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FZUS51 KBOX 080617  
CWFBOX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO  
25 NM  
 
ANZ200-081900-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS
 
 
WEAK HIGH PRES BUILDS ACROSS THE NE WED. A STRONG ARCTIC FRONT  
SWEEPS ACROSS NEW ENGLAND LATE THU/THU NIGHT...WITH NW GUSTS TO NEAR  
GALE FORCE ON FRI. HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE WATERS THIS WEEKEND.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ250-081900-  
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK  
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY  
NIGHT...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT
 
DECREASING  
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND  
2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF  
RAIN.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ251-081900-  
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY  
NIGHT...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.  
SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
THU...W 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
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
1 TO 2 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ231-081900-  
CAPE COD BAY-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
THU...W 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
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT
 
DECREASING  
TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.  
A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ254-081900-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA  
OUT 20 NM-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY  
NIGHT...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT
 
DECREASING  
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ255-081900-  
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD  
AND NANTUCKET-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
8 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ256-081900-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT  
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 7 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ232-081900-  
NANTUCKET SOUND-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.   
THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ233-081900-  
VINEYARD SOUND-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.   
THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ234-081900-  
BUZZARDS BAY-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.   
THU...W 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
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY. VSBY  
1 TO 3 NM.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ235-081900-  
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS AROUND  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ237-081900-  
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ230-081900-  
BOSTON HARBOR-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES  
AROUND 2 FT.    
FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND  
2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
 
 
BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. SNOW  
LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
AND SNOW. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
ANZ236-081900-  
NARRAGANSETT BAY-  
117 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THU
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES  
2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WAVES  
AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WAVES AROUND  
2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE  
EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF  
SNOW AND RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN AND  
SNOW LIKELY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY.  
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.    
MON NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE  
OF RAIN. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.  
 
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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