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Weather Forecast

Slightly cooler by mid-week


Onshore flow is back, continuing into the next few days with things on the cooler side.

Today: . Mostly sunny skies on the coast this afternoon with sunny skies inland. Highs along the coast will be in the upper 60s to low 80s and inland areas will reach the upper 70s to low 90s.

Overnight:  Low clouds along the coast linger into the morning hours.  Patchy drizzle and fog is possible for coastal areas. Lows for coastal and inland areas can be expected to be in the 50s to low 60s

Tuesday: After a grey start for coastal areas and some inland valleys, the clouds will clear for afternoon sunshine. Highs along the coast in the upper 60s to low 80s and inland areas will reach the mid 70s, upper 80s.

Extended: A series of weak disturbances will fight off high pressure and keep onshore flow going through next week.  Coastal areas will remain around normal for temperatures, expect morning and evening low clouds.  Inland areas should remain well below normal by the end of the week, where things turn warm again.

The outlook for September 5th-11th calls for near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation (typically little to no precipitation falls this time of year).

El Niño/La Niña STATUS: Strong El Niño
El Niño/La Niña WINTER FORECAST: Very Strong El Niño


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This week's normal temperatures:

     --COAST--
LOW: 54ºF  HIGH: 72ºF


     --INLAND--
LOW: 51ºF  HIGH: 86ºF

Updated by Meteorologist Dann Cianca on Monday at 2:16 p.m.

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  • Wind: 15 mph 24 kph at West
  • Humidity: 65%
  • Dew point: 57° F 14° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and falling
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  • Wind: 9 mph 15 kph at WSW
  • Humidity: 68%
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  • Wind: 9 mph 15 kph at SE
  • Humidity: 61%
  • Dew point: 58° F 14° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and falling
  • Sunrise: 6:38 AM PDT
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Forecast

Monday
Partly Cloudy
73°F
60°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on August 31, 2015
Tuesday
Partly Cloudy
70°F
60°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 01, 2015
Wednesday
Fog
70°F
59°F
Fog
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 02, 2015
Thursday
Partly Cloudy
70°F
59°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 03, 2015
Friday
Partly Cloudy
74°F
59°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 04, 2015
Saturday
Clear
76°F
59°F
Clear
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 05, 2015
Sunday
Clear
79°F
59°F
Clear
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 06, 2015
Monday
Clear
76°F
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Clear
Updated at 5:00 PM PDT on September 07, 2015

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Weather Almanac

Normal High:74°
Normal Low:56°
Record High: 92° in 1947
Record Low: 44° in 1932
Sunrise:6:36 am
Sunset:7:36 pm
Moonrise:9:01 pm
Moonset:8:48 am
Today's MoonWaning gibbous