Charlestown, Charles River Weather

42°22'N 71°3'W
Current Conditions
Overcast
53°F
Feels like: 53°F
Wind Chill: 53°F Ceiling: 600ft
Heat Index: 53°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 50°F Wind: 10mph
Humidity: 89% Direction: 360° (N)
Pressure: 29.96" Gusts: -
Reported: 23 minutes 40 seconds ago
May 24, 2016 8:50 pm EDT
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 9 nautical miles E of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Wind Direction: NE (40°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Significant Wave Height: 3 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 8 sec
Average Period: 5.1 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SE (125°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.93 in (1013.5 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.02 in (+0.6 mb)
Air Temperature: 52°F (10.9°C)
Dew Point: 52°F (10.9°C)
Water Temperature: 54°F (12.4°C)
May 24, 2016 8:48 pm EDT
Location: 42.355N 71.05W or 9 nautical miles W of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
May 24, 2016 8:04 pm EDT
Location: 42.523N 70.566W or 17 nautical miles NE of search location of 42.329108295476N 70.852203369141W.
Significant Wave Height: 4 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 8 sec
Air Temperature: 50°F (10.2°C)
Water Temperature: 53°F (11.6°C)
Visibility: 0.3 nmi
Tuesday, May 24
5:14am / 8:08pm 10:28pm / 7:35am
Clouds Early/Clearing Late
59°
52°
Day:
Night: A shower is possible early. Cloudy skies this evening will become partly cloudy after midnight. Low 52F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday, May 25
5:13am / 8:09pm 11:15pm / 8:27am
Sunny
85°
64°
Day: Mainly sunny. High around 85F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Night: Clear. Low 64F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday, May 26
5:13am / 8:09pm 11:57pm / 9:25am
Partly Cloudy
77°
60°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Friday, May 27
5:12am / 8:10pm 11:59pm / 10:26am
Partly Cloudy
80°
63°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.
Saturday, May 28
5:12am / 8:11pm 12:35am / 11:30am
Mostly Sunny
85°
63°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s.
Sunday, May 29
5:11am / 8:12pm 1:12am / 12:36pm
Partly Cloudy
66°
54°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Monday, May 30
5:10am / 8:13pm 1:47am / 1:45pm
AM Showers
68°
58°
Morning showers. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday, May 31
5:10am / 8:14pm 2:21am / 2:55pm
Partly Cloudy
75°
61°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Wednesday, June 1
5:09am / 8:14pm 2:56am / 4:07pm
Partly Cloudy
74°
57°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday, June 2
5:09am / 8:15pm 3:34am / 5:20pm
Partly Cloudy
66°
56°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Wind Forecast
Day TuesdayWednesdayThursday
MPH 5 4 4 6 9 11 10 8 6 4 9 13
NNW
WNW
SSW
WSW
SSE
W
W
WNW
WNW
N
ESE
SE
Radar
Marine Forecast
Synopsis: LOW PRES WILL LIFT NORTH OVER EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS THIS EVENING THEN HEAD NORTHEAST TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD SOUTH OF THE WATERS WED AND THU. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH OF THE WATERS THU NIGHT...THEN RETURN NORTH AS A WARM FRONT FRI. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT. BEHIND IT...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE GULF OF MAINE SUN AND 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
N wind 5 to 9 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Isolated showers. Areas of fog before 1am. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SW 5 to 8 kt in the morning. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 10am. Seas around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
W wind 8 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ESE 5 to 9 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
S wind 5 to 9 kt. A slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
SE wind 6 to 11 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
SW wind 8 to 11 kt decreasing to 5 to 8 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
SW wind 6 to 9 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
SW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming N after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
WINDS AND WAVES 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.