Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W
Current Conditions
Clear
56°F
Feels like: 56°F
Wind Chill: 56°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 56°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 44°F Wind: 9mph
Humidity: 64% Direction: 220° (SW)
Pressure: 29.87" Gusts: -
Reported: 24 minutes ago
April 18, 2015 2:42 pm EDT
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: SW (230°)
Wind Speed: 10 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.88 in (1011.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 60°F (15.6°C)
Water Temperature: 49°F (9.5°C)
April 18, 2015 2:50 pm EDT
Location: 41.443N 70.187W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: SSW (210°)
Wind Speed: 12 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Significant Wave Height: 1 ft
Average Period: 3.7 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.86 in (1011.2 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.08 in (-2.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 50°F (10.0°C)
Dew Point: 45°F (7.3°C)
Water Temperature: 44°F (6.9°C)
April 18, 2015 1:45 pm EDT
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 27 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: S (170°)
Wind Speed: 4 knots
Air Temperature: 60°F (15.5°C)
Dew Point: 48°F (9.0°C)
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...THE BERKSHIRES AND NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT. * WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH. * TIMING...INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES IN THE 20S....
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...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY... THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN INTERIOR MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS NORTHWEST RHODE ISLAND. AS TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE LOW-70S BY MIDDAY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL TO DROP AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT. COMBINED WITH BREEZY WEST-...
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Saturday, April 18
5:56am / 7:23pm 5:55am / 7:27pm
Partly Cloudy
63°
42°
Day:
Night: Some clouds. Low 42F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday, April 19
5:55am / 7:24pm 6:35am / 8:37pm
Partly Cloudy
49°
40°
Day: Partly cloudy skies. High 49F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: Partly cloudy skies early will become overcast later during the night. Low near 40F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday, April 20
5:53am / 7:25pm 7:19am / 9:44pm
PM Rain/Wind
52°
47°
Afternoon rain at times, windy. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Tuesday, April 21
5:52am / 7:26pm 8:06am / 10:45pm
AM Thunderstorms
56°
44°
Thunderstorms early. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 40s.
Wednesday, April 22
5:50am / 7:27pm 8:56am / 11:41pm
Sunny
52°
45°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 40s.
Thursday, April 23
5:49am / 7:28pm 9:50am / 12:01am
AM Showers
51°
41°
A few morning showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.
Friday, April 24
5:47am / 7:30pm 10:45am / 12:30am
Partly Cloudy
50°
41°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 40s.
Saturday, April 25
5:46am / 7:31pm 11:42am / 1:13am
Mostly Sunny
49°
41°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 40s.
Sunday, April 26
5:45am / 7:32pm 12:38pm / 1:51am
Partly Cloudy
48°
40°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 40s.
Monday, April 27
5:43am / 7:33pm 1:35pm / 2:25am
Mostly Sunny
49°
41°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 40s.
Wind Forecast
Day SaturdaySundayMonday
MPH 13 13 14 12 14 12 9 7 8 10 18 25
SW
WSW
NNW
N
NNE
NE
NE
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Radar
Marine Forecast
Synopsis: A WEAK AND FAST MOVING LOW ZIPS ACROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN OVER THE GULF OF MAINE TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDS INTO NEW ENGLAND FROM QUEBEC SUN. A COASTAL LOW MAY BRING SE GALES TO THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WATERS MON AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. DIMINISHING WIND AND SEAS TUE AS LOW PRES EXITS INTO MAINE.

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
WSW wind 10 to 13 kt becoming N after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NNE wind 8 to 13 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
ESE wind 9 to 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
ESE wind 14 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
SE wind 18 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
SSE wind 12 to 16 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
W wind 8 to 12 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
WSW wind 7 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
SW wind around 11 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
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.