Essex, MA Weather

42°38'N 70°47'W

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Current Conditions
Overcast
42°F
Feels like: 34°F
Wind Chill: 34°F Ceiling: 2600ft
Heat Index: 42°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 33°F Wind: 18mph
Humidity: 70% Direction: 280° (W)
Pressure: 29.05" Gusts: 28mph
Reported: 43 minutes 33 seconds ago
March 22, 2019 4:04 pm EST
Location: 42.523N 70.566W or 12 nautical miles SSE of search location of 42.687684766266N 70.707321166992W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 19 knots
Wind Gust: 23 knots
Significant Wave Height: 7 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 8 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 28.97 in (981.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 40°F (4.2°C)
Water Temperature: 39°F (3.8°C)
Visibility: 1.6 nmi
March 22, 2019 5:00 pm EST
Location: 42.967N 70.623W or 17 nautical miles NNE of search location of 42.687684766266N 70.707321166992W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 24 knots
Wind Gust: 28 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 28.99 in (981.7 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 39°F (4.1°C)
Dew Point: 38°F (3.2°C)
March 22, 2019 4:50 pm EST
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 21 nautical miles S of search location of 42.687684766266N 70.707321166992W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 21 knots
Wind Gust: 27 knots
Significant Wave Height: 5 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 8 sec
Average Period: 4.9 sec
Mean Wave Direction: E (81°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.05 in (983.7 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 41°F (5.0°C)
Dew Point: 36°F (2.4°C)
Water Temperature: 39°F (3.8°C)
Friday, March 22
6:43am / 6:57pm 9:03pm / 7:56am
Rain/Snow
41°
35°
Day:
Night: Rain and snow showers this evening. The rain and snow will change to all rain overnight. Low near 35F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precip 90%.
Saturday, March 23
6:41am / 6:58pm 10:14pm / 8:27am
Partly Cloudy/Wind
46°
30°
Day: Windy. Cloudy skies will become partly cloudy in the afternoon. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 46F. Winds WNW at 25 to 35 mph.
Night: A mostly clear sky. Low around 30F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday, March 24
6:39am / 7:00pm 11:24pm / 9:01am
Partly Cloudy
56°
37°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 30s.
Monday, March 25
6:38am / 7:01pm 11:59pm / 9:37am
AM Rain/Snow Showers
41°
24°
Rain and snow showers in the morning. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 20s.
Tuesday, March 26
6:36am / 7:02pm 12:29am / 10:16am
Sunny
39°
25°
Sunshine. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 20s.
Wednesday, March 27
6:34am / 7:03pm 1:30am / 11:00am
Mostly Sunny
41°
30°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 30s.
Thursday, March 28
6:32am / 7:04pm 2:25am / 11:49am
Mostly Sunny
48°
35°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the mid 30s.
Friday, March 29
6:31am / 7:05pm 3:13am / 12:41pm
Partly Cloudy
55°
43°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.
Saturday, March 30
6:29am / 7:06pm 3:56am / 1:37pm
Partly Cloudy
58°
44°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 40s.
Sunday, March 31
6:27am / 7:08pm 4:32am / 2:34pm
Mostly Cloudy
57°
39°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s.
Wind Forecast
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Marine Forecast
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
Synopsis: ANZ200-230915- 406 PM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Low pres will along coastal Maine tonight. This low will move to the Canadian Maritimes Saturday. NW gales develop tonight and continue into Sat behind the departing low. Less wind Sunday as high pressure builds into the Mid Atlc region. A cold front then sweeps across the waters Mon followed by high pressure Tue and Wed. 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. $$
Tonight
W wind around 17 kt, with gusts as high as 29 kt. Rain showers before 5am, then rain, possibly mixed with snow showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 20 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly before 7am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
WNW wind 15 to 18 kt decreasing to 12 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Sunday
WSW wind 10 to 12 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday Night
WSW wind 8 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
WNW wind around 9 kt becoming N in the afternoon. A chance of rain, mainly between 7am and 4pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
NNW wind 7 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
N wind around 9 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNW wind around 8 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 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.