High-pressure building off the west coast will bring breezy conditions and warmer daytime highs

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Posted at 5:04 AM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 10:05:52-05

High-pressure is beginning to build off the west coast Thursday, which will continue through the start of the weekend on Friday. As a result, the offshore flow will also be a factor, resulting in mostly clear skies and warmer peak temperatures heading into the weekend.

For Thursday, there is still a chance that northeasterly winds could become gusty at times, reaching speeds of 25 miles per hour. However, these wind conditions are going to taper off throughout the afternoon.

Daytime highs will be mild, with coastal valleys sticking to the mid-60s, inland valleys ranging from the low 50s to low 60s, and the beaches staying close to the low to mid-60s.

Looking ahead to Friday and Saturday, offshore flow will continue and daytime highs could trend up to the 70s for coastal valleys. By Sunday, cooler temperatures are in the forecast and there will be increased cloud cover by the start of next week.