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Offshore winds become strongly onshore later this week

Posted at 2:21 PM, Oct 15, 2019

In the upper atmosphere the jet stream has a series of ridges and troughs in it just upstream, those features will drive and up and down weather pattern into the end of the week.

Currently a ridge is building in and this morning it produced offshore winds and mild temps.

A cold front will produce increasing clouds with a few areas of drizzle Wednesday night/Thursday morning, followed by stronger northwesterly winds on Thursday afternoon 15-30mph.

Strong northwesterly winds will continue into Friday 15-30 with gusts to 40mph), winds should decrease a little on Saturday and Sunday but still be quite strong at 15-25mph

These onshore winds will keep the temperatures mild and the skies mostly clear.

I still see a strong high-pressure ridge will developing over California next week. This high-pressure system will produce offshore winds and warm temps through much of California. Fire risk will be a concern as there are still no strong signs of significant rainfall.