Local Forecast

Weather Authority Forecast Summary

Unseasonably cool

An upper level trough sneaks in from the north and keeps temperatures unseasonably cool, especially for inland areas. On the coast, onshore flow will continue, keeping low clouds and cool temperatures in the forecast. High pressure rebuilds through the weekend with a warm-up inland. Coastal areas will likely see a bit more sunshine.

Thursday: Low clouds will persist, especially on the north side of Monterey Bay this afternoon. Some clearing possible on the south side. Elsewhere, a few clouds may hug the hills. Windy for coastal areas and breezy inland. Coastal highs range from mid 50s to mid 60s with mid 60s to low 70s inland.

Overnight: Low clouds will fill coastal areas and inland valleys with high clouds above. Some drizzle possible. Lows in the low 50s on the coast and mid 40s to low 50s inland.

Friday: Low clouds early and late but increase sunshine during the afternoon. Slightly warmer with coastal highs in the upper 50s to around 70ºF. Inland areas remain cool with highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Breezy at times.

Extended: High pressure builds in for the weekend with a rapid warm-up for inland areas. Coastal areas will remain seasonable with onshore flow keeping at least a few low clouds in the forecast. Still, it should be a bit more sunny than earlier in the week.

The outlook from the Climate Prediction Center for May 31st - June 6th calls for the likelihood of near normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

El Niño/La Niña STATUS: Neutral
Forecast: Weak El Niño is expected to develop by the summer.


This week's normal temperatures:

LOW: 50ºF  HIGH: 66ºF


LOW: 46ºF  HIGH: 78ºF

Updated by Meteorologist Jason Atcho on Thursday at 9:31 a.m.