Eel Point, Nantucket Weather

41°18'N 70°12'W
Current Conditions
Clear
68°F
Feels like: 68°F
Wind Chill: 68°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 68°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 63°F Wind: 9mph
Humidity: 84% Direction: 200° (SSW)
Pressure: 30.05" Gusts: -
Reported: 55 minutes 11 seconds ago
August 31, 2016 3:18 am EDT
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 5 nautical miles E of search location of 41.2917N 70.2083W.
Wind Direction: SSW (200°)
Wind Speed: 3 knots
Wind Gust: 5 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.05 in (1017.7 mb)
August 31, 2016 2:50 am EDT
Location: 41.443N 70.187W or 9 nautical miles N of search location of 41.2917N 70.2083W.
Wind Direction: SW (220°)
Wind Speed: 12 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Significant Wave Height: 1 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Average Period: 3.0 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SW (214°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.04 in (1017.2 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.01 in (-0.3 mb)
Air Temperature: 71°F (21.9°C)
Dew Point: 67°F (19.2°C)
Water Temperature: 72°F (22.4°C)
August 31, 2016 2:45 am EDT
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 23 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.2917N 70.2083W.
Wind Direction: S (180°)
Wind Speed: 1 knots
Air Temperature: 74°F (23.6°C)
Dew Point: 71°F (21.7°C)
Wednesday, August 31
6:06am / 7:14pm 5:14am / 6:52pm
Mostly Cloudy
75°
67°
Day: Considerable cloudiness. High around 75F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: Mainly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 67F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday, September 1
6:07am / 7:12pm 6:15am / 7:25pm
Scattered Thunderstorms
74°
64°
Day: Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High 74F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Night: Occasional showers with a thunderstorm possible. Low 64F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Friday, September 2
6:08am / 7:10pm 7:15am / 7:55pm
Mostly Sunny
73°
63°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Saturday, September 3
6:09am / 7:09pm 8:14am / 8:24pm
Partly Cloudy/Wind
70°
62°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Sunday, September 4
6:09am / 7:07pm 9:12am / 8:54pm
Partly Cloudy/Wind
71°
63°
Partly cloudy and windy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Monday, September 5
6:10am / 7:05pm 10:08am / 9:24pm
Showers/Wind
73°
66°
Windy with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Tuesday, September 6
6:11am / 7:03pm 11:05am / 9:56pm
Showers
75°
66°
Windy with showers at times. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Wednesday, September 7
6:12am / 7:02pm 12:00pm / 10:31pm
Partly Cloudy
76°
67°
Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday, September 8
6:13am / 7:00pm 12:55pm / 11:11pm
Mostly Sunny
77°
69°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Friday, September 9
6:14am / 6:58pm 1:49pm / 11:54pm
Sunny
77°
68°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Wind Forecast
Day WednesdayThursday
MPH 8 9 12 13 11 8 6 6 6 9 5 6
SSW
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SSW
SSW
SSW
SSW
SSW
WSW
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Radar
Marine Forecast
Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES MOVING EAST OF THE WATERS OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. SOUTHEAST SWELL FROM GASTON WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE OUTER WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT SHOULD CROSS THE WATERS BY THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN LATE FRIDAY...THEN WE WILL HAVE TO CLOSELY MONITOR A TROPICAL SYSTEM WHICH WILL LIKELY BE LIFTING NORTH ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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.
Overnight
SSW wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
SSW wind 8 to 11 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
SSW wind 6 to 9 kt. A slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Patchy fog after 2am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
SW wind 5 to 7 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 8 kt in the evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
N wind around 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
NNE wind around 12 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NE wind 16 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
Tropical storm conditions possible.
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.