Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W
Current Conditions
Overcast
61°F
Feels like: 61°F
Wind Chill: 61°F Ceiling: 1700ft
Heat Index: 61°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 53°F Wind: 24mph
Humidity: 75% Direction: 40° (NE)
Pressure: 30.4" Gusts: 32mph
Reported: 44 minutes 42 seconds ago
September 29, 2016 2:00 pm EDT
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: NE (40°)
Wind Speed: 16 knots
Wind Gust: 21 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.41 in (1029.8 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.01 in (+0.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 60°F (15.8°C)
Water Temperature: 64°F (17.9°C)
September 29, 2016 1:50 pm EDT
Location: 41.443N 70.187W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: NNE (30°)
Wind Speed: 19 knots
Wind Gust: 25 knots
Significant Wave Height: 4 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 5 sec
Average Period: 4.0 sec
Mean Wave Direction: ENE (64°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.40 in (1029.3 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.02 in (+0.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 60°F (15.8°C)
Dew Point: 55°F (12.8°C)
Water Temperature: 62°F (16.6°C)
September 29, 2016 18:00 UTC
Location: 41N 70.1W or 17 nautical miles S of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 29 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.38 in (1028.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 58°F (14.7°C)
Water Temperature: 64°F (17.9°C)
Thursday, September 29
6:35am / 6:24pm 5:06am / 5:57pm
Cloudy/Wind
61°
56°
Day: Overcast skies and windy. High 61F. Winds NE at 20 to 30 mph.
Night: Cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 56F. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph.
Friday, September 30
6:36am / 6:22pm 6:05am / 6:26pm
Showers/Wind
62°
58°
Day: Rain showers along with windy conditions. High 62F. Winds ENE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Night: Cloudy with periods of rain. Low 58F. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch.
Saturday, October 1
6:37am / 6:21pm 7:03am / 6:55pm
Rain/Wind
66°
60°
Windy with periods of rain. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 60s.
Sunday, October 2
6:38am / 6:19pm 8:00am / 7:25pm
Rain
67°
60°
Rain. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 60s.
Monday, October 3
6:39am / 6:17pm 8:56am / 7:56pm
Cloudy
67°
57°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday, October 4
6:40am / 6:16pm 9:52am / 8:30pm
AM Clouds/PM Sun/Wind
64°
56°
Windy with morning clouds, then afternoon sun. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday, October 5
6:41am / 6:14pm 10:47am / 9:07pm
Partly Cloudy/Wind
63°
56°
Watching the tropics. Partly cloudy and windy. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 50s.
Thursday, October 6
6:42am / 6:12pm 11:41am / 9:49pm
Partly Cloudy/Wind
66°
59°
Watching the tropics. Partly cloudy and windy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 50s.
Friday, October 7
6:43am / 6:11pm 12:33pm / 10:34pm
Showers/Wind
68°
58°
Windy with showers at times. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.
Saturday, October 8
6:44am / 6:09pm 1:22pm / 11:26pm
Partly Cloudy
67°
57°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.
Wind Forecast
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Radar
Marine Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS QUEBEC WITH A STALLED FRONT LYING S OF NEW ENGLAND WILL HOLD IN PLACE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. NE WINDS WILL PERSIST...GUSTING TO GALE FORCE LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. PERIODS OF WIDESPREAD WET CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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
NE wind around 21 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
ENE wind around 23 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
ENE wind around 24 kt. Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog before 2pm, then Patchy fog after 4pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
ENE wind 18 to 23 kt. Showers. Patchy fog before 9pm, then Patchy fog after 2am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
ENE wind 14 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Showers likely. Patchy fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
ENE wind 8 to 11 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Showers likely. Patchy fog. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
ENE wind around 8 kt. A chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
E wind around 6 kt becoming NE after midnight. A chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
ENE wind 6 to 9 kt becoming N in the afternoon. A chance of showers. 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.