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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KBOX

FZUS51 KBOX 171116
CWFBOX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Taunton MA
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

ANZ200-180000-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters

Large high pressure will settle across the waters this week. A cold
front is expected to cross the region early 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.



ANZ250-180000-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW
5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, becoming SW
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 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.



ANZ251-180000-
Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming NW
5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

WED
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW
around 5 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT 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.



ANZ231-180000-
Cape Cod Bay-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around
2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

SAT NIGHT
SW 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.



ANZ254-180000-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to
5 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT 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.



ANZ255-180000-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard
and Nantucket-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt this
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT 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.



ANZ256-180000-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out
to 20 nm South of Block Island-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY


TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this morning.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.

SAT 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.



ANZ232-180000-
Nantucket Sound-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt, diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

SAT NIGHT
SW 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.



ANZ233-180000-
Vineyard Sound-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

THU
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.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

FRI
NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

SAT NIGHT
SW 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.



ANZ234-180000-
Buzzards Bay-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this
afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas around 2 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

THU
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.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less.

SAT NIGHT
SW 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.



ANZ235-180000-
Rhode Island Sound-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Seas
2 to 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 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 2 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT 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.



ANZ237-180000-
Block Island Sound-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 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 2 to 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas
3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NW winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to
4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

SAT 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.



ANZ230-180000-
Boston Harbor-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W around 5 kt this
afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning.
Waves around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around
2 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
around 2 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 foot
or less.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

SAT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

SAT NIGHT
SW 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.



ANZ236-180000-
Narragansett Bay-
716 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TODAY
N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing
to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft.

TONIGHT
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt after midnight.
Waves around 2 ft.

WED
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

WED NIGHT
SW winds around 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves
2 to 3 ft.

FRI
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT
W winds around 5 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SW winds around 5 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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