Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
717 AM EDT Sun May 3 2015

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

ANZ200-040000-
717 AM EDT Sun May 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS...
HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY MOVE OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND MONDAY. 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.

$$

ANZ250-040000-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
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...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.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.

$$

ANZ251-040000-
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 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 W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WED...W 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.

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.

$$

ANZ231-040000-
CAPE COD BAY-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S 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 25 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 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO AROUND 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.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...W 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.

$$

ANZ254-040000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S 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 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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.

$$

ANZ255-040000-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.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 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.THU...W 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.

$$

ANZ256-040000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S 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 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.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.

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.

$$

ANZ232-040000-
NANTUCKET SOUND-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S 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 3 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 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG. VSBY
1 TO 3 NM.
.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.

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.

$$

ANZ233-040000-
VINEYARD SOUND-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG THIS
MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S 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 WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 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 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.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...W 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.

$$

ANZ234-040000-
BUZZARDS BAY-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S 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 AROUND 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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 AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.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...W 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.

$$

ANZ235-040000-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S 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 3 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 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO
3 NM.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.
.THU...W 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.

$$

ANZ237-040000-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.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...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.

$$

ANZ230-040000-
BOSTON HARBOR-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S 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. 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...NW 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.

$$

ANZ236-040000-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-
717 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. WAVES
2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.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...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.

$$



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