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Active weather pattern on Sunday brings the threat of wintry weather to several parts of the U.S

A few areas of active weather are expected on Sunday. The first will be in the Southwest, as locally heavy rain and mountain snow is possible in portions of California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. Further east, wintry weather is possible over a large portion of the country. Numerous winter weather products have been issued from the southern Plains to New England.
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Last Update: 1232 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD

Marine Zone 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. WAVES FLAT WHERE WATERS ARE ICED OVER.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST BY EARLY THIS MORNING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN MONDAY BEFORE LOW PRESSURE IMPACTS THE WATERS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT.
  • Overnight E winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sun SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. Snow likely with freezing rain with sleet likely.
  • Sun Night SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft. Rain and freezing rain likely.
  • Mon NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 3 ft.
  • Mon Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Tue NE winds 5 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Waves 2 ft. A chance of rain or snow.
  • Tue Night S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. Rain likely.
  • Wed SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming W 5 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft... Subsiding to 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely...then rain or snow likely after midnight.
  • Thu NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain likely through the day.



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Zone Area Forecast for Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD
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