Surf Forecast

Nantucket MA-
including the beaches of Nantucket
421 am EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

.Today...
South Coast rip current risk....low. 
East Coast rip current risk.....Low. 
South Coast surf....2 to 4 feet. 
East Coast surf.....1 to 2 feet. 
East Coast swell....southwest around 1 foot, becoming southeast in 
                    the afternoon. 
East Coast period...7 seconds. 
South Coast swell...east around 1 foot, becoming south in the 
                      afternoon. 
South Coast period...8 seconds. 
South Coast water...39 degrees. 
East Coast water....39 degrees. 
Ultraviolet index...4 - moderate. 
Weather.............Sunny. 
High temperature....in the mid 40s. 
Winds...............light and variable winds, becoming south around 
                    9 mph in the afternoon. 
Lightning threat....none.

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds around
9 mph. 
.Thursday...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
around 14 mph. 
.Thursday night...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 40. Southeast winds around 17 mph.

Tide information...

At Nantucket...

Low tide at 5:40 am.
High tide at 12:22 PM.
Low tide at 6:16 PM.

At Great Point...

Low tide at 5:33 am.
High tide at 12:03 PM.
Low tide at 6:05 PM.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A low risk of rip currents implies that wind and wave conditions are
not expected to support the development of enhanced rip currents.
However, rip currents are always possible, especially near jetties
and other structures. Always have a flotation device with you in the
water.

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