AREA FORECASTS

WASHINGTON: Today, partly to mostly cloudy, mild. High 65. Wind southwest 6-12 mph. Tonight, cloudy, a late shower. Low 47. Wind southwest 6-12 mph. Monday, cloudy, cooler, some showers. High 57. Wind northwest 6-12 mph.

MARYLAND: Today, partly to mostly cloudy, mild. Highs 65-69. Winds southwest 6-12 mph. Tonight, mostly cloudy, late showers. Lows 47-51. Wind southwest 5-10 mph. Monday, cloudy, cooler, some showers. Highs 54-58. Wind northwest 5-10 mph.

VIRGINIA: Today, partly to mostly cloudy, mild. High 71-75. Wind southwest 7-14 mph. Tonight, cloudy, a late shower. Lows 48-52. Wind southwest 6-12 mph. Monday, cooler, rain, fog. Highs 62-66. Wind west-southwest 7-14 mph.

Recreational Forecasts

MOUNTAINS

Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia: Today, mostly cloudy, warm. Highs 60-64. Wind southwest 5-10 mph. Monday, turning cooler, rain, fog. High 44-48. Wind northwest 5-10 mph.

BEACHES

Maryland and Delaware: Today, mostly cloudy, mild. High 65-69. Wind southwest 5-10 mph. Monday, cloudy, turning cooler, a few showers. Highs 58-62. Wind northwest 5-10 mph.

Virginia: Today, becoming mostly cloudy, rather mild. Highs 69-73. Wind southwest 6-12 mph. Monday, cloudy, cooler, rain, fog. Highs 51-55. Wind southwest 8-16 mph.

BOATING

Upper Potomac River: Today, partly to mostly cloudy, unusually warm. Wind south to southwest 6-12 knots.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today, partly to mostly cloudy, warm. Wind southwest 6-12 knots. Waters light chop on the lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay.

River Stages: The National Weather Service estimates the stage at Little Falls to be 3.5 feet this morning and predicts the stage to fall to 3.4 feet Monday morning. Flood stage at Little Falls is 10 feet.

Rise Set

Sun 7:11 a.m. 4:46 p.m.

Moon 4:48 a.m. 3:45 p.m.

Mercury 5:29 a.m. 3:45 p.m.

Venus 3:33 a.m. 2:39 p.m.

Mars 10:56 a.m. 8:48 p.m.

Jupiter 2:20 p.m. 3:22 a.m.

Saturn 3:08 p.m. 4:38 a.m.

Uranus 11:12 a.m. 9:21 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.