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Current Conditions
Broken Clouds
89°F
Feels like: 99°F
Wind Chill: 89°F Ceiling: 5000ft
Heat Index: 99°F Visibility: 10mi
Dew Point: 75°F Wind: 10mph
Humidity: 63% Direction: 200° (SSW)
Pressure: 29.77" Gusts: 21mph
Reported: 8 minutes 9 seconds ago
July 17, 2018 11:04 am EST
Location: 42.523N 70.566W or 8 nautical miles SSE of search location of 42.660474N 70.611448W.
Wind Direction: S (180°)
Wind Speed: 14 knots
Wind Gust: 16 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 8 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.76 in (1007.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 71°F (21.5°C)
Water Temperature: 66°F (18.9°C)
July 17, 2018 11:00 am EST
Location: 42.967N 70.623W or 18 nautical miles N of search location of 42.660474N 70.611448W.
Wind Direction: SSE (160°)
Wind Speed: 19 knots
Wind Gust: 20 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.76 in (1007.9 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.06 in (-1.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 73°F (22.6°C)
Dew Point: 70°F (21.1°C)
July 17, 2018 9:50 am EST
Location: 42.346N 70.651W or 19 nautical miles S of search location of 42.660474N 70.611448W.
Wind Direction: SE (140°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 9 sec
Average Period: 4.5 sec
Mean Wave Direction: ENE (76°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.83 in (1010.0 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.02 in (-0.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 70°F (21.2°C)
Dew Point: 69°F (20.6°C)
Water Temperature: 69°F (20.6°C)
Tuesday, July 17
5:20am / 8:16pm 10:38am / 11:30pm
PM Thunderstorms
82°
67°
Day: Partly cloudy early. Thunderstorms developing this afternoon. Storms could contain damaging winds. High 82F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Night: Thunderstorms likely this evening. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms overnight. Low 67F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Wednesday, July 18
5:20am / 8:16pm 11:48am / 12:01am
Partly Cloudy
77°
63°
Day: Partly cloudy skies. High 77F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Night: Clear skies. Low 63F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday, July 19
5:21am / 8:15pm 12:53pm / 12:00am
Sunny
75°
62°
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Friday, July 20
5:22am / 8:14pm 1:58pm / 12:29am
Sunny
77°
63°
Sunshine. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Saturday, July 21
5:23am / 8:13pm 3:00pm / 12:59am
Mostly Sunny
76°
63°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.
Sunday, July 22
5:24am / 8:12pm 4:00pm / 1:31am
Showers
72°
67°
Chance of showers. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Monday, July 23
5:25am / 8:11pm 4:58pm / 2:06am
AM Thundershowers
77°
68°
Showers and thundershowers early. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Tuesday, July 24
5:26am / 8:11pm 5:53pm / 2:45am
Scattered Thunderstorms
78°
67°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 60s.
Wednesday, July 25
5:27am / 8:10pm 6:43pm / 3:29am
AM Clouds/PM Sun
77°
66°
Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday, July 26
5:28am / 8:09pm 7:29pm / 4:17am
Scattered Thunderstorms
75°
65°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 60s.
Wind Forecast
Day TuesdayWednesdayThursday
MPH 15 12 9 5 5 9 9 6 3 10 9 10
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SSW
SSW
SW
WNW
N
NE
E
NW
NNW
NNW
N
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Marine Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
Synopsis: ANZ200-180315- 1006 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A cold front will approach from the west late this afternoon and move across the waters late tonight into early Wed, while weak low pressure develops along the front south of Nantucket. High pres will follow for Thu and Fri. High pres will move east of the waters Fri night and Sat. 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
SSW wind around 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
SSW wind 5 to 9 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
NNW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 8 kt in the evening. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
N wind 5 to 7 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S around 6 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
S wind 5 to 7 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SE 5 to 8 kt in the morning. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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.