Nantucket Weather

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Current Conditions
Overcast
51°F
Feels like: 51°F
Wind Chill: 51°F Ceiling: 200ft
Heat Index: 51°F Visibility: 0.75mi
Dew Point: 49°F Wind: 8mph
Humidity: 92% Direction: 130° (SE)
Pressure: 29.97" Gusts: -
Reported: 14 minutes 29 seconds ago
April 28, 2017 12:48 am EST
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: S (180°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Wind Gust: 8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.97 in (1015.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 53°F (11.6°C)
Water Temperature: 52°F (10.9°C)
April 28, 2017 12:50 am EST
Location: 41.439N 70.186W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 9 sec
Average Period: 4.4 sec
Mean Wave Direction: E (80°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.96 in (1014.7 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.00 in (+0.0 mb)
Water Temperature: 49°F (9.5°C)
April 27, 2017 11:45 pm EST
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 27 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Speed: 2 knots
Air Temperature: 53°F (11.9°C)
Dew Point: 53°F (11.6°C)
Thursday, April 27
5:43am / 7:33pm 6:49am / 9:03pm
Cloudy
58°
49°
Day:
Night: Cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 49F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday, April 28
5:41am / 7:34pm 7:35am / 10:14pm
AM Showers
58°
50°
Day: Rain showers early with mostly cloudy conditions later in the day. Thunder possible. High 58F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Night: Mostly cloudy skies. Low near 50F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday, April 29
5:40am / 7:36pm 8:27am / 11:20pm
AM Showers
58°
47°
Showers ending by midday. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Sunday, April 30
5:39am / 7:37pm 9:25am / 12:01am
Partly Cloudy
51°
44°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 40s.
Monday, May 1
5:37am / 7:38pm 10:26am / 12:19am
AM Showers
55°
51°
A few morning showers. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Tuesday, May 2
5:36am / 7:39pm 11:30am / 1:11am
AM Showers/Wind
59°
50°
Showers early, windy. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Wednesday, May 3
5:35am / 7:40pm 12:34pm / 1:55am
Sunny/Wind
56°
48°
Windy with sunshine. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Thursday, May 4
5:33am / 7:41pm 1:38pm / 2:33am
PM Showers
54°
48°
Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Friday, May 5
5:32am / 7:42pm 2:40pm / 3:08am
Showers
55°
51°
Showers possible. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Saturday, May 6
5:31am / 7:43pm 3:41pm / 3:39am
AM Showers
57°
48°
Showers ending by midday. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Wind Forecast
Day FridaySaturday
MPH 8 13 14 15 12 11 9 11 13 18 14 11
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S
SSW
SW
SW
SW
SW
SSW
SW
SW
WSW
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Radar
Marine Forecast
Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SOUTH OF THE REGION WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES TOWARDS THE NORTH ATLANTIC. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE TODAY FOLLOWED BY A WEAK FRONT EARLY FRIDAY. THIS FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE WATERS INTO SAT. HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SET-UP OVER THE EASTERN WATERS ON SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY A PASSING WARM FRONT ON MONDAY.

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.
Overnight
S wind around 8 kt. Isolated showers after 5am. Areas of dense fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
SW wind 10 to 13 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Areas of dense fog before 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
SW wind 6 to 8 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
SW wind 9 to 12 kt increasing to 13 to 16 kt in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
WSW wind 10 to 14 kt becoming NNW after midnight. A slight chance of showers before 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NNE wind 10 to 13 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
ESE wind around 11 kt becoming SSE after midnight. A chance of showers after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
SSE wind 11 to 13 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
SSW wind 13 to 18 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft 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.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.