Santa Barbara

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 10:08 PM PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 6:00 AM PDT on October 21, 2014
  • ...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PDT Tuesday...
  • winds...northwest to north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph...strongest below passes and canyons.
  • Timing...thorough the tonight.
  • Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include highways 101...154...and 192...especially near Gaviota...below San Marcos Pass...and below the hills of Montecito. Precautionary/preparedness actions... When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds.

High Surf Advisory:

Issued at: 6:36 PM PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
  • ...High surf advisory remains in effect until 11 am PDT Wednesday...
  • surf and of 10 to 12 feet with local sets to 14 feet will affect west to northwest facing beaches this evening through Wednesday morning. The surf will be largest on Tuesday.
  • Impacts...dangerous swimming and surf conditions and a high risk of rip currents. Sneaker waves...which are much larger waves that can suddenly inundate jetties... rocks...and beaches near the Waters Edge...can present a life-threatening hazard. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach erosion. Remember...if caught in a rip current...swim parallel to shore until you are free of the powerful current. Always swim near a lifeguard. Smith

Local Weather Forecasts

Gusty Winds Ahead

We're expecting gusty winds tonight and again tomorrow, along with mild temperatures. 

Cool & Cloudy Start to the Workweek

Temperatures cool down as we start the new workweek and we can expect partly sunny skies.