Weather Update: Monday, August 13, 2018 (4:30 p.m)
Temperatures this week will approach average as high pressure weakens. Weak onshore flow will support a shallow marine layer. Patchy clouds and fog possible along the coast. Monsoonal moisture will dry out through Tuesday, returning by Thursday.
A Detailed Look at August 13th:
Low rip current risk. Water temperature 76-81. Southwest swell, 2-3 ft. Southwest swell decreasing through Tuesday.
High temperatures Monday warm, 0-5 degrees above normal. Coastal highs 76-81, normal around 76. Inland highs 84-90, normal around 89. Mountain highs 79-91, normal around 86. Desert highs 104-109, normal around 106.
Patchy marine layer stratus covered the coastline as of 4 AM Monday morning. Clouds will continue to develop inland through the morning, clearing around 10 AM. Isolated areas of low visibility are possible along the coastline and in elevations above 1200 ft before 9 AM.
The Week Ahead:
Monsoonal moisture will dry out through Tuesday as high pressure weakens and moves eastward. The high pressure will return to a monsoonal flow near midweek, bringing high humidity back to the deserts and elevating chances of thunderstorms.
Temperatures this week will remain near average as atmospheric flow takes on seasonal summer pattern. Broad high pressure will settle over over to our east, while lower pressure sets in over the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
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