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Winds continue to strengthen Tuesday night into Wednesday

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Posted at 4:05 PM, Jan 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-28 22:16:58-05

It was a bright and sunny afternoon along the Central Coast after a mild start to the day.

Temperatures in most areas are warmer than Monday afternoon.

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Partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies continue through the week except for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Moderate winds continued Tuesday afternoon, with places like Gaviota seeing gusts around 47 mph.

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Breezy to windy conditions continue through Friday, with strongest winds Tuesday night into Wednesday.

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Because of this, several wind advisories have either been extended or upgraded to warning status.

Our high surf advisory has been extended into Friday morning.

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Highest surf is expected to be 10-13 feet Thursday into Thursday night.

In southern Santa Barbara County, a High Wind Warning has been issued as gusts can continue to be up to 60 mph.

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We also have a Gale Warning and a Small Craft Advisory.

Surf heights Tuesday afternoon were over 8 feet in some parts of the Central Coast.

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Temperatures are above normal through Saturday, however Wednesday will be cooler than what we had Tuesday.

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By Friday temperatures will be nearing 80 degrees but by Sunday they will dramatically fall again.

Have a great day!