Salem Weather

42°31'N 70°52'W
Current Conditions
Clear
31°F
Feels like: 23°F
Wind Chill: 23°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 31°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 17°F Wind: 8mph
Humidity: 57% Direction: 270° (W)
Pressure: 29.85" Gusts: -
Reported: 36 minutes 20 seconds ago
December 9, 2016 5:04 am EST
Location: 42.523N 70.566W or 11 nautical miles E of search location of 42.516448295592N 70.814437866211W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 31 knots
Wind Gust: 37 knots
Significant Wave Height: 4 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 5 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.81 in (1009.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 37°F (2.6°C)
Water Temperature: 47°F (8.6°C)
Visibility: 1.6 nmi
December 9, 2016 5:50 am EST
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 13 nautical miles SE of search location of 42.516448295592N 70.814437866211W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 21 knots
Wind Gust: 25 knots
Significant Wave Height: 3 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 4 sec
Average Period: 3.5 sec
Mean Wave Direction: WNW (286°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.82 in (1009.8 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.02 in (+0.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 36°F (2.4°C)
Water Temperature: 50°F (9.8°C)
December 9, 2016 6:00 am EST
Location: 42.355N 71.05W or 14 nautical miles SW of search location of 42.516448295592N 70.814437866211W.
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.87 in (1011.5 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+1.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 34°F (1.0°C)
Water Temperature: 45°F (7.2°C)
Friday, December 9
7:02am / 4:10pm 1:27pm / 1:24am
Mostly Sunny
34°
19°
Day: Sunshine to start, then a few afternoon clouds. High 34F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph.
Night: Clear to partly cloudy. Low 19F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday, December 10
7:02am / 4:10pm 2:04pm / 2:35am
Mostly Sunny
30°
18°
Day: Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High near 30F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Night: Clear skies. Low 18F. Winds light and variable.
Sunday, December 11
7:03am / 4:10pm 2:44pm / 3:48am
Mostly Sunny
34°
27°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the upper 20s.
Monday, December 12
7:04am / 4:10pm 3:30pm / 5:02am
AM Rain/Ice
37°
29°
Mix of rain and ice in the morning. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s.
Tuesday, December 13
7:05am / 4:10pm 4:22pm / 6:14am
Mostly Sunny
37°
24°
A few clouds. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 20s.
Wednesday, December 14
7:06am / 4:10pm 5:21pm / 7:21am
Light Wintry Mix
38°
19°
Light wintry mix. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper teens.
Thursday, December 15
7:06am / 4:11pm 6:25pm / 8:22am
Partly Cloudy
25°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the upper single digits.
Friday, December 16
7:07am / 4:11pm 7:31pm / 9:14am
Mostly Sunny
28°
17°
A few clouds. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the upper teens.
Saturday, December 17
7:08am / 4:11pm 8:37pm / 9:59am
Partly Cloudy
27°
24°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the mid 20s.
Sunday, December 18
7:08am / 4:12pm 9:42pm / 10:37am
Snow Showers
37°
24°
Chance of a few snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 20s.
Wind Forecast
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Radar
Marine Forecast
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
Synopsis: NW GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE EXPECTED TODAY. HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE WATERS THIS WEEKEND. LOW PRES MAY PASS JUST EAST OF THE WATERS 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.
Today
WNW wind 12 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 32 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 28 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 9 to 11 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
WNW wind around 7 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of snow after 3pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday
E wind 5 to 7 kt becoming NNE in the morning. Snow before 11am, then rain likely. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NNE wind 7 to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. A chance of rain and snow. Seas around 1 ft.
Tuesday
NW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers. Seas around 1 ft.
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.