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FZUS51 KBOX 210855  
SRFBOX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
FOR THE OCEAN BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS
 
 
MAZ022-212115-  
BARNSTABLE MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, EASTHAM, AND PROVINCETOWN  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....LOW.  
EAST COAST SURF.....1 TO 3 FEET.  
EAST COAST SWELL.....SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT...BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AROUND 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...7 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST WATER....44 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NAUSET BEACH...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 6:10 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 12:38 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 6:49 PM  
 
AT HYANNISPORT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 12:53 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:55 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:44 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:39 PM  
 
AT BARNSTABLE HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 1:08 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:08 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:51 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:47 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ024-212115-  
NANTUCKET MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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 3 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST SWELL....SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT...BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AROUND 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SOUTH COAST PERIOD...7 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT...BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND  
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...7 SECONDS.  
SOUTH COAST WATER....41 DEGREES.  
EAST COAST WATER....43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NANTUCKET...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 1:23 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:56 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:18 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:36 PM  
 
AT GREAT POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 1:06 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:40 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:49 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:19 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ023-212115-  
DUKES MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN AND AQUINNAH  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT...BECOMING EAST AROUND 2  
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.  
PERIOD..............7 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...40 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 6 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SQUIBNOCKET POINT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 2:46 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 9:51 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:09 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 9:33 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ020-212115-  
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, AND NEW BEDFORD  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...41 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WESTPORT HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 3:40 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:26 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:03 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:08 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ007-212115-  
NEWPORT RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, AND LITTLE COMPTON  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
PERIOD..............7 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...42 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH  
AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND  
50. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 3:31 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 9:53 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:54 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 9:35 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ006-212115-  
WASHINGTON RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, AND WESTERLY  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT...BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. LIGHT AND VARIABLE  
WINDS.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WATCH HILL POINT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 4:12 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 11:09 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:35 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:51 PM  
 
AT POINT JUDITH...HARBOR OF REFUGE...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 3:28 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:21 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:16 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:07 PM  
 
AT NARRAGANSETT PIER...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 3:20 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:04 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:43 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 9:46 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ008-212115-  
BLOCK ISLAND RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 1 FOOT...BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH...BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BLOCK ISLAND...OLD HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 4:08 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:35 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 4:22 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:22 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ019-212115-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,  
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, AND SCITUATE  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............NORTHEAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH IN THE  
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SCITUATE HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 12:42 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:05 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:24 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:42 PM  
 
AT PLYMOUTH...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 1:04 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:05 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:41 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:39 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ015-016-212115-  
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, WINTHROP,  
BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, AND WEYMOUTH  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............NORTHEAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 40S.  
WINDS...............LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BOSTON...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 12:38 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 6:57 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:21 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:36 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ007-212115-  
EASTERN ESSEX MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, AND NEWBURYPORT  
355 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............EAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...44 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE  
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.  
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
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND  
50. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWBURYPORT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 1:23 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:15 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:03 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:49 PM  
 
AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 12:34 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 6:57 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 1:17 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 7:36 PM  
 

 
 
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