Nantucket, MA

10:08 AM EDT on April 28, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Wauwinet | | Change Station

Elev 20 ft 41.33 °N, 69.99 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
59.4 °F
Feels Like 59.4 °F
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4.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 11.0 mph

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Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 1.2 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 200 ft
Overcast 2500 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:41 AM 7:34 PM
Waxing Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KACK 281353Z 24009KT 1 1/4SM R24/4500VP6000FT TSRA BR BKN002 OVC025 12/11 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-W RAB37 TSB41 SLP165 TS OHD MOV E P0003 T01220111
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 1.2 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 200 ft
Overcast 2500 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:41 AM 7:34 PM
Waxing Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KACK 281353Z 24009KT 1 1/4SM R24/4500VP6000FT TSRA BR BKN002 OVC025 12/11 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-W RAB37 TSB41 SLP165 TS OHD MOV E P0003 T01220111

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Coastal Flood Statement
Issued: 9:59 AM EDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Pockets of coastal flooding possible tonight...

* location... East Coast of Massachusetts including Nantucket, mainly ocean
exposed coastline.

* Tidal departure... a few tenths of a foot.

* Timing... around the time of high tide tonight between midnight and 2am.

* Coastal flood impacts... some minor splashover and beach erosion at typically
prone flood spots. Some shoreline roads may be impacted.


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Newburyport
MLLW categories - minor 11.0 ft, moderate 12.5 ft, major 14.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.0 ft, major 4.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 9.0/ 9.5 -0.6/-0.1 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
29/02 am 10.0/10.5 0.5/ 1.0 -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 none
29/03 PM 8.8/ 9.3 -0.8/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/03 am 9.9/10.4 0.4/ 0.9 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/04 PM 8.6/ 9.1 -1.0/-0.5 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Gloucester Harbor
MLLW categories - minor 12.0 ft, moderate 14.5 ft, major 15.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.0 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 10.3/10.8 0.8/ 1.3 -0.2/ 0.3 3 none
29/02 am 11.2/11.7 1.7/ 2.2 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
29/02 PM 10.0/10.5 0.5/ 1.0 -0.2/ 0.2 2-3 none
30/03 am 11.0/11.5 1.5/ 2.0 -0.2/ 0.2 1-2 none
30/03 PM 9.7/10.2 0.2/ 0.7 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Boston Harbor
MLLW categories - minor 12.5 ft, moderate 15.0 ft, major 16.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.4 ft, moderate 4.9 ft, major 5.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 10.8/11.3 0.7/ 1.1 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
29/02 am 11.8/12.3 1.7/ 2.2 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
29/02 PM 10.6/11.1 0.5/ 1.0 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/03 am 11.5/12.0 1.4/ 1.9 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/03 PM 10.2/10.7 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Revere
MLLW categories - minor 12.5 ft, moderate 15.0 ft, major 16.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.6 ft, moderate 5.1 ft, major 6.6 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 10.7/11.2 0.8/ 1.3 -0.2/ 0.3 2-3 none
29/02 am 11.7/12.2 1.8/ 2.2 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
29/02 PM 10.5/11.0 0.6/ 1.1 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/03 am 11.4/11.9 1.5/ 2.0 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/03 PM 10.1/10.6 0.2/ 0.7 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Scituate
MLLW categories - minor 11.5 ft, moderate 14.0 ft, major 16.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 4.3 ft, major 6.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 10.1/10.6 0.4/ 0.9 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
29/02 am 11.2/11.7 1.5/ 2.0 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
29/02 PM 10.0/10.5 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/03 am 11.1/11.6 1.4/ 1.9 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/03 PM 9.7/10.2 0.0/ 0.5 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Sandwich / Dennis
MLLW categories - minor 13.0 ft, moderate 14.0 ft, major 15.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.7 ft, moderate 3.7 ft, major 5.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 10.6/11.1 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none
29/02 am 11.6/12.1 1.3/ 1.8 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
29/02 PM 10.2/10.7 -0.2/ 0.3 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/03 am 11.3/11.8 1.0/ 1.5 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/03 PM 9.9/10.4 -0.5/ 0.0 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Provincetown Harbor
MLLW categories - minor 12.5 ft, moderate 13.5 ft, major 15.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.4 ft, moderate 3.4 ft, major 4.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 11.1/11.6 1.0/ 1.5 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
29/02 am 12.1/12.6 2.0/ 2.5 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
29/03 PM 10.8/11.3 0.7/ 1.1 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/03 am 11.8/12.3 1.7/ 2.2 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/03 PM 10.4/10.9 0.2/ 0.8 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Chatham - East Coast
MLLW categories - minor 9.5 ft, moderate 12.0 ft, major 13.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 4.3 ft, major 5.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 5.6/ 6.1 -2.2/-1.7 -0.2/ 0.2 4 none
29/03 am 6.6/ 7.1 -1.1/-0.7 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
29/03 PM 5.6/ 6.1 -2.2/-1.7 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
30/04 am 6.5/ 7.0 -1.3/-0.8 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/04 PM 5.4/ 5.9 -2.3/-1.9 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none

Chatham - South Coast
MLLW categories - minor 9.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 11.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 4.5 ft, moderate 6.0 ft, major 7.0 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/03 PM 3.7/ 4.2 -0.9/-0.4 -0.2/ 0.3 2 none
29/03 am 4.4/ 4.9 -0.2/ 0.3 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
29/04 PM 3.5/ 4.0 -1.1/-0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/04 am 4.2/ 4.7 -0.2/ 0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/04 PM 3.5/ 4.0 -1.1/-0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Buzzards Bay - Woods Hole
MLLW categories - minor 5.5 ft, moderate 7.0 ft, major 8.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 5.0 ft, major 6.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/10 am 2.7/ 3.2 0.7/ 1.1 0.0/ 0.5 1 none
28/11 PM 3.0/ 3.5 1.0/ 1.5 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
29/11 am 2.3/ 2.8 0.4/ 0.9 -0.2/ 0.2 1-2 none
30/12 am 2.7/ 3.2 0.8/ 1.3 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/12 PM 2.3/ 2.8 0.4/ 0.9 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none
01/01 am 2.7/ 3.2 0.8/ 1.3 0.0/ 0.5 1 none

Wings Neck
MLLW categories - minor 6.5 ft, moderate 9.0 ft, major 11.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 4.7 ft, major 7.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/10 am 4.7/ 5.2 0.5/ 1.0 0.1/ 0.6 1 none
28/11 PM 5.1/ 5.6 0.8/ 1.3 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none
29/11 am 4.4/ 4.9 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none
29/11 PM 4.7/ 5.2 0.5/ 1.0 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
30/12 PM 4.0/ 4.5 -0.2/ 0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none
01/12 am 4.7/ 5.2 0.4/ 0.9 0.0/ 0.5 1 none

Nantucket Harbor
MLLW categories - minor 5.0 ft, moderate 6.5 ft, major 8.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.4 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.4 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/04 am 2.7/ 3.2 -0.9/-0.4 0.0/ 0.5 2 none
28/03 PM 3.0/ 3.5 -0.7/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
29/03 am 3.7/ 4.2 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
29/04 PM 2.8/ 3.4 -0.8/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/04 am 3.6/ 4.1 0.0/ 0.5 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none
30/05 PM 2.7/ 3.2 -0.9/-0.4 -0.2/ 0.2 1 none

Nantucket East Coast - erosion impacts

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 3.5/ 4.0 -0.7/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 4 none
29/03 am 4.0/ 4.5 0.0/ 0.5 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
29/03 PM 3.4/ 3.9 -0.8/-0.2 -0.2/ 0.2 3-4 none
30/04 am 4.0/ 4.5 0.0/ 0.5 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
30/04 PM 3.2/ 3.7 -0.9/-0.4 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none

Nantucket - Madaket area erosion impacts

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
28/02 PM 2.2/ 2.7 0.9/ 1.4 -0.2/ 0.2 4 none
29/02 am 2.7/ 3.2 1.3/ 1.8 -0.2/ 0.2 4 none
29/03 PM 2.2/ 2.7 0.9/ 1.4 -0.2/ 0.2 4 none
30/03 am 2.7/ 3.2 1.3/ 1.8 -0.2/ 0.2 3 none
30/04 PM 2.2/ 2.7 0.8/ 1.3 -0.2/ 0.2 2 none


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Special Statement
Issued: 9:49 AM EDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Strong thunderstorms developing in western Nantucket County
counties...

At 949 am EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Nantucket, moving northeast at 40 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will accompany this
storm.

This storm will impact Nantucket through 1020 am.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors when this storm approaches. Winds may be strong enough to
produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches.

Frequent lightning was occurring. Lightning can strike far away from
the storm. Go inside a building or vehicle. Wait at least 30 minutes
until after the storm has passed to resume outdoor activities.


Lat... Lon 4129 7025 4114 7013 4128 7026
time... Mot... loc 1349z 240deg 34kt 4124 6999


Frank

927 am EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will move across Nantucket...

At 926 am EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 14
miles south of Edgartown, moving northeast at 40 mph will reach
Nantucket by 10 am.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will accompany this storm along with
dangerous cloud to ground lightning.

Locations impacted include...
Nantucket.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors when this storm approaches. Winds may be strong enough to
produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches.

Frequent lightning was occurring. Lightning can strike far away from
the storm. Go inside a building or vehicle. Wait at least 30 minutes
until after the storm has passed to resume outdoor activities.


Lat... Lon 4135 6984 4113 7027 4117 7036 4121 7041
      4120 7059 4120 7063 4121 7064 4148 6995
time... Mot... loc 1326z 246deg 33kt 4116 7049


Frank