AREA FORECASTS

WASHINGTON: Today, foggy early, partly sunny, mild in the afternoon. High 70. Wind south 7-14 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, areas of fog. Low 54. Wind south 4-8 mph. Tuesday, partly sunny, mild. High 70. Wind south 6-12 mph.

MARYLAND: Today, foggy early, partly sunny, mild in the afternoon. High 66-70. Wind south 7-14 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, patchy fog. Low 50-54. Wind south 5-10 mph. Tuesday, partly sunny, mild. High 60-64. Wind south 6-12 mph.

VIRGINIA: Today, cloudy to partly sunny. High 70-74. Wind south 7-14 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, areas of fog. Low 54-58. Wind south 4-8 mph. Tuesday, morning fog, partly sunny, mild. High 64-68. Wind south 7-14 mph.

Recreational Forecasts

MOUNTAINS

Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia: Today, foggy early, then partly sunny. High 62-66. Wind south 7-14 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, areas of fog late. Low 44-48. Wind south 4-8 mph.

BEACHES

Maryland and Delaware: Today, foggy early, partly sunny, mild. High 66-70. Wind south 7-14 mph. Tuesday, early clouds and fog, partly sunny. High again 66-70. Wind south 8-16 mph.

Virginia: Today, morning fog, partly sunny, mild. High 66-70. Wind south 7-14 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, areas of fog. Low 52-56. Wind south 4-8 mph.

BOATING

Upper Potomac River: Today, morning fog, partly sunny. Wind south 7-14 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, areas of fog.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today, morning fog, partly sunny, mild. Wind south 7-14 mph. Slight chop on the lower Potomac; waves 1 foot on the bay.

River Stages: The National Weather Service estimates the stage at Little Falls to be 3.0 feet this morning and predicts the stage to hold near 3.0 feet Tuesday morning. Flood stage at Little Falls is 10 feet.

PLANET WATCH

Rise Set

Sun 6:58 a.m. 4:50 p.m.

Moon 4:49 p.m. 5:49 a.m.

Mercury 5:46 a.m. 4:15 p.m.

Venus 3:11 a.m. 2:50 p.m.

Mars 11:15 a.m. 8:48 p.m.

Jupiter 3:14 p.m. 4:18 a.m.

Saturn 4:01 p.m. 5:34 a.m.

Uranus 12:02 p.m. 10:10 p.m.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Forecasts for Washington area, 202-334-9000 code 9100.

Long range regional forecasts, 703-260-0405.

Chesapeake Bay boating forecast, 703-260-0505.

Recreational and traveler's forecast, 703-260-0706.

Smithsonian Institution star/planet information, 202-357-2000.

Air Quality Index, 202-962-3299.