Hurricane Warning for Big Island of Hawaii; Tropical Storm & Hurricane Watch for Portions of Florida Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch and a Hurricane Watch for parts of Florida as Tropical Depression Nine churns in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, Hurricane Madeline in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Big Island.
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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

4NM NE Nantucket MA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    SSW 11kt
    2ft

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    SSW 9kt
    2ft

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers

    SW 6kt
    1ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    Winds IncreasingN 7kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    N 12kt
    2ft

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 12kt
    3ft

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NE 17kt
    3-4ft

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Tropical Storm Conditions Possible

    Tropical Storm Conditions Possible

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Tropical Storm Conditions Possible

    Tropical Storm Conditions Possible

    High: 70 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:01 am EDT Aug 31, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11am EDT Aug 31, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 6, 2016

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES MOVING EAST OF THE WATERS TODAY. SOUTHEAST SWELL FROM GASTON WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE OUTER WATERS. A COLD FRONT SHOULD CROSS THE WATERS THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD IN BY LATE FRIDAY. WE WILL CLOSELY MONITOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE...WHICH WILL LIKELY BE LIFTING NORTH ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. PLEASE REFER TO NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ADVISORIES AND FORECASTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

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
SSW wind 9 to 11 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
SSW wind 6 to 9 kt. A slight chance of showers after 3am. Patchy fog after 4am. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday
SW wind around 6 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 7 kt after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
N wind around 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
NNE wind around 12 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday
NE wind around 17 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
Tropical storm conditions possible.
Sunday
Tropical storm conditions possible.

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.
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Point Forecast: 41.34°N 70.04°W
Last Update: 10:01 am EDT Aug 31, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11am EDT Aug 31, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 6, 2016
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