951  
FZUS51 KBOX 180835  
SRFBOX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
FOR THE OCEAN BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS
 
 
MAZ022-182115-  
BARNSTABLE MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, EASTHAM, AND PROVINCETOWN  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....MODERATE.  
EAST COAST SURF.....2 TO 4 FEET.  
EAST COAST SWELL.....SOUTHEAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...7 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST WATER....43 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. SNOW AND A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 18 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
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.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 13 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NAUSET BEACH...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 5:59 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:05 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:23 PM  
 
AT HYANNISPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 1:44 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:14 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:54 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:44 PM  
 
AT BARNSTABLE HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:51 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:12 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:03 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:36 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ024-182115-  
NANTUCKET MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SOUTH COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....MODERATE.  
SOUTH COAST SURF....2 TO 4 FEET.  
EAST COAST SURF.....2 TO 4 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST SWELL....SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST PERIOD...8 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...8 SECONDS.  
SOUTH COAST WATER....40 DEGREES.  
EAST COAST WATER....42 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. RAIN.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....AROUND 40.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
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.  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 16 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NANTUCKET...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 1:42 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:19 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:55 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:48 PM  
 
AT GREAT POINT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 1:23 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:10 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:35 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:34 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ023-182115-  
DUKES MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN AND AQUINNAH  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET.  
PERIOD..............8 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...38 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
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.  
   
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 13 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 16 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SQUIBNOCKET POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:31 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:29 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:50 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 8:50 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ020-182115-  
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, AND NEW BEDFORD  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET.  
PERIOD..............7 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...38 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY. SNOW.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
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.  
   
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE  
WINDS.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WESTPORT HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:06 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:23 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:25 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:44 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ007-182115-  
NEWPORT RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, AND LITTLE COMPTON  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET.  
PERIOD..............8 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...38 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
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.  
   
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE  
WINDS.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWPORT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:33 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:14 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:52 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:35 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ006-182115-  
WASHINGTON RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, AND WESTERLY  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH 3 TO 4 FEET.  
PERIOD..............8 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...39 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
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.  
   
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE  
WINDS.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WATCH HILL POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:49 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:55 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 4:08 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:16 PM  
 
AT POINT JUDITH...HARBOR OF REFUGE...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:59 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:15 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:05 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:32 PM  
 
AT NARRAGANSETT PIER...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:44 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:03 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 3:03 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:24 PM  
 

 
 
RIZ008-182115-  
BLOCK ISLAND RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
SURF................2 TO 4 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 4 FEET.  
PERIOD..............8 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...39 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...3 - MODERATE.  
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.  
   
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
7 MPH.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 13 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 16 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BLOCK ISLAND...OLD HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 2:34 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:00 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 2:54 PM  
HIGH TIDE AT 9:19 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ019-182115-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,  
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, AND SCITUATE  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............EAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...41 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. SNOW.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE  
WINDS.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS  
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SCITUATE HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:40 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:43 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:53 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:08 PM  
 
AT PLYMOUTH...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:46 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:09 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:02 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:33 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ015-016-182115-  
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, WINTHROP,  
BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, AND WEYMOUTH  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............EAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...41 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY. SNOW.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 13 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 CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE  
WINDS.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS  
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BOSTON...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:40 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:42 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:52 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:06 PM  
 

 
 
MAZ007-182115-  
EASTERN ESSEX MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, AND NEWBURYPORT  
335 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............EAST 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PERIOD..............6 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...42 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY. SNOW.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 40S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 14 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 CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.    
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWBURYPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 1:01 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:26 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:17 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:51 PM  
 
AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 12:40 AM  
LOW TIDE AT 6:38 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:52 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:02 PM  
 

 
 
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