It was a pretty quiet weather day on the Central Coast Thursday, with most temperatures in the mid 60's.
This pattern with some occasional northeast breezes will continue for Friday.
Temperatures will be chilly overnight, with the dry air and decreasing offshore winds.
A lot of eyes are on what's happening to the south of us, as gusty Santa Ana winds continue peaking late tonight into Friday morning.
Most of southern California is now under Red Flag Warning status, with low humidities and strong wind gusts expected through Saturday.
People are being asked to be cautious and do what they can to prevent a fire from starting.
We'll see some of the impacts of these strong winds in the Santa Barbara Channel, where a Small Craft Advisory has been issued.
Long period of NW swells will bring high surf to beaches along the Central Coast through late Thursday.
Surf heights are expected to be 12-15 with local sets to 18 feet.
Strong rip currents and beach erosion are possible during this time.
Stay safe out there!