A strong and persistent 1,037 millibar Eastern Pacific High, centered about 1,600 miles northwest of the Central Coast, combined with a thermal low over the Central Valley, will continue to produce typical summer weather with clouds night and morning low seas and pockets of fog. and haze in coastal regions.

Saturday afternoon cool to strong (19 to 31 mph) northwesterly winds will produce clear skies along the coast with highs in the 60s. High temperatures this weekend will range from 60 to 70 in the coastal valleys (Santa Maria and Lompoc) and 80 to 80 in the interior valleys (Santa Ynez). In fact, these temperatures will continue through the end of the week, with no extreme heat expected.

Afternoon northwesterly winds will decrease to mild to moderate levels (8 to 18 mph) Sunday through Tuesday; therefore, the marine layer will be more persistent (No-Sky July) along the immediate coastline. Marine low clouds will spread inland overnight and into the morning with patches of fog and patches of mist, dissipating in the afternoon.

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