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Coastal Marine Zone Forecasts by the Boston, MA Forecast Office - click on the area of interest

map showing marine forecast zones near Boston, MA

Coastal Waters Forecast which includes the synopsis and all these zones

Special Marine Warning(s) and Marine Weather Statement(s) for these zones

Marine Weather Message for these zones

Surf Zone Forecast

NDFD Marine Graphics for these zones from which the text forecasts are generated

Predicted Tides and Currents for these areas

Coastal Waters Forecasts are subdivided by zone, each identified by text description and a Universal Generic Code (UGC). The different colors used in the map above have no meaning and are only intended to assist in differentiating the zones.

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ANZ230 Boston Harbor ANZ231 Cape Cod Bay ANZ232 Nantucket Sound ANZ233 Vinyard Sound ANZ234 Buzzards Bay ANZ235 Rhode Island Sound ANZ236 Narragansett Bay ANZ237 Block Island Sound ANZ250 Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary ANZ251 Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay ANZ254 Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA out 20 NM ANZ255 Coastal waters extending out to 25 NM south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket ANZ256 Coastal waters from Montauk NY to Martha’s Vineyard extending out to 20 NM south of Block Island ANZ270 Ocean waters from Merrimack River to Plymouth from 40 to 60 NM offshore ANZ271 Ocean waters from Provincetown to Nantucket from 20 to 35 NM offshore ANZ272 Ocean waters from Martha’s Vineyard to Nantucket from 25 to 40 NM offshore ANZ273 Ocean waters from Montauk NY to Martha’s Vineyard from 25 to 40 NM offshore ANZ230 Boston Harbor ANZ231 Cape Cod Bay ANZ232 Nantucket Sound ANZ233 Vinyard Sound ANZ234 Buzzards Bay ANZ235 Rhode Island Sound ANZ236 Narragansett Bay ANZ237 Block Island Sound ANZ250 Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary ANZ251 Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay ANZ254 Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA out 20 NM ANZ255  Coastal waters extending out to 25 NM south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket ANZ256 Coastal waters from Montauk NY to Martha’s Vineyard extending out to 20 NM south of Block Island ANZ270 Ocean waters from Merrimack River to Plymouth from 40 to 60 NM offshore ANZ271 Ocean waters from Provincetown to Nantucket from 20 to 35 NM offshore ANZ272 Ocean waters from Martha’s Vineyard to Nantucket from 25 to 40 NM offshore ANZ273 Ocean waters from Montauk NY to Martha’s Vineyard from 25 to 40 NM offshore