Weather & Sea Conditions

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SE Mass wave heights


Today’s BB Tides from website.

BB Tide Predictions from NOAA.

NOAA Woods Hole Actual Tide Observations and Predictions, Historical Data.

NOAA Tide Predictions for Massachusetts municipalities including links to tidal datums and benchmarks.

US Army Corps Tide Station Data.


Best Gov. site: NOAA Boston and Region Weather, updated hourly.
[click on map where you live for the land forecast, click the water for the water forecast.]

NOAA’s New NowCoast Page
[Experimental site with combined GIS and real time info, slow with dial-up connections.]

Today’s Weather Conditions (from NOAA’s National Weather Service)

National Weather Service, current storm total.

go to the NOAA Radar map site

Short Range Loop of above map (plus other neat maps).

Storms and Sea Conditions

More links at the BB NEP’s Storm and Hurricane Page

NOAA National Data Buoy Center BUZM3 station data – Buzzards Bay, MA, updated hourly

Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO) operated by WHOI, through MACOORA

Wave Height off Marthas Vineyard South Beach

Wave Height off Marthas Vineyard South Beach

Buzzards Bay Data Buoy BUZM3 wind and wave conditions, updated hourly
If Wave Height recorder adata not available. check the Nantucket Buoy data (graphs shown at bottom of this page).

Buoy 44008 (100 miles SE of Nantucket), wind and wave conditions, updated hourly

Map: Get wave/wind data from any Buoy in the Northeast US

Wind Gusts (previous 5 days) recorded at Buzzards Bay NOAA buoy

Cape Cod Times Special Report: Hurricane Bob Ten Years Later

NOAA New Bedford Forecast, updated hourly. [Best Gov. forecast site.]

NOAA Current Weather Conditions, updated hourly. [Best Gov. conditions site, click on water map where you live.]

Todays Sea Conditions (from NOAA’s National Weather Service)

Gulf Stream thermal image near Cape Cod.
Seawater Temperature and gulf stream off Northeast US

Yesterday’s composite (opens new window)Sunrise and set for New Bedford, MA, data from US Naval observatory:

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Tonight's moon phase.
Tonight’s moon phase.


Rainfall and Drought

More links at the BB NEP’s climate and rainfall data page

Current Massachusetts DEM drought advisories information

Note that these are state drought advisories, not actual status adopted by municipalities. Many municipalities in Southeastern Massachusetts adopted water restrictions during drought periods as needed.


Cape Cod Bridge Restrictions.

Snow Cover Maps.

Go to EPA’s UV Index site (input your zip code)
Tonight’s star chart