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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

8NM SSE Annapolis MD

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Rain/Sleet

NNE 10kt
< 1ft

Tonight

Rain Likely

NNE 10kt
< 1ft

Tuesday

Chance Rain

Winds IncreasingS 6kt
< 1ft

Tuesday
Night

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

Wednesday

Rain

S 12kt
Waves Building2ft

Wednesday
Night

Rain

S 15kt
1-2ft

Christmas
Day

Partly Sunny

W 13kt
1-2ft

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

W 8kt
< 1ft

Friday

Mostly Sunny

SSW 7kt
< 1ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:34 am EST Dec 22, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7am EST Dec 22, 2014-6pm EST Dec 28, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

  • SynopsisCOASTAL LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE UP THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST TODAY. A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION BEGINNING TUESDAY NIGHT...SENDING A COLD FRONT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS LIKELY WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
  • Today ENE wind 7 to 10 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Rain and sleet likely before noon, then rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight NNE wind 6 to 10 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S around 6 kt in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday ESE wind 7 to 12 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less building to 2 ft.
  • Wednesday Night S wind 12 to 15 kt becoming SW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 kt. Rain before midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Christmas Day W wind 9 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Thursday Night W wind around 8 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday SSW wind around 7 kt. 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.