483  
FZUS51 KBOX 252015  
SRFBOX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
FOR THE OCEAN BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS
 
 
MAZ022-260815-  
BARNSTABLE MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, EASTHAM, AND PROVINCETOWN  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH.  
EAST COAST SURF.....6 TO 8 FEET.  
EAST COAST SWELL.....SOUTHEAST 6 TO 8 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...10 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST WATER....43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 16 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY  
LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS EXIST FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 11 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NAUSET BEACH...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:02 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:16 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:34 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:50 PM  
 
AT HYANNISPORT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:07 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:57 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:40 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:32 PM  
 
AT BARNSTABLE HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:15 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:14 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:47 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:48 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ024-260815-  
NANTUCKET MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
SOUTH COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH.  
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....HIGH.  
SOUTH COAST SURF....5 TO 7 FEET.  
EAST COAST SURF.....6 TO 10 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST SWELL....SOUTH AROUND 2 FEET INCREASING TO AROUND 7  
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SOUTH COAST PERIOD...10 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTH AROUND 3 FEET INCREASING TO AROUND 8 FEET  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...11 SECONDS.  
SOUTH COAST WATER...45 DEGREES.  
EAST COAST WATER....43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 19 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY  
LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS EXIST FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 13 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NANTUCKET...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:25 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:08 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:57 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:42 PM  
 
AT GREAT POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:13 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:46 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:45 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:20 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ023-260815-  
DUKES MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN AND AQUINNAH  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH.  
SURF................6 TO 10 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 3 FEET INCREASING TO AROUND 8 FEET  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
PERIOD..............11 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...45 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 19 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY  
LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS EXIST FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SQUIBNOCKET POINT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 4:57 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 11:58 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 5:25 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ020-260815-  
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, AND NEW BEDFORD  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH.  
SURF................7 TO 11 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH 5 TO 9 FEET.  
PERIOD..............11 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...44 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....AROUND 60.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY  
LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS EXIST FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WESTPORT HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 12:04 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 5:51 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 12:33 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 6:19 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ007-260815-  
NEWPORT RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, AND LITTLE COMPTON  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH.  
SURF................7 TO 11 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH 5 TO 9 FEET.  
PERIOD..............11 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...44 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY  
LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS EXIST FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 8 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 5:42 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 12:00 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 6:10 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ006-260815-  
WASHINGTON RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, AND WESTERLY  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH.  
SURF................7 TO 11 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 4 FEET INCREASING TO AROUND 9 FEET  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
PERIOD..............11 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 60S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY  
LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS EXIST FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 7 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WATCH HILL POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 12:47 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 6:23 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:16 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 6:51 PM  
 
WARNING:CANNOT FIND TIDE FILE FOR POINT JUDITH - HARBOR OF REFUGE  
PLEASE CHECK THE TIDEFILES SET UP IN THE SITE DEFINITION FILE!!!  
 
AT NARRAGANSETT PIER...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 5:31 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 12:11 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 5:59 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ008-260815-  
BLOCK ISLAND RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH.  
SURF................7 TO 11 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 2 FEET INCREASING TO AROUND 9 FEET  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
PERIOD..............11 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY  
LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS EXIST FOR ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 11 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
WARNING:CANNOT FIND TIDE FILE FOR BLOCK ISLAND- OLD HARBOR  
PLEASE CHECK THE TIDEFILES SET UP IN THE SITE DEFINITION FILE!!!  
 

 
 
MAZ019-260815-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,  
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, AND SCITUATE  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................3 TO 4 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 60S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO  
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE  
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD, AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SCITUATE HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:49 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:09 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:20 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:42 PM  
 
AT PLYMOUTH...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:04 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:12 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:33 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:45 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ015-016-260815-  
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, WINTHROP,  
BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, AND WEYMOUTH  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................4 TO 6 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...44 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 60S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 16 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO  
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE  
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD, AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BOSTON...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:45 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:03 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:17 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:37 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ007-260815-  
EASTERN ESSEX MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, AND NEWBURYPORT  
415 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................4 TO 6 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 60S.  
WINDS...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...6 - HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING EXPECTED.  
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO  
ENTER THE SURF SHOULD CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROLS FIRST. BE SURE  
TO SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD, AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWBURYPORT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:25 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:23 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:55 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:55 PM  
 
AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:41 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:03 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:13 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:37 PM  
 

 
 
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