Charlestown, Charles River Weather

42°22'N 71°3'W
Current Conditions
Scattered Clouds
36°F
Feels like: 28°F
Wind Chill: 28°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 36°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 8°F Wind: 10mph
Humidity: 31% Direction: 350° (N)
Pressure: 29.99" Gusts: -
Reported: 29 minutes 47 seconds ago
April 1, 2015 8:50 am EDT
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 9 nautical miles E of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Wind Direction: NNW (340°)
Wind Speed: 14 knots
Wind Gust: 16 knots
Significant Wave Height: 5 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 6 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.95 in (1014.3 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.08 in (+2.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 33°F (0.4°C)
Dew Point: 16°F (-9.0°C)
Water Temperature: 36°F (2.3°C)
April 1, 2015 9:48 am EDT
Location: 42.355N 71.05W or 9 nautical miles W of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Air Temperature: 37°F (2.9°C)
Water Temperature: 36°F (2.3°C)
April 1, 2015 9:04 am EDT
Location: 42.522N 70.566W or 17 nautical miles NE of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Wind Direction: NNW (330°)
Wind Speed: 12 knots
Wind Gust: 16 knots
Significant Wave Height: 5 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 5 sec
Air Temperature: 33°F (0.6°C)
Water Temperature: 37°F (3.0°C)
Visibility: 1.6 nmi
Wednesday, April 1
6:26am / 7:09pm 4:42pm / 5:00am
Sunny
45°
31°
Day: Sunny. High around 45F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: A few passing clouds. Low 31F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday, April 2
6:25am / 7:11pm 5:39pm / 5:29am
Partly Cloudy
55°
47°
Day: Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High near 55F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph.
Night: Rain showers in the evening will evolve into a more steady rain overnight. Low 47F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday, April 3
6:23am / 7:12pm 6:36pm / 5:57am
Rain
63°
48°
Cloudy, periods of rain. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 40s.
Saturday, April 4
6:21am / 7:13pm 7:34pm / 6:25am
AM Light Rain/Wind
50°
32°
Windy with light rain in the morning. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.
Sunday, April 5
6:20am / 7:14pm 8:32pm / 6:55am
Partly Cloudy/Wind
46°
32°
Windy with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the low 30s.
Monday, April 6
6:18am / 7:15pm 9:32pm / 7:28am
Partly Cloudy
45°
36°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 30s.
Tuesday, April 7
6:16am / 7:16pm 10:30pm / 8:04am
PM Showers
47°
42°
Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 40s.
Wednesday, April 8
6:15am / 7:17pm 11:28pm / 8:45am
Rain
45°
33°
Cloudy with rain. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the low 30s.
Thursday, April 9
6:13am / 7:19pm 11:59pm / 9:31am
Rain/Snow Showers
42°
36°
Mix of rain and snow showers. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 30s.
Friday, April 10
6:11am / 7:20pm 12:22am / 10:22am
Rain
49°
42°
Cloudy with rain. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 40s.
Wind Forecast
Day WednesdayThursdayFriday
MPH 10 14 9 5 5 4 9 14 17 17 15 14
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WNW
WSW
SW
SSW
SSW
SSW
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SW
SW
Radar
Marine Forecast
Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR THROUGH THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT DROPS DOWN OVER THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL NEW ENGLAND SATURDAY REACHING THE MAINE COAST BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE WATERS SUNDAY.

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.
Today
N wind 14 to 17 kt decreasing to 10 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tonight
NNW wind 6 to 9 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday
W wind 6 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Increasing clouds. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
SW wind around 17 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday
SW wind 9 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
SW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog after 10pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
SSW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming WNW 12 to 17 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. A chance of showers before 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 12 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
WSW wind 13 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
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.