Clear skies and breezy conditions Wednesday before the return of the marine layer

Posted at 4:18 AM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 11:00:33-04

Wednesday's forecast is lining up nicely with Tuesday's conditions.

The clear conditions will remain for much of the Central Coast with breezy northwesterly winds from 15-25 miles per hour throughout the late afternoon. The south coast region will also have similar conditions, with the exception of the Gaviota coastline, which will likely experience gusts up to 35 mph through Wednesday evening. As a result of the breezy conditions, the area will have mostly clear skies.

Temperature-wise, things are not changing too much. The inland valleys will stay close to the mid-80s and the coastal valleys will be just behind that with daytime highs from the upper 70s to the mid-80s. Along the coast, as winds persist through most of the afternoon, temperatures will be at around the low 70s.

A trough of low pressure over the Pacific Northwest is starting to dig into Northern California. There will be increasing marine layer Wednesday night that will carry over into Thursday morning and slightly cool temperatures along the coast and in the coastal valleys.