979  
FZUS51 KBOX 272302  
CWFBOX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT  
TO 25 NM  
 
ANZ200-281200-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS
 
 
A DRY COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE WATERS BY EARLY WEDNESDAY.  
BEHIND THE FRONT HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN. THIS WILL BRING DRY  
CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
ANZ250-281200-  
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK  
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT AND SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN AND SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ251-281200-  
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI AND FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT AND SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN AND SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ231-281200-  
CAPE COD BAY-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.  
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT AND SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN AND SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ254-281200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA  
OUT 20 NM-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 3 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT AND SAT NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN AND SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ255-281200-  
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD  
AND NANTUCKET-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 3 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 7 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ256-281200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT  
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SEAS AROUND 3 FT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FT.    
THU NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 7 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ232-281200-  
NANTUCKET SOUND-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
2 TO 3 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT AND SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 5 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ233-281200-  
VINEYARD SOUND-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT AND FRI
 
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT, BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 5 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ234-281200-  
BUZZARDS BAY-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT THIS EVENING.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
FRI AND FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT AND SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ235-281200-  
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS  
AROUND 3 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI AND FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ237-281200-  
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
FRI AND FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS  
5 TO 8 FT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ230-281200-  
BOSTON HARBOR-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING, THEN  
1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRI AND FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
ANZ236-281200-  
NARRAGANSETT BAY-  
701 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2022  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT, BECOMING  
W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.   
FRI AND FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.    
SAT THROUGH SUN NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KT.  
 
SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT, WHICH IS THE  
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE  
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  
 

 
 
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