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FZUS51 KBOX 112101  
SRFBOX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
 
FOR THE OCEAN BEACHES OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS  
 
MAZ022-120915-  
BARNSTABLE MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, EASTHAM, AND PROVINCETOWN  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
EAST COAST SURF.....1 TO 2 FEET.  
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...9 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTHEAST 1 TO 2 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...11 SECONDS.  
EAST COAST WATER....47 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 16 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 13 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NAUSET BEACH...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 1:32 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 7:32 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:37 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:04 PM.  
 
AT HYANNISPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 3:41 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:45 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:31 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 9:26 PM.  
 
AT BARNSTABLE HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 2:30 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:45 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:35 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 9:17 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 LIFE GUARD, AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
MAZ024-120915-  
NANTUCKET MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
SOUTH COAST RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE.  
EAST COAST RIP CURRENT RISK.....LOW.  
SOUTH COAST SURF....2 TO 4 FEET.  
EAST COAST SURF.....1 TO 2 FEET.  
EAST COAST SWELL....SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
EAST COAST PERIOD...9 SECONDS.  
SOUTH COAST SWELL...SOUTH AROUND 2 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST PERIOD...10 SECONDS.  
SOUTH COAST WATER...45 DEGREES.  
EAST COAST WATER....45 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 16 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 14 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NANTUCKET...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 3:33 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 9:00 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:28 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 9:44 PM.  
 
AT GREAT POINT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 3:02 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:43 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:07 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 9:15 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 LIFE GUARD, AND NEVER ALONE OR AT NIGHT.  
ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
MAZ023-120915-  
DUKES MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN AND AQUINNAH  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTH AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 14 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SQUIBNOCKET POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:45 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:15 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 4:27 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:44 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
MAZ020-120915-  
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, AND NEW BEDFORD  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...48 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 6 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WESTPORT HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 4:20 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:09 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 5:02 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:38 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
RIZ007-120915-  
NEWPORT RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, AND LITTLE COMPTON  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...49 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 11 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. EAST WINDS AROUND  
7 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWPORT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:47 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:00 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 4:29 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:29 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
RIZ006-120915-  
WASHINGTON RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, AND WESTERLY  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...48 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 9 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 6 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT WATCH HILL POINT...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 5:03 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:41 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 5:45 PM.  
 
AT POINT JUDITH - HARBOR OF REFUGE...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 4:06 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:51 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 4:45 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:31 PM.  
 
AT NARRAGANSETT PIER...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:58 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:49 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 4:40 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:18 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
RIZ008-120915-  
BLOCK ISLAND RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............8 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...49 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE UPPER 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 14 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
12 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BLOCK ISLAND - OLD HARBOR...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 3:36 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 10:34 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 4:36 PM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 11:05 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
MAZ019-120915-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,  
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, AND SCITUATE  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 1 FOOT.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...46 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 12 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 12 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 6 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SCITUATE HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 2:20 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:16 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:27 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:49 PM.  
 
AT PLYMOUTH...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 2:22 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:41 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:33 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 9:12 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
MAZ015-016-120915-  
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, WINTHROP,  
BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, AND WEYMOUTH  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...46 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE MID 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 12 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 11 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 6 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT BOSTON...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 2:19 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:15 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:24 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:47 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
MAZ007-120915-  
EASTERN ESSEX MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, AND NEWBURYPORT  
401 PM EST TUE DEC 11 2018  
   
TOMORROW
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW.  
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.  
SWELL...............SOUTHEAST AROUND 2 FEET.  
PERIOD..............9 SECONDS.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...47 DEGREES.  
ULTRAVIOLET INDEX...1 - LOW.  
WEATHER.............MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....IN THE LOWER 30S.  
WINDS...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 11 MPH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
12 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 6 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT NEWBURYPORT...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 2:36 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:57 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:47 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 9:31 PM.  
 
AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR...  
 
HIGH TIDE AT 2:19 AM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:11 AM.  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:24 PM.  
LOW TIDE AT 8:43 PM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE  
WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
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