Charlestown, Charles River Weather

42°22'N 71°3'W
Current Conditions
Overcast
22°F
Feels like: 11°F
Wind Chill: 11°F Ceiling: 10000ft
Heat Index: 22°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 6°F Wind: 10mph
Humidity: 51% Direction: 180° (S)
Pressure: 30.02" Gusts: -
Reported: 20 minutes 24 seconds ago
February 12, 2016 6:50 pm EST
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 9 nautical miles E of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Wind Direction: SSW (200°)
Wind Speed: 12 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Significant Wave Height: 1 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 11 sec
Average Period: 3.6 sec
Mean Wave Direction: E (85°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.03 in (1017.0 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.02 in (-0.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 24°F (-4.5°C)
Dew Point: 9°F (-12.7°C)
Water Temperature: 40°F (4.7°C)
February 12, 2016 6:48 pm EST
Location: 42.355N 71.05W or 9 nautical miles W of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Water Temperature: 37°F (2.6°C)
February 12, 2016 6:04 pm EST
Location: 42.522N 70.566W or 17 nautical miles NE of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Wind Direction: S (190°)
Wind Speed: 14 knots
Wind Gust: 17 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Air Temperature: 24°F (-4.3°C)
Water Temperature: 41°F (4.9°C)
Visibility: 1.6 nmi
...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT ACROSS CAPE COD AND MARTHAS VINEYARD... SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS CAPE COD AND MARTHAS VINEYARD BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM THIS EVENING. THE BULK OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL THEN OCCUR THROUGH 4 AM SATURDAY MORNING...BUT SOME SNOW SHOWERS MAY LINGER INTO THE MID MORNING HOURS ON SATURDAY....
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST SATURDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST...
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...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST SUNDAY. THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * LOCATIONS...CAPE COD....
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...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST SUNDAY... * HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND GUSTS. * WIND CHILL READINGS...BETWEEN 20 AND 30 BELOW ZERO WITH PERHAPS A FEW LOCATIONS IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS BRIEFLY APPROACHING 35...
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...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO NOON EST SUNDAY. THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * LOCATIONS...THE SOUTH COASTS OF BOTH RHODE ISLAND AND...
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...POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING SITUATION WITH EXTREME COLD THIS WEEKEND... * TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS AND BELOW ZERO ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN NEW YORK AND WESTERN NEW ENGLAND. VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL AVERAGE BETWEEN 5 AND 10 DEGREES FOR HIGH TEMPERATURES WHILE HIGHER TERRAIN WILL REMAIN AT OR...
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Friday, February 12
6:45am / 5:11pm 9:06am / 10:16pm
Cloudy
24°
13°
Day:
Night: Cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. Low 13F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday, February 13
6:44am / 5:13pm 9:42am / 11:25pm
Partly Cloudy/Wind
18°
-6°
Day: Partly cloudy skies with gusty winds. High 18F. Winds WNW at 25 to 35 mph.
Night: Partly to mostly cloudy and windy. Low -6F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph.
Sunday, February 14
6:43am / 5:14pm 10:22am / 12:01am
Mostly Sunny
13°
-2°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low teens and lows -4 to 0F.
Monday, February 15
6:41am / 5:15pm 11:04am / 12:33am
Mostly Cloudy
29°
26°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the mid 20s.
Tuesday, February 16
6:40am / 5:16pm 11:51am / 1:37am
Rain/Wind
50°
41°
Windy with periods of rain. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.
Wednesday, February 17
6:38am / 5:18pm 12:42pm / 2:38am
Partly Cloudy
46°
27°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the upper 20s.
Thursday, February 18
6:37am / 5:19pm 1:37pm / 3:32am
Sunny
32°
18°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.
Friday, February 19
6:36am / 5:20pm 2:35pm / 4:21am
Mostly Sunny
36°
32°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the low 30s.
Saturday, February 20
6:34am / 5:22pm 3:34pm / 5:04am
Rain/Snow Showers
47°
34°
Mix of rain and snow showers. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the mid 30s.
Sunday, February 21
6:33am / 5:23pm 4:34pm / 5:42am
Mostly Sunny
43°
29°
A few clouds. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper 20s.
Wind Forecast
Day FridaySaturdaySunday
MPH 9 5 6 11 23 26 24 22 22 19 16 14
SSW
SW
W
W
WNW
WNW
WNW
WNW
WNW
WNW
WNW
WNW
Radar
Marine Forecast
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
Synopsis: AN OCEAN STORM WILL TRACK OFFSHORE TONIGHT. A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL USHER VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND NORTHWEST GALES TO THE WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND. AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY ALONG WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR SAT INTO SUNDAY. AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE CENTER WILL MOVE FROM VIRGINIA TO NEW YORK STATE OR WESTERN NEW ENGLAND BY LATE TUE AND POSSIBLY BRING SOUTHERLY GALE FORCE WINDS TO THE WATERS.

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 8 to 11 kt becoming W after midnight. A chance of snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 19 to 24 kt. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. A slight chance of snow showers. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
WNW wind 23 to 26 kt, with gusts as high as 36 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly between 1am and 2am. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday
WNW wind 18 to 21 kt decreasing to 15 to 18 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday Night
WNW wind 12 to 15 kt decreasing to 9 to 12 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Washington's Birthday
W wind 7 to 9 kt becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind 11 to 15 kt. Snow likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then rain likely after 1am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
SSE wind 16 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Rain. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
SE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 kt. Rain likely. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.

*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.