Santa Barbara

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 8:26 PM PDT on October 21, 2014, expires at: 3:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
  • ...Wind Advisory now in effect until 3 am PDT Wednesday...
  • winds and timing...north to northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph through late 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 monteicito. Precautionary/preparedness actions... When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds.

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 8:26 PM PDT on October 21, 2014, expires at: 3:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
  • ...Wind Advisory in effect until 3 am PDT Wednesday... The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 3 am PDT Wednesday.
  • Winds and timing..north to northeast winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph will affect the Santa Ynez range. Strongest gusts will occur above the hills of Montecito overnight.
  • Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include highways 154...especially below San Marcos Pass..and above the hills of monteicito. Precautionary/preparedness actions... When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds.

High Surf Advisory:

Issued at: 7:47 PM PDT on October 21, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
  • ...High surf advisory remains in effect until 11 am PDT Wednesday...
  • surf and timing...surf of 10 to 12 feet with locally higher sets will continue along west to northwest facing beaches through tonight...then surf will slowly subside Wednesday morning.
  • 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.
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Local Weather Forecasts

Gusty Wind And Warm Air

More gusty wind is expected along the South Coast tonight, while the Central Coast will have potentially dangerous high surf.

Gusty Winds, High Waves for Tuesday

High Surf Advisory continues and gusty winds for the afternoon.

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