Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W
Current Conditions
Overcast
57°F
Feels like: 57°F
Wind Chill: 57°F Ceiling: 400ft
Heat Index: 57°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 55°F Wind: 13mph
Humidity: 93% Direction: 20° (NNE)
Pressure: 29.9" Gusts: -
Reported: 42 minutes 9 seconds ago
October 22, 2014 5:00 am EDT
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: NNE (20°)
Wind Speed: 6 knots
Wind Gust: 11 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.91 in (1012.7 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.00 in (-0.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 57°F (13.8°C)
Water Temperature: 58°F (14.6°C)
October 22, 2014 4:50 am EDT
Location: 41.443N 70.186W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: N (10°)
Wind Speed: 16 knots
Wind Gust: 17 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Average Period: 3.3 sec
Mean Wave Direction: N (10°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.90 in (1012.5 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.01 in (-0.3 mb)
Air Temperature: 58°F (14.5°C)
Dew Point: 57°F (14.0°C)
Water Temperature: 60°F (15.6°C)
October 22, 2014 08:00 UTC
Location: 41.6N 69.7W or 26 nautical miles NE of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: N (10°)
Wind Speed: 15 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.91 in (1013.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 56°F (13.2°C)
Water Temperature: 56°F (13.2°C)
...A SOAKING WINDSWEPT RAIN FOR MUCH OF EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHEAST NEW HAMPSHIRE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THU MORNING... .HEAVY RAIN WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE NEW JERSEY COAST AND NEARBY OCEAN WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL TRACK NORTH AND OVERSPREAD CONNECTICUT...RHODE ISLAND...MASSACHUSETTS AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE LATER THIS AFTERNOON. HEAVY RAIN WILL ARRIVE BETWEEN...
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Wednesday, October 22
6:59am / 5:49pm 5:37am / 5:14pm
PM Thunderstorms
60°
58°
Day: Cloudy skies this morning followed by scattered showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. High around 60F. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Night: Heavy thunderstorms and gusty winds early, then variable clouds overnight with still a chance of showers. Low 58F. Winds ESE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall possibly over one inch.
Thursday, October 23
7:00am / 5:47pm 6:36am / 5:47pm
Showers
62°
55°
Day: Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 62F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Night: Cloudy with showers. Low near 55F. E winds shifting to N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Friday, October 24
7:02am / 5:46pm 7:38am / 6:23pm
Cloudy
59°
51°
Cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Saturday, October 25
7:03am / 5:45pm 8:39am / 7:04pm
Sunny
58°
53°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Sunday, October 26
7:04am / 5:43pm 9:40am / 7:51pm
Mostly Sunny
59°
50°
A few clouds. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Monday, October 27
7:05am / 5:42pm 10:39am / 8:43pm
Sunny
58°
54°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 50s.
Tuesday, October 28
7:06am / 5:40pm 11:34am / 9:42pm
Sunny
62°
57°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 50s.
Wednesday, October 29
7:08am / 5:39pm 12:24pm / 10:44pm
Mostly Sunny
62°
54°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Thursday, October 30
7:09am / 5:38pm 1:10pm / 11:51pm
PM Showers
57°
51°
Afternoon showers. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Friday, October 31
7:10am / 5:37pm 1:52pm / 12:01am
Mostly Sunny
57°
52°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Wind Forecast
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Radar
Marine Forecast
  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE INTENSIFIES INTO A GALE CENTER OFF THE DELAWARE COAST TODAY...THEN SLOWLY TRACKING NE TOWARD NANTUCKET THU. BY FRI THE LOW WEAKENS AND BEGINS TO MOVE OFFSHORE. BY SAT THE LOW IS IN THE MARITIMES WITH NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ACROSS NEW ENGLAND.

    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 NE wind 8 to 11 kt. Showers likely, mainly after noon. Patchy fog between 8am and 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight ENE wind 11 to 14 kt becoming ESE 6 to 9 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before noon, then Patchy fog after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 9 kt in the evening. A chance of showers. Patchy fog before 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday NW wind 12 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night NW wind 10 to 12 kt. A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday W wind 11 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night W wind around 12 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday WNW wind 13 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 26 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.