Nantucket Weather

41°17'N 70°5'W
Current Conditions
Broken Clouds
57°F
Feels like: 57°F
Wind Chill: 57°F Ceiling: 6000ft
Heat Index: 57°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 46°F Wind: 9mph
Humidity: 67% Direction: 70° (ENE)
Pressure: 29.99" Gusts: -
Reported: 56 minutes 6 seconds ago
October 31, 2014 10:18 am EDT
Location: 41.285N 70.096W or 0 nautical miles W of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: ENE (70°)
Wind Speed: 13 knots
Wind Gust: 17 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.00 in (1015.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 54°F (12.4°C)
Water Temperature: 58°F (14.2°C)
October 31, 2014 9:50 am EDT
Location: 41.443N 70.186W or 10 nautical miles NNW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: ENE (60°)
Wind Speed: 16 knots
Wind Gust: 19 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3 sec
Average Period: 2.9 sec
Mean Wave Direction: NE (46°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.98 in (1015.3 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.01 in (+0.3 mb)
Air Temperature: 53°F (11.8°C)
Dew Point: 47°F (8.5°C)
Water Temperature: 56°F (13.6°C)
October 31, 2014 9:45 am EDT
Location: 41.582N 70.525W or 27 nautical miles NW of search location of 41.285675N 70.08728W.
Wind Direction: ENE (70°)
Wind Speed: 2 knots
Air Temperature: 53°F (11.4°C)
Dew Point: 47°F (8.1°C)
...HIGH WINDS LIKELY ACROSS EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY... ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...
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...HIGH WINDS LIKELY ACROSS EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY... ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...
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...MINOR WITH ISOLATED POCKETS OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE SATURDAY EVENING AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLES... ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL...
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Friday, October 31
7:10am / 5:37pm 1:52pm / 12:01am
Cloudy
55°
51°
Day: Cloudy. High near 55F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Low 51F. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Saturday, November 1
7:11am / 5:35pm 2:29pm / 12:59am
Rain/Wind
55°
45°
Day: Windy with rain likely. High near 55F. Winds NNE at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a half an inch. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph late.
Night: Rain and wind. Low around 45F. Winds N at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph late.
Sunday, November 2
6:12am / 4:34pm 2:06pm / 1:08am
Rain/Wind
47°
37°
Rain and wind. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the upper 30s.
Monday, November 3
6:14am / 4:33pm 2:42pm / 2:18am
Partly Cloudy/Wind
52°
45°
Windy with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 40s.
Tuesday, November 4
6:15am / 4:32pm 3:17pm / 3:27am
Mostly Sunny
58°
54°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday, November 5
6:16am / 4:31pm 3:55pm / 4:37am
Partly Cloudy
60°
53°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 50s.
Thursday, November 6
6:17am / 4:30pm 4:35pm / 5:45am
PM Showers/Wind
58°
48°
Windy, afternoon showers developing. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Friday, November 7
6:18am / 4:28pm 5:18pm / 6:51am
Partly Cloudy/Wind
49°
42°
Windy with times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 40s.
Saturday, November 8
6:20am / 4:27pm 6:06pm / 7:53am
Partly Cloudy
54°
48°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Sunday, November 9
6:21am / 4:26pm 6:56pm / 8:50am
Partly Cloudy
57°
48°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 40s.
Wind Forecast
Day FridaySaturdaySunday
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NE
NE
NE
NE
NNE
NNE
NNE
N
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Radar
Marine Forecast
  • SynopsisHIGH PRES WILL SLIDE N OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRES WILL INTENSIFY S OF NEW ENGLAND EARLY SAT...TRACKING JUST E OF GEORGES BANK SUNDAY MORNING. HIGH PRES WILL PUSH E TOWARD THE WATERS LATE SUNDAY AND MON. HIGH PRES MOVES E OF THE WATERS WITH A RETURN TO A SW FLOW.

    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 ENE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight ENE wind around 16 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Patchy fog after 5am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday NNE wind 18 to 21 kt increasing to 21 to 24 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 kt. Rain. Patchy fog before 9am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night N wind 24 to 27 kt, with gusts as high as 42 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday NNW wind around 27 kt, with gusts as high as 43 kt. A chance of rain, mainly before 5pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night NW wind 20 to 22 kt, with gusts as high as 38 kt. A slight chance of showers before 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday WNW wind around 22 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night WNW wind 15 to 18 kt decreasing to 9 to 12 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday SW wind 6 to 9 kt increasing to 10 to 13 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.