Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
717 AM EDT Mon May 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO
25 NM

ANZ200-050000-
717 AM EDT Mon May 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE THEN BUILDS IN FROM THE GREAT LAKES FOR WEDNESDAY...THEN
SHIFTS OFFSHORE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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.

$$

ANZ250-050000-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW 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.

$$

ANZ251-050000-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ231-050000-
CAPE COD BAY-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ254-050000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ255-050000-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ256-050000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ232-050000-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ233-050000-
VINEYARD SOUND-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ234-050000-
BUZZARDS BAY-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ235-050000-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ237-050000-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$

ANZ230-050000-
BOSTON HARBOR-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ236-050000-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
717 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...
EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS... EXCEPT 2 TO
4 FT AT THE BAY ENTRANCE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI 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.

$$




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