Weather Forecast

Calm, warm, pleasant weather


High pressure will remain in control of the area into early next week with light offshore winds carrying warm air all the way to the coast.

****BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT***

The National Weather Service in Monterey has issued a BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT for all area beaches (especially west-facing) through Sunday afternoon.

Impacts: Increased likelihood for rip currents and possibly large shore break with as moderate period westerly swell (7-10ft/13-15sec) continues to impact the area.

Rip currents are typically more frequent and stronger in the vicinity of jetties, inlets and piers. Swimmers caught in a rip current should swim parallel to the coast to escape the rip current before trying to swim for shore. Swimmers should always swim near a lifeguard.

Visitors checking out area beaches may be unfamiliar with the power of the Pacific. It is dangerous to turn your back to the waters. Please always keep an eye on the sea while visiting the beach.


Overnight: Clear skies, some patchy fog is possible once again in some of our inland valleys. Temperatures in the 40s.

Sunday: Sunny and warmer yet again. Light offshore winds early making for calm and pleasant conditions. Highs in the 70s.

Monday: Another beautiful, sunny day. Warmer again, temperatures in the 70s with inland locations near 80.

Extended: Sunny, dry conditions continue into early next week with Monday and Tuesday likely being the warmest days... in some cases, highs may top out in the low 80s, especially in lower elevation inland valleys. Winds switch back onshore by Wednesday, cooling coastal areas. High clouds will also return to the region. There is a slim chance of rain by Friday.

The outlook for February 14th-February 20th calls for ABOVE normal temperatures and SLIGHTLY BELOW normal precipitation.

El Niño/La Niña STATUS: Very Strong El Niño


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This week's normal temperatures:

     --COAST--
LOW: 43ºF  HIGH: 61ºF

     --INLAND--

LOW: 38ºF  HIGH: 63ºF

Updated by Meteorologist Steve Fundaro on Saturday at 9:14 p.m.

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Current Conditions

45° F
7° C
Clear
Salinas
  • Feels Like: 40° F 4° C
  • Wind: 9 mph 15 kph at East
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Dew point: 38° F 3° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 7:03 AM PST
  • Sunset: 5:38 PM PST
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50° F
10° C
Clear
Monterey
  • Feels Like: 50° F 10° C
  • Wind: 7 mph 11 kph at East
  • Humidity: 61%
  • Dew point: 37° F 3° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 7:04 AM PST
  • Sunset: 5:39 PM PST
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46° F
8° C
Clear
Santa Cruz
  • Feels Like: 43° F 6° C
  • Wind: 6 mph 9 kph at NW
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Dew point: 41° F 5° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 7:05 AM PST
  • Sunset: 5:39 PM PST
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Forecast

Sunday
Clear
73°F
49°F
Clear
Updated at 10:00 PM PST on February 07, 2016
Monday
Clear
77°F
49°F
Clear
Updated at 10:00 PM PST on February 08, 2016
Tuesday
Clear
74°F
49°F
Clear
Updated at 10:00 PM PST on February 09, 2016
Wednesday
Clear
68°F
49°F
Clear
Updated at 10:00 PM PST on February 10, 2016
Thursday
Partly Cloudy
70°F
49°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 10:00 PM PST on February 11, 2016
Friday
Partly Cloudy
67°F
49°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 10:00 PM PST on February 12, 2016
Saturday
Partly Cloudy
66°F
°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 4:00 PM PST on February 13, 2016

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Weather Almanac

Normal High:62°
Normal Low:43°
Record High: 84° in 1954
Record Low: 26° in 1989
Sunrise:7:03 am
Sunset:5:38 pm
Moonrise:6:10 am
Moonset:5:03 pm
Today's MoonWaning crescent