Charlestown, Charles River Weather

42°22'N 71°3'W
Current Conditions
Overcast
56°F
Feels like: 56°F
Wind Chill: 56°F Ceiling: 800ft
Heat Index: 56°F Visibility: 3mi
Dew Point: 55°F Wind: 16mph
Humidity: 97% Direction: 40° (NE)
Pressure: 30.08" Gusts: 23mph
Reported: 24 minutes 1 second ago
October 1, 2014 5:50 pm EDT
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 9 nautical miles E of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Wind Direction: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 17 knots
Wind Gust: 21 knots
Significant Wave Height: 7 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 7 sec
Average Period: 5.2 sec
Mean Wave Direction: E (80°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.06 in (1017.8 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.01 in (+0.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 58°F (14.7°C)
Dew Point: 58°F (14.7°C)
Water Temperature: 60°F (15.3°C)
October 1, 2014 5:48 pm EDT
Location: 42.355N 71.05W or 9 nautical miles W of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Air Temperature: 58°F (14.3°C)
Water Temperature: 62°F (16.8°C)
October 1, 2014 4:17 pm EDT
Location: 42.942N 70.632W or 38 nautical miles NNE of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Significant Wave Height: 5 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 6 sec
Average Period: 4.7 sec
Mean Wave Direction: E (79°)
Water Temperature: 59°F (15.2°C)
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... EASTERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... BARNSTABLE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... CENTRAL DUKES COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... * UNTIL 730 PM EDT...
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...POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL TONIGHT... .A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LEAD TO THE POSSIBILITY OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS OVERNIGHT. THE POSSIBILITY OF A RELATIVELY FAST ACCUMULATION OF 3-6 INCHES OF RAINFALL EXISTS LOCALLY WITHIN THE WATCH. ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH...
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Wednesday, October 1
6:41am / 6:25pm 1:44pm / 11:49pm
Rain
59°
56°
Day:
Night: Periods of rain. Low 56F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near an inch.
Thursday, October 2
6:42am / 6:23pm 2:33pm / 12:01am
AM Rain
60°
50°
Day: Cloudy with rain ending in the afternoon. High near 60F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Night: A mostly clear sky. Low around 50F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday, October 3
6:43am / 6:22pm 3:18pm / 12:54am
Mostly Cloudy
63°
55°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Saturday, October 4
6:44am / 6:20pm 3:59pm / 2:03am
Showers
65°
51°
Showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.
Sunday, October 5
6:45am / 6:18pm 4:36pm / 3:15am
Sunny
66°
46°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s.
Monday, October 6
6:46am / 6:16pm 5:13pm / 4:28am
Mostly Sunny
68°
55°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Tuesday, October 7
6:47am / 6:15pm 5:49pm / 5:41am
Showers
72°
56°
Chance of showers. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday, October 8
6:48am / 6:13pm 6:26pm / 6:53am
Mostly Sunny
70°
52°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.
Thursday, October 9
6:50am / 6:11pm 7:04pm / 8:04am
Sunny
67°
50°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 50s.
Friday, October 10
6:51am / 6:10pm 7:46pm / 9:12am
Partly Cloudy
69°
51°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 50s.
Wind Forecast
Day WednesdayThursdayFriday
MPH 13 13 13 15 16 14 10 7 8 8 10 11
NNE
NNE
NNE
NNE
NNE
NNE
NE
N
N
N
NNE
NE
Radar
Marine Forecast
  • SynopsisHIGH PRES OVER SE CANADA COMBINED WITH LOW PRES WELL OFFSHORE OF CAPE COD WILL KEEP A PERSISTENT NE WIND FLOW ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THU. THE HIGH WILL NUDGE SOUTH OVER NEW ENGLAND THU AND FRI PUSHING IN DRIER AIR. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL FOLLOW ON SUN AS HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE EAST COAST. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFFSHORE ON MON.

    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 NNE wind 17 to 20 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Thursday NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain likely, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before 1pm. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Thursday Night NNE wind around 12 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Friday NE wind around 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Friday Night ENE wind 8 to 10 kt. A chance of drizzle after 10pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Saturday E wind 9 to 12 kt. A chance of rain or drizzle before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Saturday Night ESE wind 7 to 11 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Showers likely before 2am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday W wind 11 to 13 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sunday Night WSW wind 10 to 13 kt decreasing to 7 to 10 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.