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Marine Weather and Tides
Pawtucket, RI

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Sunrise 6:32AMSunset 4:27PM Tuesday November 13, 2018 9:38 PM EST (02:38 UTC) Moonrise 12:43PMMoonset 10:29PM Illumination 35% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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ANZ236 Narragansett Bay- 531 Pm Est Tue Nov 13 2018
.small craft advisory in effect through Wednesday afternoon...
Tonight..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except up to 6 ft at the bay entrance.
Wed..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
Wed night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming N 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thu..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the morning, then 1 foot or less. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Thu night..E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming ne 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft. Rain.
Fri..NE winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming nw 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 3 ft, except 5 to 6 ft at the bay entrance. Rain, mainly in the morning.
Fri night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 3 ft.
Sat..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sat night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sun..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
Sun night..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft in the evening, then 1 foot or less. 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.
ANZ200 531 Pm Est Tue Nov 13 2018
Synopsis for massachusetts and rhode island coastal waters.. Low pressure will continue to rapidly move to the northeast along the northern new england coast tonight. High pressure builds over the waters late tonight through Wednesday night, then drifts to the north Thursday. Another storm system approaches from the south impacting the waters late Thursday night into Friday. High pressure returns for the weekend. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the current hazards link above the map on the left.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pawtucket, RI
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Area Discussion for - Boston, MA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service boston norton ma
647 pm est Tue nov 13 2018

Synopsis
Low pressure along the northern new england coast moves rapidly
northeast as high pressure builds in tonight. High pressure
builds over the northeast Wednesday and remains into Thursday.

The high drifts north during Thursday as the next low pressure
system approaches from the south late in the day. A wintry mix
will be possible with this storm Thursday night into Friday. A
weak system may bring scattered snow showers Sunday night into
Monday.

Near term until 6 am Wednesday morning
645 pm update...

mid high cloud shield across sne will be slow to depart but
guidance is suggesting clearing late tonight as drying aloft
moves in from the north. Otherwise, strong cold advection
pattern will result in gusty NW winds with gusts to 25-35 mph
at times, especially over the higher terrain and near the coast.

Lows will drop to the mid 20s to lower 30s by daybreak
Wednesday.

Short term 6 am Wednesday morning through Wednesday night
Some of the coldest air of the season will be moving into the
region Wednesday and Wednesday night as arctic air flows into
the region behind the upper trough. With the upper trough axis
to the northeast and with increasing subsidence the area is
expected to remain nearly cloud free Wednesday and Wednesday
night. Cold advection will continue Wednesday and will be
weakening after 15z. Thus mixing will become more limited. Winds
and gusts are expected to remain below advisory levels. Even if
mixed to the top of the layer winds will be briefly near
advisory levels Wednesday morning.

With the center of the high nearly overhead winds will decouple
and become light, allowing for good radiational cooling.

Long term Thursday through Tuesday
Highlights...

* low pressure late Thu into Fri with rain snow sleet possible
* another weak system may bring snow showers Sun night mon
details...

Thursday and Friday...

as the high crosses northern new england Thursday, winds shift
around to e-se during the day. Clouds will push in from s-n
during the day, and will steadily lower and thicken especially
across S coastal areas. With the souther periphery of the high
in place, will be tough to get the leading edge of moisture
working into the region until Thu night. Might see some some
light rain push into the S coast toward sunset. Cold air remains
in place, with temps only reaching the 30s, except the lower
40s along the S coast.

The h5 cutoff low slowly moves e-ne across the mid atlc states
thu night but, as the high to the NE slowly moving to the
maritimes, increasing easterly flow will help feed in moisture
which should allow precip to spread across the region. Big
question will be ptypes as the onset of the precip. Have a mixed
bag of precip moving in even along the coast to start, but
should change over to rain with a slow temp rise with the
onshore flow off the milder waters. Timing of the changeover,
and exact amounts of snow sleet are still up in the air. Temps
inland may fall back to the 20s Thu evening, especially across
the higher inland terrain, but should start to rise after
midnight as E winds increase. Temps should rise above freezing
across most areas during fri, but again questions whether the
cold air will scour out of the interior valleys and the higher
terrain. Something to monitor closely.

Strong low level jet moving toward S coastal areas, CAPE cod and
the islands after midnight Thu night through fri. Could see
e-se wind gusts up to 35-40 kt, highest across the islands
Friday morning, possibly to midday. May need wind headlines for
a time there.

Expect the surface low to cross close to or across CAPE cod or
s coastal mass around midday Friday, then should exit rather
quickly across the gulf of maine. However, precip may linger
through the day, though should start tapering off late fri
afternoon across western areas.

Friday night through Monday...

any leftover precip across central and eastern areas should end
fri evening. Otherwise, a nearly zonal fast flow aloft will
bring quickly improving conditions across the region. Lows fri
night will run close to seasonal normals, in the upper 20s and
30s, except 35-40 along the coast. Winds shift to w-nw with
gusts up to 25-30 kt across CAPE cod and the islands early, but
should diminish.

Will see somewhat milder temps as compared to the previous few
days on Saturday, but will still run around 5 degrees below
normal. Another short wave approaches from the w, but should be
mainly dry as it moves across the region late Sat or Sat night.

However, this should bring another shot of colder air across
the region by Sunday with highs only in the 30s well inland to
40-45 along the coastal plain.

Another short wave may work E Sun night into Mon as a mid level
trough starts to dig across the great lakes. With temps falling
back to the 20s to around 30 Sunday night, may see snow showers
move across with this weak, fast moving system. May see
leftover snow showers early mon, then conditions should improve,
though it will remain cold.

Aviation 00z Wednesday through Sunday
Forecaster confidence levels...

low - less than 30 percent.

Moderate - 30 to 60 percent.

High - greater than 60 percent.

Short term through Wednesday night ...

tonight... Moderate confidence.

Some patchy MVFR CIGS through 02z, otherwiseVFR CIGS with
clearing later tonight. NW gusts to 20-30 kt at times, strongest
over higher terrain and near the coast.

Wednesday... High confidence.

Vfr. Gusty northwest winds. Gusts 25 to 35 kt, with some
occasional gusts to 40 kt possible.

Kbos terminal... High confidence in taf.

Kbdl terminal... High confidence in taf.

Outlook Thursday through Sunday ...

Wednesday night:VFR. Breezy.

Thursday: mainlyVFR, with local MVFR possible.

Thursday night: mainly MVFR, with local ifr possible. Windy
with gusts to 35 kt. Pl and or ra likely, chance sn.

Friday: mainly MVFR, with local ifr possible. Windy with gusts
to 35 kt. Ra likely, fzra likely.

Friday night: mainlyVFR, with local MVFR possible. Windy with
local gusts to 30 kt.

Saturday:VFR. Breezy.

Marine
Gale force gusts will continue across most of the forecast
waters through Wednesday, especially the outer waters by
Wednesday afternoon. So, extended the gale warning through
Wednesday. A small craft continues for narragansett bay.

Outlook Thursday through Sunday ...

Wednesday night: low risk for small craft advisory winds with
gusts up to 30 kt. Areas of rough seas.

Thursday: winds less than 25 kt. Seas locally approaching 5 ft.

Chance of rain.

Thursday night: low risk for gale force winds with gusts up to
40 kt. Areas of rough seas. Rain.

Friday: low risk for gale force winds with gusts up to 40 kt.

Rough seas up to 14 ft. Chance of rain.

Friday night: moderate risk for small craft advisory winds with
gusts up to 30 kt. Rough seas up to 14 ft. Slight chance of
rain showers.

Saturday: low risk for small craft advisory winds with gusts up
to 25 kt. Local rough seas.

Box watches warnings advisories
Ct... None.

Ma... None.

Ri... None.

Marine... Gale warning until 5 pm est Wednesday for anz232>234-256.

Gale warning from 1 am to 3 pm est Wednesday for anz230.

Gale warning until 7 pm est Wednesday for anz231-250-251-254-
255.

Small craft advisory until 5 pm est Wednesday for anz236.

Gale warning until 3 pm est Wednesday for anz235-237.

Near term... Kjc


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FOXR1 - 8454000 - Providence, RI 4 mi44 min NNW 12 G 15 43°F 49°F1012.6 hPa
PVDR1 6 mi44 min WNW 11 G 15 44°F 1013 hPa36°F
CPTR1 - 8452944 - Conimicut Light, RI 11 mi44 min WNW 17 G 21 44°F 50°F1013.2 hPa
PTCR1 - 8452951 - Potter Cove, Prudence Island, RI 16 mi44 min NW 5.1 G 11 44°F 1013.5 hPa
FRXM3 16 mi44 min 45°F 36°F
NAXR1 - Narragansett Bay Reserve, RI 16 mi113 min NNW 8 45°F 1012 hPa36°F
FRVM3 - 8447386 - Fall River, MA 16 mi44 min 45°F 52°F1013.5 hPa
BLTM3 - 8447387 - Borden Flats Light at Fall River, MA 16 mi44 min WNW 13 G 18 45°F 1013.1 hPa
QPTR1 - 8454049 - Quonset Point, RI 20 mi44 min WNW 7 G 11 44°F 52°F1013.9 hPa
NWPR1 - 8452660 - Newport, RI 25 mi44 min WNW 13 G 17 45°F 51°F1013.6 hPa
BUZM3 - Buzzards Bay, MA 38 mi38 min NW 23 G 25 45°F 1013.8 hPa (+3.2)
BHBM3 - 8443970 - Boston, MA 38 mi44 min 44°F 1011.6 hPa
BZBM3 - 8447930 - Woods Hole, MA 45 mi44 min 46°F 53°F1012.3 hPa
WAXM3 - Waquoit Bay Reserve, MA 49 mi113 min 5.1 48°F 1011 hPa43°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Pawtucket, North Central State Airport, RI3 mi42 minWNW 710.00 miOvercast40°F34°F79%1007.4 hPa
Providence, Theodore Francis Green State Airport, RI10 mi47 minWNW 710.00 miOvercast43°F35°F74%1013.3 hPa
N. Kingston / Quonset, RI18 mi1.8 hrsNW 1012.00 miOvercast0°F0°F%1012.5 hPa
Taunton, Taunton Municipal Airport, MA19 mi46 minVar 6 G 1710.00 miOvercast45°F35°F68%1012.4 hPa
Newport, Newport State Airport, RI23 mi45 minWNW 9 G 1910.00 miOvercast44°F35°F71%1013.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Pawtucket, Seekonk River, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
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Tue -- 04:20 AM EST     0.68 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:32 AM EST     Sunrise
Tue -- 11:42 AM EST     Moonrise
Tue -- 11:50 AM EST     4.39 feet High Tide
Tue -- 04:26 PM EST     Sunset
Tue -- 05:05 PM EST     0.84 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 09:29 PM EST     Moonset
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3.83.12.11.20.70.81.11.62.22.93.64.24.43.931.91.10.811.21.62.12.73.3

Tide / Current Tables for Nayatt Point, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
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Nayatt Point
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Tue -- 04:09 AM EST     0.68 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:31 AM EST     Sunrise
Tue -- 11:41 AM EST     4.39 feet High Tide
Tue -- 11:41 AM EST     Moonrise
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Tue -- 04:54 PM EST     0.84 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 09:29 PM EST     Moonset
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