The National Weather Service has issued a Gale Warning for Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island coastal waters, and Massachusetts coastal waters.
The warning, which is in effect from 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday, December 3, warns that strong winds will cause hazardous seas, which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 324 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022 ANZ230-236-032130- /O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0044.221203T1400Z-221203T2300Z/ Boston Harbor-Narragansett Bay- 324 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022 ...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and seas 2 to 4 feet expected. * WHERE...In Massachusetts coastal waters, Boston Harbor. In Rhode Island coastal waters, Narragansett Bay. * WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 6 PM EST this evening. * IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe conditions.