Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W
Current Conditions
Clear
73°F
Feels like: 73°F
Wind Chill: 73°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 73°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 68°F Wind: 16mph
Humidity: 84% Direction: 220° (SW)
Pressure: 29.98" Gusts: 22mph
Reported: 58 minutes 21 seconds ago
July 23, 2014 11:18 am EDT
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: SW (220°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 15 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.96 in (1014.6 mb)
Air Temperature: 73°F (22.5°C)
Water Temperature: 72°F (22.2°C)
July 23, 2014 10:50 am EDT
Location: 41.443N 70.186W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: SW (220°)
Wind Speed: 16 knots
Wind Gust: 19 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Average Period: 3.4 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SW (235°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 70°F (21.0°C)
Dew Point: 69°F (20.3°C)
Water Temperature: 71°F (21.6°C)
July 23, 2014 10:45 am EDT
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 27 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: SW (230°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Air Temperature: 75°F (23.8°C)
Dew Point: 70°F (21.0°C)
Wednesday, July 23
5:27am / 8:06pm 2:44am / 5:32pm
Partly Cloudy
73°
67°
Day: A mix of clouds and sun. High 73F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph.
Night: Partly cloudy skies early followed by scattered thunderstorms overnight. Low 67F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Thursday, July 24
5:28am / 8:05pm 3:33am / 6:17pm
Scattered Thunderstorms
71°
62°
Day: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 71F. WSW winds shifting to NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Night: Cloudy with showers. Low 62F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Friday, July 25
5:29am / 8:04pm 4:26am / 6:58pm
Partly Cloudy
71°
64°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Saturday, July 26
5:30am / 8:03pm 5:20am / 7:35pm
Sunny
72°
66°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Sunday, July 27
5:31am / 8:02pm 6:16am / 8:09pm
Isolated Thunderstorms
72°
67°
Slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Monday, July 28
5:32am / 8:01pm 7:12am / 8:39pm
Thundershowers
73°
67°
Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms.. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday, July 29
5:33am / 8:00pm 8:08am / 9:08pm
Showers
72°
66°
Showers. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Wednesday, July 30
5:34am / 7:59pm 9:05am / 9:37pm
Showers
71°
66°
Showers possible. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday, July 31
5:35am / 7:58pm 10:02am / 10:05pm
Partly Cloudy
70°
65°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Friday, August 1
5:36am / 7:57pm 11:00am / 10:35pm
Partly Cloudy
70°
67°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Wind Forecast
Day WednesdayThursdayFriday
MPH 20 17 15 13 11 8 7 10 10 8 9 9
SSW
SSW
SSW
SSW
SSW
SW
W
N
NNE
N
N
N
Radar
Marine Forecast
  • SynopsisA SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS EVENING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE SLOWLY OFFSHORE ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION DURING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE SOUTH ON SUNDAY.

    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.
  • This Afternoon SSW wind around 17 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight SSW wind 9 to 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy dense fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday SW wind around 7 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy dense fog before 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night NNE wind around 9 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and 1am. Patchy fog before 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday N wind around 9 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night SW wind 6 to 9 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday SW wind 8 to 11 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night SSW wind around 12 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday S wind 10 to 12 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.