Dry weather is expected through next week as high pressure and offshore flow remain in place.
Skies will be partly cloudy at times through the period with some high clouds, otherwise it will be mostly clear. Temperatures will be near to slightly above normal through the weekend and early next week, then increase to much above normal by the middle of next week.
Gusty north to northeast winds will occur at times, along with very low humidities.
There should be some low clouds and fog moving into the San Luis Obispo County interior valleys late Friday night into Saturday morning.
Winds are expected to increase to advisory levels in some areas Friday night into Saturday morning such as the Santa Barbara County coast and mountains.
Temps across the region are expected to remain several degrees above normal Friday through Sunday with Friday the warmest of the three days overall. Highs in the warmest valleys and coastal areas should reach the 70s to around 80 on Friday and generally in the 70s Saturday and Sunday.
A high surf advisory is in effect until 1 a.m. on Tuesday for Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties with a small craft advisory in effect until 10 a.m. on Saturday.
There is a chance of red flag conditions and gusty offshore winds at times this weekend and into next week.