A High Wind Warning has been issued for the Central Coast by the National Weather Service, which is in effect from 1:00am to 1:00pm Thursday. South winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Gusts to 65 mph on beaches and headlands.
* TIMING…Late Wednesday night into Thursday afternoon. Strongest winds likely Thursday morning.
* IMPACTS…Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are possible.
A High Wind Warning means hazardous weather conditions of strong and damaging winds are imminent or highly likely in the warning area.
Marine: A Gale Warning is in effect from 7:00pm Wednesday evening through 1:00am Thursday at which time it is upgraded to a Storm Warning, in effect until Thursday afternoon. Tonight, S winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 55 kt. Combined seas 19 ft with a dominant period of 16 seconds. Thursday SW wind 40 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Gusts to 55 kt, becoming 40 kt late in the afternoon. Combined seas 25 ft with a dominant period of 16 seconds.