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FZUS51 KBOX 170821  
SRFBOX  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
 
MAZ022-172000-  
BARNSTABLE MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHATHAM, EASTHAM, AND PROVINCETOWN  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
EAST COAST...............HIGH.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
EAST COAST...............AROUND 9 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...  
EAST COAST...............IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 40S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NAUSET BEACH.............LOW 0.4 FEET (MLLW) 08:56 AM EDT.  
HIGH 3.7 FEET (MLLW) 03:06 PM EDT.  
HYANNISPORT..............LOW 0.2 FEET (MLLW) 10:22 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.6 FEET (MLLW) 05:15 PM EDT.  
BARNSTABLE HARBOR........LOW 0.9 FEET (MLLW) 10:09 AM EDT.  
HIGH 8.4 FEET (MLLW) 04:04 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
EAST COAST...............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
EAST COAST...............4 TO 5 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NAUSET BEACH.............LOW 0.5 FEET (MLLW) 09:43 AM EDT.  
HIGH 3.6 FEET (MLLW) 03:54 PM EDT.  
HYANNISPORT..............LOW 0.3 FEET (MLLW) 11:09 AM EDT.  
BARNSTABLE HARBOR........LOW 1.1 FEET (MLLW) 10:56 AM EDT.  
HIGH 8.2 FEET (MLLW) 04:52 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 3 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 3 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
MAZ024-172000-  
NANTUCKET MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NANTUCKET  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
EAST COAST...............HIGH.  
SOUTH COAST..............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
EAST COAST...............AROUND 9 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST..............7 TO 9 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...  
EAST COAST...............IN THE MID 40S.  
SOUTH COAST..............IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 40S.  
WINDS.......................BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NANTUCKET................LOW 0.1 FEET (MLLW) 10:38 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.5 FEET (MLLW) 05:09 PM EDT.  
GREAT POINT..............LOW 0.3 FEET (MLLW) 10:07 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.7 FEET (MLLW) 04:36 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
EAST COAST...............MODERATE.  
SOUTH COAST..............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
EAST COAST...............4 TO 5 FEET.  
SOUTH COAST..............AROUND 4 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NANTUCKET................LOW 0.2 FEET (MLLW) 11:25 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.4 FEET (MLLW) 05:56 PM EDT.  
GREAT POINT..............LOW 0.4 FEET (MLLW) 10:54 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.6 FEET (MLLW) 05:24 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 3 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
MAZ023-172000-  
DUKES MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF EDGARTOWN AND AQUINNAH  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................5 TO 7 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 40S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SQUIBNOCKET POINT........HIGH 2.2 FEET (MLLW) 11:24 AM EDT.  
LOW 0.3 FEET (MLLW) 05:09 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SQUIBNOCKET POINT........HIGH 2.1 FEET (MLLW) 12:12 PM EDT.  
LOW 0.5 FEET (MLLW) 05:54 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
MAZ020-172000-  
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF WESTPORT, DARTMOUTH, AND NEW BEDFORD  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................4 TO 6 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WESTPORT HARBOR..........HIGH 2.3 FEET (MLLW) 12:18 PM EDT.  
LOW 0.4 FEET (MLLW) 05:44 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WESTPORT HARBOR..........LOW 0.5 FEET (MLLW) 06:34 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.2 FEET (MLLW) 01:06 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
RIZ007-172000-  
NEWPORT RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NEWPORT, MIDDLETOWN, AND LITTLE COMPTON  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................4 TO 6 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............AROUND 50.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NEWPORT..................HIGH 2.7 FEET (MLLW) 12:09 PM EDT.  
LOW 0.4 FEET (MLLW) 05:11 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NEWPORT..................LOW 0.6 FEET (MLLW) 06:01 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.6 FEET (MLLW) 12:57 PM EDT.  
LOW 0.6 FEET (MLLW) 05:56 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
RIZ006-172000-  
WASHINGTON RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF NARRAGANSETT, CHARLESTOWN, AND WESTERLY  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................4 TO 5 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WATCH HILL POINT.........LOW 0.3 FEET (MLLW) 06:35 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.0 FEET (MLLW) 12:50 PM EDT.  
POINT JUDITH (HARBOR)....LOW 0.4 FEET (MLLW) 06:03 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.3 FEET (MLLW) 12:20 PM EDT.  
LOW 0.6 FEET (MLLW) 05:28 PM EDT.  
NARRAGANSETT PIER........HIGH 2.4 FEET (MLLW) 11:58 AM EDT.  
LOW 0.4 FEET (MLLW) 05:22 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 2 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
WATCH HILL POINT.........LOW 0.4 FEET (MLLW) 07:17 AM EDT.  
HIGH 1.9 FEET (MLLW) 01:38 PM EDT.  
POINT JUDITH (HARBOR)....LOW 0.5 FEET (MLLW) 06:58 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.2 FEET (MLLW) 01:11 PM EDT.  
NARRAGANSETT PIER........LOW 0.6 FEET (MLLW) 06:12 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.4 FEET (MLLW) 12:46 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
RIZ008-172000-  
BLOCK ISLAND RI-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BLOCK ISLAND  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................4 TO 6 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............AROUND 50.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
TIDES...  
BLOCK ISLAND (OLD HARBOR)HIGH 2.2 FEET (MLLW) 11:46 AM EDT.  
LOW 0.5 FEET (MLLW) 05:06 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 3 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
BLOCK ISLAND (OLD HARBOR)LOW 0.6 FEET (MLLW) 06:05 AM EDT.  
HIGH 2.1 FEET (MLLW) 12:34 PM EDT.  
LOW 0.6 FEET (MLLW) 05:55 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
MAZ019-172000-  
EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF COHASSET, DUXBURY, HINGHAM, KINGSTON,  
MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, AND SCITUATE  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........HIGH.  
SURF HEIGHT.................8 TO 10 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 40S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
TIDES...  
SCITUATE HARBOR..........LOW 0.8 FEET (MLLW) 09:40 AM EDT.  
HIGH 7.9 FEET (MLLW) 03:52 PM EDT.  
PLYMOUTH.................LOW 1.0 FEET (MLLW) 10:06 AM EDT.  
HIGH 8.7 FEET (MLLW) 03:59 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 4 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
SCITUATE HARBOR..........LOW 1.0 FEET (MLLW) 10:28 AM EDT.  
HIGH 7.7 FEET (MLLW) 04:40 PM EDT.  
PLYMOUTH.................LOW 1.2 FEET (MLLW) 10:55 AM EDT.  
HIGH 8.5 FEET (MLLW) 04:48 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
MAZ015-016-172000-  
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOSTON, CHELSEA, REVERE, WINTHROP,  
BRAINTREE, MILTON, QUINCY, AND WEYMOUTH  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........HIGH.  
SURF HEIGHT.................8 TO 10 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 40S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
TIDES...  
BOSTON...................LOW 0.9 FEET (MLLW) 09:39 AM EDT.  
HIGH 8.4 FEET (MLLW) 03:53 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................3 TO 4 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
BOSTON...................LOW 1.1 FEET (MLLW) 10:26 AM EDT.  
HIGH 8.2 FEET (MLLW) 04:41 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
MAZ007-172000-  
EASTERN ESSEX MA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BEVERLY, GLOUCESTER, AND NEWBURYPORT  
421 AM EDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........HIGH.  
SURF HEIGHT.................8 TO 10 FEET.  
UV INDEX**..................LOW.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........IN THE MID 40S.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 40S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NEWBURYPORT..............LOW 0.5 FEET (MLLW) 10:23 AM EDT.  
HIGH 7.3 FEET (MLLW) 04:14 PM EDT.  
GLOUCESTER HARBOR........LOW 0.8 FEET (MLLW) 09:35 AM EDT.  
HIGH 7.8 FEET (MLLW) 03:53 PM EDT.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...........LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................3 TO 4 FEET.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 50S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
NEWBURYPORT..............LOW 0.7 FEET (MLLW) 11:12 AM EDT.  
HIGH 7.1 FEET (MLLW) 05:03 PM EDT.  
GLOUCESTER HARBOR........LOW 1.1 FEET (MLLW) 10:22 AM EDT.  
HIGH 7.6 FEET (MLLW) 04:41 PM EDT.  
   
MONDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 2 FEET. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SURF HEIGHT AROUND 4 FEET. PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/BOX  
 

 
 
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