Essex, MA Weather

42°38'N 70°47'W

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Current Conditions
Clear
31°F
Feels like: 23°F
Wind Chill: 23°F Ceiling: Unl
Heat Index: 31°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 21°F Wind: 9mph
Humidity: 67% Direction: 220° (SW)
Pressure: 29.98" Gusts: -
Reported: 43 minutes 13 seconds ago
January 16, 2019 8:04 am EST
Location: 42.523N 70.566W or 12 nautical miles SSE of search location of 42.687684766266N 70.707321166992W.
Wind Direction: SW (230°)
Wind Speed: 19 knots
Wind Gust: 23 knots
Significant Wave Height: 6 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 11 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 34°F (1.1°C)
Water Temperature: 42°F (5.4°C)
Visibility: 1.6 nmi
January 16, 2019 9:00 am EST
Location: 42.967N 70.623W or 17 nautical miles NNE of search location of 42.687684766266N 70.707321166992W.
Wind Direction: SW (220°)
Wind Speed: 26 knots
Wind Gust: 29 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.94 in (1013.8 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 32°F (-0.1°C)
Dew Point: 23°F (-4.8°C)
January 16, 2019 8:50 am EST
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 21 nautical miles S of search location of 42.687684766266N 70.707321166992W.
Wind Direction: S (190°)
Wind Speed: 17 knots
Wind Gust: 21 knots
Significant Wave Height: 4 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 11 sec
Average Period: 6.0 sec
Mean Wave Direction: ENE (75°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.97 in (1014.9 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.01 in (-0.5 mb)
Air Temperature: 33°F (0.4°C)
Dew Point: 26°F (-3.2°C)
Water Temperature: 42°F (5.8°C)
Wednesday, January 16
7:10am / 4:36pm 12:43pm / 2:05am
Partly Cloudy
40°
14°
Day: Some clouds this morning will give way to generally sunny skies for the afternoon. High near 40F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: Clear skies. Low 14F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday, January 17
7:09am / 4:37pm 1:22pm / 3:13am
Mostly Sunny
26°
19°
Day: Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 26F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Night: Cloudy with snow showers developing after midnight. Low 19F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Friday, January 18
7:09am / 4:38pm 2:09pm / 4:22am
AM Snow Showers
39°
21°
Snow showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the low 20s.
Saturday, January 19
7:08am / 4:39pm 3:06pm / 5:30am
Cloudy
25°
20°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the low 20s.
Sunday, January 20
7:08am / 4:41pm 4:12pm / 6:33am
Wintry Mix/Wind
37°
Watching a potential winter storm. Windy with a wintry mix of precipitation. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid single digits.
Monday, January 21
7:07am / 4:42pm 5:26pm / 7:29am
Cloudy
10°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low teens and lows in the low single digits.
Tuesday, January 22
7:06am / 4:43pm 6:43pm / 8:16am
Mostly Sunny
23°
17°
A few clouds. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the upper teens.
Wednesday, January 23
7:05am / 4:44pm 7:59pm / 8:56am
Cloudy
36°
29°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the upper 20s.
Thursday, January 24
7:05am / 4:46pm 9:13pm / 9:31am
Mostly Cloudy
38°
30°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the low 30s.
Friday, January 25
7:04am / 4:47pm 10:25pm / 10:03am
AM Clouds/PM Sun
37°
27°
Clouds giving way to sun . Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s.
Wind Forecast
Day WednesdayThursdayFriday
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Marine Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: ANZ200-170100- 716 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... High pres over Southern New England will build south of the region today. A cold front will sweep across the waters tonight behind which winds will turn NW and gusty. High pres builds over New England on Thu. A wave of low pres lifts NE over southern New England on Fri bringing snow changing to rain, then is followed by dry high pres Fri night and Sat. A more potent low pres area will impact the waters Sat night and Sun. 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
WSW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
W wind 15 to 17 kt becoming NW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 kt. Clear. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday
NW wind 8 to 13 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S 5 to 7 kt in the evening. A chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
SSE wind 7 to 9 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind 9 to 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 8 to 11 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
E wind 8 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Snow. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft.
Sunday
E wind 13 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 kt. Rain, snow, and sleet. Seas around 5 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.