Without cool air advection, temperatures will continue to warm a few degrees. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s to the mid 80s, sitting 15 to 20 degrees above normal.
Continued easterly flow will keep winds moderate to strong on the Central Coast. Santa Ana winds will continue on as well in Ventura County with most activity calming down by the afternoon.
A red flag warning is in place over all three counties, expiring at noon in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, and at 10:00 pm in Ventura County. With humidity between 5-12 percent and strong winds, long range spotting is possible for fires.
The region will cool by 8 to 16 degrees Wednesday weak onshore flow in the afternoon and a nice sea breeze. An onshore eddy will bring low clouds overnight.
By Thursday, onshore flow will continue cooling. An upper low will move into California on Friday, bringing all cities to at or below normal temperatures.
Over the weekend, ridging and offshore flow will bring slight warming.