The National Weather Service has issued a Small Craft Advisory for Boston Harbor and Narragansett Bay, effective until 4 AM EST Tuesday. This advisory warns of hazardous conditions for small craft due to strong northwest winds of 15 to 20 kts with gusts up to 30 kts and waves around 3 feet.
Mariners, particularly those operating smaller vessels, are advised to avoid navigating in these hazardous conditions. Inexperienced mariners should exercise caution when considering any travel by water.
This Small Craft Advisory will remain in effect until 4 AM EST Tuesday, and mariners are advised to continue monitoring the latest forecasts and warnings from the National Weather Service.
Small Craft Advisory
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 1031 AM EST Mon Dec 19 2022 ANZ230-236-200445- /O.CON.KBOX.SC.Y.0123.000000T0000Z-221220T0900Z/ Boston Harbor-Narragansett Bay- 1031 AM EST Mon Dec 19 2022 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and waves around 3 feet. * WHERE...In Massachusetts coastal waters, Boston Harbor. In Rhode Island coastal waters, Narragansett Bay. * WHEN...Until 4 AM EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.