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Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday

Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Saint Petersburg Beach FL

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Chance Showers

S 14kt
< 1ft

High: 75 °F

Tonight

Slight Chc Showers

S 9kt
< 1ft

Low: 67 °F

Tuesday

Chance Showers

SSE 11kt
< 1ft

High: 75 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Showers

SE 13kt
< 1ft

Low: 67 °F

Wednesday

Chance Showers

SSE 16kt
1ft

High: 75 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Showers

SW 13kt
< 1ft

Low: 60 °F

Christmas
Day

Mostly Sunny

N 13kt
< 1ft

High: 65 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

N 8kt
< 1ft

Low: 53 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

ENE 7ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

High: 66 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:05 am EST Dec 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7am EST Dec 22, 2014-6pm EST Dec 28, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

  • SynopsisA FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATERS WITH THE BEST CHANCES NORTH. SOME PATCHY SEA FOG MAY BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATERS WITH THE WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW IN PLACE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT BRINGING STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH INCREASED WINDS AND SEAS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WITH WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY SUBSIDING LATE THURSDAY.
  • Today S wind 9 to 14 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight S wind 6 to 9 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday SSE wind 8 to 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind 8 to 13 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday SSE wind 14 to 16 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Wednesday Night S wind around 13 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 19 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Christmas Day N wind 9 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night N wind 6 to 8 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday ENE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
*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.