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Raynham Center, MA

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Sunrise 7:01AMSunset 4:51PM Wednesday January 24, 2018 12:10 AM EST (05:10 UTC) Moonrise 12:07PMMoonset 12:27AM Illumination 49% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 7 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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ANZ234 Buzzards Bay- 1020 Pm Est Tue Jan 23 2018
.small craft advisory in effect through Wednesday afternoon...
Overnight..W winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Wed..W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Wed night..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Thu..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
Thu night..NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Fri..NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Fri night..SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Sat..SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Sun night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Rain likely. 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 1020 Pm Est Tue Jan 23 2018
Synopsis for massachusetts and rhode island coastal waters.. A cold front approaches from the northwest overnight, then will cross the waters Wednesday morning with winds shift to W to nw. Winds will remain gusty Wednesday through Thursday as large high pres builds toward the waters. The high will crest over the waters on Friday, then shifting east of the waters through Saturday. 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 Raynham Center, MA
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Area Discussion for - Boston, MA
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national weather service taunton ma
issued by national weather service upton ny
1017 pm est Tue jan 23 2018

Synopsis
Drier air works into the region behind a cold front overnight.

Blustery, dry and colder weather follows Wednesday through
Friday, then a warming trend next weekend. A cold front may
bring showers next Sunday or Monday.

Near term until 6 am Wednesday morning
Will continue to dry out lower to middle portions of the
atmosphere overnight as northern stream shortwave trough axis
pivots tot the northeast, with quasi-zonal flow setting up
aloft. As a result, expect a decrease in cloud cover overnight
and any fog, mainly over higher elevations, to dissipate by
shortly after midnight.

Otherwise... Low temps by daybreak will fall back into the upper
20s to the middle 30s.

Short term 6 am Wednesday morning through 6 pm Wednesday
Wednesday...

a west northwest flow of more seasonable temperatures will be
working back into the region on Wednesday. High temps will not
recover too much... Generally remaining in the 30s to near 40 across
parts of the coastal plain. Should be at least partial
sunshine... But do expect some strato-cumulus clouds that will be
focused across the interior. West to northwest winds will gust to
between 25 and 30 mph at times.

Long term Wednesday night through Tuesday
Highlights...

* dry but cooler weather for the rest of the work week
* above average temperatures for Saturday and Sunday
* next shot of wet weather will be around Sun mon
overview...

12z guidance is in general agreement with the upcoming medium and
long range. Progressive pattern over the region as ongoing upper
level trough will push offshore as mid-level ridge builds into the
area by the weekend. For the end of the period, still some
uncertainty regarding the timing and amplitude of the upper level
trough moving from the northern plains towards the east coast sun
into Monday. GFS continues to be on the faster side of the envelope
compared to the ec and ukmet. If the guidance continues to trend
towards the slower envelope, than there is the potential for a more
significant surface low to develop. This could result in warmer
temps for the weekend, and heavier rainfall. If it is weaker, than
cannot rule out some trapped cold air resulting in p-type issues.

Still a lot of uncertainty and will trend towards a blend of the
guidance until details can be sorted.

Wednesday night into Friday... High confidence.

Building high pressure across the southeast will build across the us
east coast resulting in dry weather through the period. Still some
thermal gradients in the mid-levels as upper level shortwave passes
through on Thursday. This will result in a breezy but chill day.

Temperatures will still be in the 30s on Friday, but with less winds
should make it feel warmer. Some mid-level moisture around 850-700mb
will help bring in some clouds but overall a pleasant january day is
on tap.

Saturday into Monday... Moderate confidence.

Subtropical ridge will build across the us east coast over the
weekend as northern stream system approaches the northeast. All
guidance as well as the ensembles are indicating precipitation for
the area. Biggest uncertainty is the amount, exact timing and if
all precip will be liquid. Current forecast is an ongoing blend of
the guidance with a trend towards the UKMET and ec. Thus expect
precipitation to move into the area on Sunday as mostly rain and
temperatures will be well above average thanks to southerly llj.

If precip lingers into Monday, CAA behind the system could switch
any precip to snow, but overall confidence is low that this will
occur. Will need better guidance to see this potential.

Aviation 03z 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 ...

overnight... Moderate to high confidence. Conditions improve to
vfr throughout by 06z. Some marginal MVFR CIGS may work back
into the region after midnight in the CAA pattern... Mainly
across the interior.

Wednesday... Moderate to high confidence. MainlyVFR but some brief
marginal MVFR CIGS possible for a time in the interior. W-wnw
winds gusts of 20 to 30 knots.

Kbos terminal... Moderate to high confidence in taf.

Kbdl terminal... Moderate to high confidence in taf.

Outlook Wednesday night through Sunday ...

Wednesday night through Thursday:VFR. Breezy.

Thursday night:VFR. Windy with local gusts to 30 kt.

Friday:VFR. Breezy.

Friday night:VFR.

Saturday:VFR. Windy with gusts to 30 kt.

Saturday night: mainly MVFR, with areasVFR possible. Breezy.

Chance ra.

Sunday: mainly MVFR, with areas ifr possible. Breezy. Ra
likely.

Marine
Forecaster confidence levels...

low - less than 30 percent.

Moderate - 30 to 60 percent.

High - greater than 60 percent.

Short term through Wednesday ...

minor changes were made with this update to reflect the latest
trends in observations and guidance. The forecast appears on
track.

Overnight... High confidence. Have converted the gale warnings
to SCA with LLJ pushing east of the waters. May see a temporary
lull in the winds... But they will pick back up after midnight
with wsw gusts of 25 to 30 knots developing in the cold air
advection pattern.

Wednesday... High confidence. Wnw wind gusts of 25 to 30 knots in
the cold air advection pattern. SCA headlines will be needed for
most waters.

Outlook Wednesday night through Sunday ...

Wednesday night: low risk for small craft advisory winds with
gusts up to 25 kt. Seas up to 5 ft.

Thursday: moderate risk for small craft advisory winds with
gusts up to 30 kt. Seas up to 5 ft. Chance of freezing spray.

Thursday night: moderate risk for small craft advisory winds
with gusts up to 30 kt. Areas of rough seas. Chance of freezing
spray.

Friday: low risk for small craft advisory winds with gusts up
to 25 kt. Seas locally approaching 5 ft.

Friday night: winds less than 25 kt.

Saturday: low risk for small craft advisory winds with gusts up
to 30 kt. Local rough seas.

Saturday night: winds less than 25 kt. Local rough seas. Chance
of rain.

Sunday: winds less than 25 kt. Areas of seas approaching 5 ft.

Chance of rain.

Box watches warnings advisories
Ct... None.

Ma... None.

Ri... None.

Marine... Small craft advisory until 6 pm est Wednesday for anz230>237-
250-251-254>256.

Synopsis...

near term... 99
short term...

long term...

aviation... 99
marine...



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BLTM3 - 8447387 - Borden Flats Light at Fall River, MA 16 mi41 min W 7 G 8 42°F 1001.9 hPa
FRVM3 - 8447386 - Fall River, MA 16 mi41 min 42°F 37°F1003.1 hPa
FRXM3 16 mi41 min 42°F 38°F
PVDR1 21 mi41 min WNW 7 G 9.9 45°F 1002.9 hPa40°F
CPTR1 - 8452944 - Conimicut Light, RI 21 mi41 min WNW 9.9 G 12 44°F 37°F1002.7 hPa
FOXR1 - 8454000 - Providence, RI 21 mi41 min NW 7 G 12 46°F 36°F1002.5 hPa
PTCR1 - 8452951 - Potter Cove, Prudence Island, RI 25 mi41 min NW 4.1 G 6 44°F 1002.9 hPa
NAXR1 - Narragansett Bay Reserve, RI 25 mi86 min W 6 45°F 986 hPa41°F
QPTR1 - 8454049 - Quonset Point, RI 30 mi41 min W 7 G 8.9 45°F 37°F1003 hPa
BHBM3 - 8443970 - Boston, MA 31 mi41 min 43°F 1000.9 hPa
BZBM3 - 8447930 - Woods Hole, MA 32 mi41 min 42°F 35°F1002.5 hPa
NWPR1 - 8452660 - Newport, RI 32 mi41 min W 6 G 6 46°F 38°F1002.6 hPa
WAXM3 - Waquoit Bay Reserve, MA 34 mi86 min 1 42°F 1002 hPa42°F
BUZM3 - Buzzards Bay, MA 35 mi71 min WSW 19 G 20 43°F 1002.8 hPa (+1.8)
44090 37 mi41 min 37°F1 ft
44013 - BOSTON 16 NM East of Boston, MA 37 mi81 min W 14 G 16 42°F 40°F3 ft1000.6 hPa (+1.6)
44029 - Buoy A0102 - Mass. Bay/Stellwagen 49 mi67 min 14 G 16 40°F 40°F4 ft1000 hPa

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Taunton, Taunton Municipal Airport, MA1 mi79 minW 410.00 miPartly Cloudy46°F42°F86%1002 hPa
Plymouth, Plymouth Municipal Airport, MA15 mi79 minW 810.00 miMostly Cloudy48°F43°F83%1001.9 hPa
New Bedford, New Bedford Regional Airport, MA15 mi78 minW 710.00 miPartly Cloudy46°F0°F%1002 hPa
Pawtucket, North Central State Airport, RI20 mi75 minWNW 9 G 1610.00 miFair0°F0°F%1002.4 hPa
East Milton, MA22 mi75 minW 13 G 23 mi39°F36°F89%1002.5 hPa
Norwood, Norwood Memorial Airport, MA22 mi78 minW 810.00 miLight Rain Fog/Mist44°F37°F76%1002.2 hPa
Marshfield Airport, MA23 mi76 minW 8 G 1510.00 miFair46°F39°F76%1001.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Taunton, Taunton River, Massachusetts
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Taunton
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Wed -- 01:42 AM EST     2.55 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:04 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:16 AM EST     0.13 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 11:07 AM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 02:05 PM EST     2.33 feet High Tide
Wed -- 04:49 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 05:20 PM EST     First Quarter
Wed -- 08:37 PM EST     -0.03 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts Current
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Cape Cod Canal
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Wed -- 02:21 AM EST     -0.17 knots Slack
Wed -- 05:23 AM EST     -4.06 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 07:01 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:15 AM EST     0.01 knots Slack
Wed -- 11:05 AM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 11:12 AM EST     3.85 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 02:34 PM EST     -0.06 knots Slack
Wed -- 04:47 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 05:20 PM EST     First Quarter
Wed -- 05:45 PM EST     -4.13 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 08:41 PM EST     0.18 knots Slack
Wed -- 11:42 PM EST     3.96 knots Max Flood
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