Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W
Current Conditions
Overcast
45°F
Feels like: 36°F
Wind Chill: 36°F Ceiling: 600ft
Heat Index: 45°F Visibility: 5mi
Dew Point: 44°F Wind: 28mph
Humidity: 97% Direction: 20° (NNE)
Pressure: 29.6" Gusts: 38mph
Reported: 55 minutes 59 seconds ago
May 5, 2016 5:18 pm EDT
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: NNE (30°)
Wind Speed: 12 knots
Wind Gust: 21 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.62 in (1003.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 45°F (7.2°C)
May 5, 2016 4:50 pm EDT
Location: 41.443N 70.187W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: NNE (20°)
Wind Speed: 23 knots
Wind Gust: 29 knots
Significant Wave Height: 3 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 4 sec
Average Period: 3.9 sec
Mean Wave Direction: NNE (27°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.61 in (1002.6 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.3 mb)
Air Temperature: 46°F (7.5°C)
Dew Point: 44°F (6.7°C)
Water Temperature: 46°F (7.9°C)
May 5, 2016 4:45 pm EDT
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 27 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: NNW (330°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Air Temperature: 44°F (6.8°C)
Dew Point: 43°F (6.1°C)
Thursday, May 5
5:32am / 7:42pm 4:58am / 6:24pm
Rain/Wind Early
48°
44°
Day:
Night: Cloudy. Periods of rain and windy at times early. Low 44F. Winds N at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Friday, May 6
5:31am / 7:43pm 5:39am / 7:39pm
Partly Cloudy
53°
47°
Day: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 53F. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph.
Night: Partly cloudy. Low 47F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday, May 7
5:30am / 7:44pm 6:24am / 8:50pm
AM Fog/PM Sun
57°
48°
Morning fog followed by afternoon sun. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Sunday, May 8
5:28am / 7:45pm 7:14am / 9:57pm
PM Rain/Wind
57°
48°
Windy, periods of rain during the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Monday, May 9
5:27am / 7:46pm 8:08am / 10:57pm
Sunny/Wind
56°
50°
Windy with sunshine. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Tuesday, May 10
5:26am / 7:47pm 9:07am / 11:50pm
AM Clouds/PM Sun
57°
50°
Clouds giving way to sun . Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Wednesday, May 11
5:25am / 7:48pm 10:07am / 12:01am
Light Rain
57°
48°
Light rain. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Thursday, May 12
5:24am / 7:49pm 11:09am / 12:36am
Mostly Sunny
56°
48°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Friday, May 13
5:23am / 7:50pm 12:09pm / 1:16am
Rain
55°
49°
Rain. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Saturday, May 14
5:22am / 7:51pm 1:08pm / 1:50am
AM Light Rain
56°
50°
Light rain early. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 50s.
Wind Forecast
Day ThursdayFridaySaturday
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NNE
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Radar
Marine Forecast
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
Synopsis: LOW PRES WILL TRACK JUST OUTSIDE THE 40N 70W BENCHMARK THIS EVENING. ANOTHER LOW THAT WILL MEANDER NEAR THE MID ATLC REGION FRI INTO SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRES 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 22 to 25 kt decreasing to 18 to 21 kt after midnight. Showers, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
NNE wind 14 to 16 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
E wind 12 to 17 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
E wind 8 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SSW wind around 8 kt. A slight chance of showers after 3am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
S wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
W wind 12 to 14 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
WSW wind 14 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
WSW wind 9 to 14 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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.