Rain turning to showers today, 1/2″ to 3/4″ precip, very windy with SSW gusts to 55mph, high 55F, showers tonight, possibly heavy, 3/4″ to 1″ precip, wind gusts 50-55mph, low 45F, showers/breezy tomorrow, high 50F. Outlook: sunny and warm Monday, rain Tuesday-Wednesday, showers Thursday-Friday, highs 50-60F, lows 40-45F.
High Wind Warning in effect for the Central Coast now until 8:00pm this evening. South winds 35-45mph gusting 70mph near beaches and headlands, 60mph in coastal communities, strongest winds between daybreak and early afternoon.
High Surf Advisory in effect for the Central Coast from 4:00pm this afternoon through 1:00pm Sunday. Surf building to 20′ today, then peaking at 25′ this evening before subsiding to 20′ tomorrow. Stay off of beaches, jetties and exposed rocks.
Mariners: Storm Warning in effect for Central Coast waters through this afternoon. SW winds 35-40 knots gusting 50 knots, combined, very rough seas building to 20′ at 11 seconds today, and to near 26′ at 14 seconds tonight.
Outlook for weekend travelers is mainly wet roads in the Valley, Gorge and Coast Range w/ a High Wind Warning in effect, south winds 25-35mph, gusting 40-50mph. Winter Storm Warning in effect for the Cascades, 1-2 feet of snow possible in the highway passes through Sunday night.