Hoodies and sweatpants might be needed for anyone traveling to a New England beach on Memorial Day. Forecasters urged beachgoers to swim with caution as gusty winds may produce rip currents that could creep up to 5 feet.
The eastern half of Massachusetts may experience a series of sharp cold fronts throughout the day with cooler-than-normal evening lows that may dip into the high 50s.
Central Massachusetts is predicted to hit a high of 69 degrees and Boston a high of 65 toward Monday afternoon.
The Cape and Islands are expected to experience similar chilly weather with a high of 65 anticipated in Hyannis around noon before weather dips to the low 60s, according to forecasters.
Parts of Western Massachusetts lucked out with the most favorable barbecue weather as highs are expected to creep up to 76 degrees.
Forecasters released a moderate risk warning for beachgoers on Memorial Day. Along with water, which is expected to be in the mid 50′s, gusty winds may bring 3-to-5-foot rip currents across Massachusetts’ coast and Cape and Islands areas.
Beachgoers are urged to swim with caution as the rocky waves may prove hazardous.