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FZUS51 KBOX 280751  
SRFBOX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
FOR THE OCEAN BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS
 
 
MAZ022-282015-  
BARNSTABLE MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, EASTHAM, AND PROVINCETOWN  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....LOW.  
EAST COAST SURF.....1 TO 2 FEET.  
EAST COAST SWELL.....SOUTHEAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...6 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST WATER....42 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND  
PATCHY DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST AROUND  
5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 18 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NAUSET BEACH...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 5:19 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:27 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 5:42 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:48 PM  
 
AT HYANNISPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:46 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:30 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:12 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:54 PM  
 
AT BARNSTABLE HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:03 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:32 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:25 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:55 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ024-282015-  
NANTUCKET MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SOUTH COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....LOW.  
SOUTH COAST SURF....1 TO 2 FEET.  
EAST COAST SURF.....1 TO 2 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST SWELL....SOUTHEAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST PERIOD...6 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTHEAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...6 SECONDS.  
SOUTH COAST WATER....40 DEGREES.  
EAST COAST WATER....41 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE  
THUNDERSTORMS AND DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 17 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NANTUCKET...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:48 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:39 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:16 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:00 PM  
 
AT GREAT POINT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:35 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:30 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:57 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:53 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ023-282015-  
DUKES MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN AND AQUINNAH  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...39 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE  
THUNDERSTORMS AND DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 13 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SQUIBNOCKET POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:05 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:57 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:15 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:18 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ020-282015-  
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, AND NEW BEDFORD  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...39 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN WITH  
POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS AND DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST AROUND  
5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WESTPORT HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:40 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:51 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:50 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:12 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ007-282015-  
NEWPORT RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, AND LITTLE COMPTON  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE  
THUNDERSTORMS AND DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 13 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWPORT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:07 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:42 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:17 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:03 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ006-282015-  
WASHINGTON RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, AND WESTERLY  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE  
THUNDERSTORMS AND DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
11 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WATCH HILL POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:23 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:23 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:33 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:44 PM  
 
AT POINT JUDITH...HARBOR OF REFUGE...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:32 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:40 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:32 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:00 PM  
 
AT NARRAGANSETT PIER...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:18 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:31 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:28 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:52 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ008-282015-  
BLOCK ISLAND RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE  
THUNDERSTORMS AND DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............EAST WINDS 7 TO 8 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 16 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BLOCK ISLAND...OLD HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:37 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:43 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:40 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:02 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ019-282015-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,  
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, AND SCITUATE  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............EAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...41 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN AND PATCHY DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST AROUND  
5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SCITUATE HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 6:03 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:16 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:26 PM  
 
AT PLYMOUTH...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:02 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:27 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:25 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:49 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ015-016-282015-  
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, WINTHROP,  
BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, AND WEYMOUTH  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............EAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...41 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN AND PATCHY DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
11 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BOSTON...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 6:02 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:14 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:25 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ007-282015-  
EASTERN ESSEX MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, AND NEWBURYPORT  
351 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............EAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...42 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN LIKELY AND PATCHY  
DRIZZLE.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS ARE  
NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENHANCED RIP CURRENTS.  
HOWEVER...RIP CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES  
AND OTHER STRUCTURES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 14 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWBURYPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:16 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:46 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:39 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:08 PM  
 
AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 5:58 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:14 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:21 PM  
 

 
 
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