Santa Barbara

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 2:16 PM PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 6:00 AM PDT on October 21, 2014
  • ...Wind Advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to 6 am PDT Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 6 am PDT Tuesday.
  • Winds...northwest to north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph...strongest below passes and canyons.
  • Timing...from early this evening to 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 Montecito. Precautionary/preparedness actions... When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds.

High Surf Advisory:

Issued at: 11:15 am PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
  • ...High surf advisory remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 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 midday Wednesday. 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. Sweet

Local Weather Forecasts

Cool & Cloudy Start to the Workweek

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

Sunday Evening Forecast

Sunday Evening Forecast

Another early season storm will brush the region early next week. A very slight chance for sprinkles will come in to play as well as cool temperatures. In addition, northerly…