Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
717 PM EDT Sat May 2 2015

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

ANZ200-031200-
717 PM EDT Sat May 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES WILL BE REMAIN SOUTH OF OUR WATERS SUN AND MON. A COLD
FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE OR TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH
PRES SYSTEM WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST LATER WED INTO THU.

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.

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ANZ250-031200-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 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 AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W 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.

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ANZ251-031200-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ231-031200-
CAPE COD BAY-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 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.

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ANZ254-031200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 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...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.

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.

$$

ANZ255-031200-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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.

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.

$$

ANZ256-031200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 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.

$$

ANZ232-031200-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ233-031200-
VINEYARD SOUND-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...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.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 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.

$$

ANZ234-031200-
BUZZARDS BAY-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...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.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 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.

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.

$$

ANZ235-031200-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.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.

$$

ANZ237-031200-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

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

$$

ANZ230-031200-
BOSTON HARBOR-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

ANZ236-031200-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
717 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W 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.

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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