1/18/19 Rain, heavy at times, today-tonight, up to 3″ total accumulation, SE winds 20-30mph gusting 40, high 55F, low 45-50F; showers early tomorrow, turning to steady rain by late afternoon, lighter breeze, high temps 50-55F. Outlook: rain and/or showers Sun, some sunbreaks with a chance showers Mon-Wed, mostly sunny Thu, highs 50-55F, lows 40-45F.
Precipitation: Halfway through the month we’re at a paltry 3.06″. Normal January rainfall is 10.24″, so there’s still a lot of catching-up to do over the next two weeks. The drought continues.
Surf Height…………..17 to 21 ft.
Weather………………Cloudy with rain. Highs 50 to 55.
Wind…………………Southeast 20 to 25 mph with gusts 35-40 mph.
Tides (South Beach)…
Low tide….3.9 ft at 03:04 AM PST.
High tide…9.4 ft at 09:20 AM PST.
Low tide….-0.4 ft at 04:21 PM PST.
High tide…7.3 ft at 11:06 PM PST.
Sunrise – 7:49 AM PST. Sunset – 5:05 PM PST.
Marine: A Gale Warning is in effect for Central Coast waters from 10:00am today through this evening. S winds rising to 30-35 knots gusting 45, rough seas building to 17-19 feet with a dominant period of 13-14 seconds.
Holiday Weekend Travel: Mainly wet pavement and breezy through Monday in the Valley, Gorge and Coast Range; for the Cascade highway passes, up to 6” of snow today, rain tonight-tomorrow, snow returns Sun-Mon with another 8-12“ possible, the snow level is 4,000’ today, rising to 6,000’-7,500’ tonight, then 2,500’-4,500’ the rest of the weekend.