Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W

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Current Conditions
Overcast
71°F
Feels like: 71°F
Wind Chill: 71°F Ceiling: 200ft
Heat Index: 71°F Visibility: 1.7mi
Dew Point: 71°F Wind: 17mph
Humidity: 100% Direction: 190° (S)
Pressure: 29.87" Gusts: -
Reported: 31 minutes 33 seconds ago
August 22, 2017 6:54 pm EST
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: SSW (210°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.87 in (1011.5 mb)
August 22, 2017 6:50 pm EST
Location: 41.439N 70.186W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: SSW (200°)
Wind Speed: 19 knots
Wind Gust: 23 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Average Period: 3.1 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SSW (207°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.84 in (1010.5 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.5 mb)
Air Temperature: 72°F (22.4°C)
Dew Point: 72°F (22.4°C)
Water Temperature: 72°F (22.1°C)
August 22, 2017 5:45 pm EST
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 27 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.88 in (1012.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 76°F (24.7°C)
Dew Point: 74°F (23.2°C)
Tuesday, August 22
5:56am / 7:28pm 6:44am / 8:11pm
Isolated Thunderstorms/Wind
74°
69°
Day:
Night: Windy with isolated thunderstorms developing. Low 69F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Wednesday, August 23
5:57am / 7:27pm 7:51am / 8:43pm
Thunderstorms
76°
64°
Day: Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. High 76F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Night: Cloudy early with partial clearing expected late. Low 64F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday, August 24
5:58am / 7:25pm 8:56am / 9:15pm
Mostly Sunny
75°
62°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Friday, August 25
5:59am / 7:24pm 9:58am / 9:45pm
Sunny
73°
61°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Saturday, August 26
6:00am / 7:22pm 10:59am / 10:15pm
Sunny
72°
61°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Sunday, August 27
6:01am / 7:21pm 11:58am / 10:48pm
Mostly Sunny
70°
60°
A few clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Monday, August 28
6:02am / 7:19pm 12:55pm / 11:23pm
Sunny
69°
61°
Sunshine. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 60s.
Tuesday, August 29
6:03am / 7:17pm 1:51pm / 12:01am
Sunny
69°
62°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 60s.
Wednesday, August 30
6:04am / 7:16pm 2:45pm / 12:00am
Partly Cloudy
70°
63°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Thursday, August 31
6:05am / 7:14pm 3:36pm / 12:43am
Partly Cloudy
71°
64°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Wind Forecast
Day TuesdayWednesdayThursday
MPH 17 21 20 18 14 10 7 8 7 8 8 6
SSW
SSW
SSW
SSW
SW
SW
WSW
NNW
NNW
N
NW
SSW
Radar
Marine Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: ANZ200-231200- 717 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres will continue to move east of the waters today. This will be followed by a cold front that will cross the waters on Wed. Large high pres will then build in from the west Thu and remain in control through the weekend. 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. $$
Tonight
SSW wind 15 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 31 kt. Patchy fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
SW wind 11 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Patchy fog before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
WSW wind around 6 kt becoming NNW after midnight. A slight chance of showers before midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
NNW wind around 7 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
N wind around 8 kt. A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
NE wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
N wind around 9 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SSE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. 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.