The High Wind Watch has been upgraded to a High Wind Warning by the National Weather Service for the Central Coast, in effect from 7:00pm this evening to 4:00am Tuesday. South to southwest winds of 30-40 mph with gusts 55-65 mph. The gusts will be strongest along exposed beaches and headlands. These winds may produce spotty power outages and damage any unsecured objects like deck/patio furniture and construction scaffolding. The strong winds may also pose a safety hazard to high profile vehicles. A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.
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