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Okay, maybe a bit of light rain in the forecast...

Temperatures peak today ahead of a weak weather system which will pass by on Thursday. That system may bring a light shower or two, however most places will stay dry and cool. As high pressure rebuilds, warmer temperatures can be expected into the weekend.

***Beach Hazards***
A Beach Hazards Statement is in effect for all beaches around the Monterey Bay though 8pm Wednesday

Some dangerous conditions are likely along the beaches around the bay. Expect large waves, strong rip currents and sneaker waves. Never turn your back to the ocean!

Rest of Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a few high clouds passing through. Expect coastal temperaturs in the 60s to around 70ºF while 70s to around 80ºF inland. Breezy at times. Low clouds possible on the coast after dark.

Overnight: Increasing clouds with skies becoming mostly cloudy. A light shower will be possible. Expect coastal lows in the upper 40s to low 50s while inland lows will be in the 40s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning with a light showers possible. Becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. Cooler with highs in the 60s and a few low 70s for the southern inland valleys. Gusty northwest winds in the afternoon.

Extended: Temperatures will warm on Friday under mostly sunny skies, but gusty north-northwest winds will continue. By Saturday, expect widespread 70s for highs under sunny skies with a few locations reaching the 80s in the southern valleys. Slightly cooler weather (but still warm for this time of year) expected into early  next week.


The outlook from the Climate Prediction Center for April 6th-April 12th calls for the likelihood of near normal temperatures and above 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: 46ºF  HIGH: 63ºF


LOW: 41ºF  HIGH: 69ºF

Updated by Meteorologist Dann Cianca on Wednesday at 1:20 p.m.