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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KBOX

FZUS51 KBOX 280803
CWFBOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

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

ANZ200-282030-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters

A cold front will dissipate near the south coast today. Low pres
will move off the mid Atlantic coast tonight and track south of
New England Sat which may bring a period of gale force NE winds.
This early season gale will slowly move offshore Sunday with weak
high pres building over the waters Mon. Another weak low pres may
track to the south Tue.

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.



ANZ250-282030-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
7 to 10 ft.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

TUE
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW 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.



ANZ251-282030-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
6 ft.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 7 ft.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

MON
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TUE
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 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.



ANZ231-282030-
Cape Cod Bay-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.

TONIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to
5 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog.
A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby
1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 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.



ANZ254-282030-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to
20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
8 to 11 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 6 to
9 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

MON
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. A chance of rain.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. Areas of fog.
A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 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.



ANZ255-282030-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain
likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
8 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of
rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

MON
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Areas of fog. A
chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 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.



ANZ256-282030-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 NM or less.

TONIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt, diminishing to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 5 to
7 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 8 ft. A chance of rain.

MON
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Areas of fog.
A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 10 to 15 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.



ANZ232-282030-
Nantucket Sound-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog
this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, increasing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 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.



ANZ233-282030-
Vineyard Sound-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. Patchy fog
this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming E after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
around 2 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 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.



ANZ234-282030-
Buzzards Bay-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas
1 foot or less.

TONIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A
chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot
or less. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
1 foot or less. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 1 foot or
less. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 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.



ANZ235-282030-
Rhode Island Sound-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TONIGHT
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Patchy fog. Rain
likely. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

MON
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around
2 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW 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.



ANZ237-282030-
Block Island Sound-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas
around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 NM or less.

TONIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of
rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

SUN
NE winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

MON
NE winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE NIGHT
NW 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.



ANZ230-282030-
Boston Harbor-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

TODAY
NW winds around 5 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.

TONIGHT
E winds around 5 kt, becoming NE with gusts up to
20 kt after midnight. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around
2 ft, except 4 to 6 ft at the outer harbor entrance.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

MON
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUE NIGHT
NW 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.



ANZ236-282030-
Narragansett Bay-
403 AM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

TODAY
W winds around 5 kt, becoming S around 5 kt this
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog this morning. A
slight chance of showers this afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 NM this
morning.

TONIGHT
SE winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight.
Waves 1 foot or less. Patchy fog. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to
3 NM.

SAT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to
3 ft. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.

SUN
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 1 foot
or less.

SUN NIGHT
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the
evening. Waves 1 foot or less.

MON
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot
or less. A chance of rain.

MON NIGHT
NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
1 foot or less. A chance of rain. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

TUE
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUE NIGHT
NW 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.



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