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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
117 AM EDT Mon May 4 2015

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

ANZ200-041800-
117 AM EDT Mon May 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY MOVE SE OF THE WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH MON
NIGHT WHILE A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NW. THE COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE OR TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER
NEW ENGLAND AND ITS ADJACENT WATERS WED THROUGH FRI.

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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ANZ250-041800-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS AROUND 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 2 TO 4 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 AROUND 2 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 10 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.

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ANZ251-041800-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S 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 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S 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.

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ANZ231-041800-
CAPE COD BAY-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...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. 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.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ254-041800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 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 3 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ255-041800-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S 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. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 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 AROUND 2 FT.
.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...S 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.

$$

ANZ256-041800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS AROUND 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.

$$

ANZ232-041800-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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. 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. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ233-041800-
VINEYARD SOUND-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

ANZ234-041800-
BUZZARDS BAY-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

ANZ235-041800-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 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 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.

$$

ANZ237-041800-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 5 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...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 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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 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.

$$

ANZ230-041800-
BOSTON HARBOR-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 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. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S 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.

$$

ANZ236-041800-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
117 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. 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 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRI...S 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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