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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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Last Update: 931 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA

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.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

  • SynopsisCOASTAL LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE UP THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST LATE MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS LIKELY WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
  • Rest Of Tonight NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of rain.
  • Mon NE winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Waves 3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Mon Night N winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tue W winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 ft. A chance of rain.
  • Tue Night SE winds 5 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Rain.
  • Wed S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Waves 4 ft. Rain.
  • Wed Night S winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt in the evening. Waves 4 ft. Rain likely.
  • Thu SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.
  • Fri SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA
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