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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
717 AM EDT Wed May 6 2015

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

ANZ200-070000-
717 AM EDT Wed May 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED TO THE EAST OF THE
WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPING OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COASTAL WATERS WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY INTO THE
WEEKEND.

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.

$$

ANZ250-070000-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

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

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.

$$

ANZ251-070000-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING
SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ231-070000-
CAPE COD BAY-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...SW 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...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

$$

ANZ254-070000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY
FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ255-070000-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.

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.

$$

ANZ256-070000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH 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 AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ232-070000-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ233-070000-
VINEYARD SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 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...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 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.

$$

ANZ234-070000-
BUZZARDS BAY-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH 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...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN 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.

$$

ANZ235-070000-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 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...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 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.

$$

ANZ237-070000-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 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.

$$

ANZ230-070000-
BOSTON HARBOR-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 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.

$$

ANZ236-070000-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
717 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
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.

$$


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