Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W
Current Conditions
Overcast
30°F
Feels like: 18°F
Wind Chill: 18°F Ceiling: 2800ft
Heat Index: 30°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 20°F Wind: 18mph
Humidity: 66% Direction: 290° (WNW)
Pressure: 29.72" Gusts: -
Reported: 3 minutes 44 seconds ago
February 11, 2016 11:18 am EST
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 6 knots
Wind Gust: 15 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.73 in (1006.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 30°F (-1.3°C)
Water Temperature: 38°F (3.4°C)
February 11, 2016 10:50 am EST
Location: 41.443N 70.187W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: W (280°)
Wind Speed: 19 knots
Wind Gust: 23 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Average Period: 3.1 sec
Mean Wave Direction: WNW (287°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.70 in (1005.9 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 30°F (-1.2°C)
Dew Point: 20°F (-6.5°C)
Water Temperature: 41°F (4.8°C)
February 11, 2016 10:45 am EST
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 27 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 6 knots
Air Temperature: 28°F (-2.2°C)
Dew Point: 21°F (-5.9°C)
Thursday, February 11
6:41am / 5:08pm 8:26am / 9:00pm
Snow Showers/Wind
30°
16°
Day: Variable clouds and becoming windy with snow showers. High near 30F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Night: Partly cloudy skies with gusty winds. Low 16F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph.
Friday, February 12
6:39am / 5:09pm 9:02am / 10:10pm
Partly Cloudy
26°
24°
Day: Mostly sunny skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 26F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: Snow in the evening will transition to snow showers overnight. Low 24F. S winds shifting to N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Snowfall around one inch.
Saturday, February 13
6:38am / 5:11pm 9:40am / 11:19pm
AM Snow Showers/Wind
27°
Morning snow showers, windy. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the mid single digits.
Sunday, February 14
6:37am / 5:12pm 10:20am / 12:01am
AM Snow Showers/Wind
19°
15°
Windy with morning snow showers. Highs in the upper teens and lows in the mid teens.
Monday, February 15
6:35am / 5:13pm 11:03am / 12:27am
Cloudy
34°
33°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the low 30s.
Tuesday, February 16
6:34am / 5:14pm 11:49am / 1:30am
Rain/Wind
50°
38°
Windy with periods of rain. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 30s.
Wednesday, February 17
6:33am / 5:15pm 12:41pm / 2:31am
Partly Cloudy/Wind
44°
31°
Windy with times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the low 30s.
Thursday, February 18
6:31am / 5:17pm 1:35pm / 3:25am
Partly Cloudy
37°
29°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s.
Friday, February 19
6:30am / 5:18pm 2:33pm / 4:14am
Mostly Sunny
41°
38°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper 30s.
Saturday, February 20
6:29am / 5:19pm 3:32pm / 4:58am
AM Clouds/PM Sun
45°
37°
Clouds giving way to sun . Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the upper 30s.
Wind Forecast
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Radar
Marine Forecast
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
Synopsis: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS TODAY. GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP NEAR SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LATE FRI INTO EARLY SAT AND QUICKLY MOVE EAST OF THE REGION. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY AN ARCTIC OUTBREAK THIS WEEKEND. AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS ARE LIKELY THIS WEEKEND AS ARCTIC AIR MOVES OVER THE OPEN WATERS. HIGH PRES WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE EAST OF THE WATERS ON 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.
This Afternoon
W wind 19 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. Scattered snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 5pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
WNW wind 18 to 21 kt, with gusts as high as 34 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
WNW wind 13 to 16 kt becoming W 9 to 12 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WSW wind 7 to 9 kt becoming NW after midnight. A chance of snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NW wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 18 to 23 kt. Winds could gust as high as 33 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NW wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NW wind 18 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
NW wind 14 to 17 kt decreasing to 9 to 12 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Washington's Birthday
W wind 6 to 10 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Partly sunny. 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.