Heavy rain and higher elevation snow continue for the Northwest, fire danger continues in Southern California

A series of Pacific storms will bring strong winds, heavy rain, and mountain snow to the Pacific Northwest and northern Rockies through Sunday. Heavy rainfall and flooding is possible from the Mississippi Valley to the Deep South and Southeast U.S. this weekend and into early next week. Dry winds will prolong the fire weather threat for Southern California for several days.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

8NM ESE Nantucket MA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    S 6kt

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    S 10kt

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSE 13kt

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chc Showers

    Winds IncreasingSSE 21kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Heavy Rain

    S 22kt

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Heavy Rain

    S 23kt

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Heavy Rain

    SSW 12kt

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely

    W 13kt

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Cloudy

    W 14kt
    8ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 54 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:07 am EDT Oct 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 4pm EDT Oct 22, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 29, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ200-230600- 116 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Strong high pressure will move east of New England today. Local seabreezes develop by mid morning. A strong cold front approaches from the west late Tuesday, then lingers around the region into Thu. 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. $$

S wind around 6 kt. Increasing clouds. Seas around 2 ft.
S wind 7 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind 11 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
SSE wind 14 to 17 kt increasing to 18 to 21 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 kt. A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Seas 5 ft building to 7 ft.
Tuesday Night
S wind around 22 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
S wind 20 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 39 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
Wednesday Night
SSW wind 8 to 12 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
W wind 8 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Showers likely. Seas around 8 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind around 14 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 6 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.


  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.
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Point Forecast: 41.21°N 69.95°W
Last Update: 10:07 am EDT Oct 22, 2017
Forecast Valid: 4pm EDT Oct 22, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 29, 2017
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