Hot start to the week

Posted at 7:22 AM, Apr 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-09 10:22:32-04

A high-pressure ridge developing over the Central Coast will result in above normal temperatures on Monday.

Daytime highs for the beaches will be from the low to upper 70s. The coastal and inland valley highs will range from the mid-70s to upper 80s. San Luis Obispo has potential to reach 88 degrees on Monday, which is well above seasonal norms that are usually in the mid-60s.

A wind advisory will remain in effect for Santa Barbara County until 9 a.m. Monday morning While it’s the tail end of the advisory, winds could still be gusty in areas like Montecito, Santa Barbara, and San Marcos Pass. As for other areas throughout the Central Coast, winds will range from about five to 15 miles per hour Monday morning and pick-up in the late afternoon hours and into the early evening hours. 

A high surf advisory for San Luis Obispo County and Santa Barbara County’s coastline will expire at noon on Monday. The advisory for San Luis Obispo County will expire at noon and 8 a.m. for Santa Barbara County.

Daytime highs will be hot on Monday, but cooling is on the way. Areas north of Point Conception will see significant cooling, especially along the coastline and in the coastal valleys. By Tuesday, temperatures will range from the mid-60s to upper 70s.