 4 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
.SUN...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less, except 2 to
4 ft at the outer harbor entrance.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-160330-
Narragansett Bay-
1032 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,
diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.
.SAT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

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.

$$

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