Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 PM EDT Fri May 1 2015

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

ANZ200-020600-
117 PM EDT Fri May 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
LOW CLOUDS AND FOG MAY BE AN ISSUE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING AS A COASTAL LOW WELL S OF NEW ENGLAND SWEEPS E AND OUT TO
SEA. A BRIEF PERIOD OF HIGH PRESSURE INTO THE EARLY WEEK FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER COLD FRONT BY MIDWEEK.

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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ANZ250-020600-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ251-020600-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ231-020600-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ254-020600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ255-020600-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ256-020600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ232-020600-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ233-020600-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ234-020600-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ235-020600-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. 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.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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.

$$

ANZ237-020600-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ230-020600-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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.

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.

$$

ANZ236-020600-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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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