Author: Henry DiCarlo

Friday forecast: Morning clouds give way to afternoon sunshine

Look for morning clouds to give way to afternoon sunshine as temperatures remain below normal for Southern California Friday.

The cooler weather is expected to continue into the weekend.

Rain is forecast for parts of Northern California but showers are not likely to make it into our region.

Warmer weather and dangerous fire conditions are expected to return next week.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Friday

  • Rip current risk: Moderate              
  • Surf height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Water temperature: 58 to 71 Degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Saturday

  • Rip current risk: Moderate              
  • Surf height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Thursday forecast: Below average temperatures; better air quality

Look for below average temperatures Thursday as low pressure brings in a deeper marine layer and a chance of drizzle.

Air quality is expected to be better Thursday, with good conditions near the coast and mostly moderate conditions inland.

Rain is falling on areas of Northern California, however the showers are not likely to make it very far south.

The cooler weather is expected to continue through the weekend.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Monday

  • Rip current risk: High            
  • Surf height: 3 to 5 feet
  • Water temperature: 58 to 71 Degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Tuesday

  • Rip current risk: Moderate               
  • Surf height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Wednesday forecast: More heat, poor air quality inland

Look for another hot day with unhealthy air quality for many inland areas Wednesday.

High pressure is expected to keep the warmer weather around at least through Friday.

Heat warnings and advisories are in place for many areas of Southern California.

A chance of rain and thunderstorms is in the forecast for Thursday as monsoonal moisture moves into the region.

Cooler temperatures are expected to arrive next week.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Wednesday

  • Rip current risk: Moderate            
  • Surf height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Water temperature: 62 to 70 degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Thursday

  • Rip current risk: Moderate              
  • Surf height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Tuesday forecast: Sunny skies and warm temperatures

Look for another warm and sunny afternoon Tuesday with temperatures right around average downtown.

Excessive heat warnings and advisories are in place for some inland locations.

Air quality remains good to moderate near the coast. Moderate to unhealthy conditions are expected further inland.

A chance of thunderstorms arrives for the inland mountains and deserts Thursday and Friday.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Tuesday

  • Rip current risk: High             
  • Surf height: 3 to 5 feet
  • Water temperature: 60 to 69 Degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Wednesday

  • Rip current risk: Moderate               
  • Surf height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Friday forecast: Big warmup for Labor Day weekend

Look for a big warmup for your Labor Day holiday weekend.

Air quality remains good to moderate near the coast. Further inland, look for conditions to be unhealthy for sensitive groups.

Building high pressure is expected bring us a very hot weekend, especially on Sunday.

Warm temperatures will continue well into next week.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Friday

  • Rip current risk: Low               
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Water temperature: 60 to 70 Degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Saturday

  • Rip current risk: Moderate              
  • Surf height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Thursday forecast: Comfortable temps ahead of weekend warming

Look for below average temperatures to continue Thursday ahead of a big holiday weekend warmup.

Air quality is expected to remain mostly in the good to moderate range. Some inland locations will be unhealthy for sensitive groups.

Afternoon highs are expected to heat up again for the weekend. Hot temperatures are expected to peak on Sunday.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Monday

  • Rip current risk: Low            
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Water temperature: 63 to 71 Degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Tuesday

  • Rip current risk: Low               
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Wednesday forecast: Cool and cloudy

Look for cool temperatures and mostly cloudy skies across the Southland Wednesday.

Thunderstorm chances have dissipated but the cooler afternoon highs are expected to continue for a couple more days.

Better air quality is being reported around the region, with most areas in the good to moderate range.

High pressure, and warmer temperatures, are expected to return for the holiday weekend.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Wednesday

  • Rip current risk: Low            
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Water temperature: 60 to 70 degrees
  • Remarks: South swell

Thursday

  • Rip current risk: Low              
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Remarks: South swell

Tuesday forecast: Chance of rain

Look for a chance of rain throughout the Southland Tuesday as monsoonal moisture continues to stream in from the east.

Showers and thunderstorms are most likely to occur over the mountain and desert areas. Flash flood watches remain in place until 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Comfortable temperatures are expected Wednesday and Thursday before warmer conditions return for the weekend.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Tuesday

  • Rip current risk: Low             
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Water temperature: 58 to 70 Degrees
  • Remarks: South swell

Wednesday

  • Rip current risk: Low               
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Remarks: South swell

Monday forecast: Mostly clear with a chance of mountain and desert thunderstorms

Look for mostly clear skies Monday with a chance of thunderstorms developing over our mountain and desert areas.

An excessive heat warning is in place for some areas of the High Desert through 9 p.m. Monday.

Air quality remains unhealthy for many inland locations, with good to moderate air quality found closer to the coast.

Forecasters are calling for a midweek cooling trend.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Monday

  • Rip current risk: Low              
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Water temperature: 58 to 71 Degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Tuesday

  • Rip current risk: Low                
  • Surf height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Thursday forecast: High temperatures, poor air quality inland

Look for slightly cooler but still hot temperatures Thursday as high pressure begins to move to the east.

Forecasters have left heat advisories and heat warnings in place for some inland locations.

Air quality is still unhealthy in many areas, but good to moderate conditions can be found near the coast.

Cooler temperatures are expected over the next few days as the high pressure continues its eastward push.

Surf forecast for L.A. County

Thursday

  • Rip current risk: High                
  • Surf height: 3 to 5 feet
  • Water temperature: 57 to 72 Degrees
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell

Friday

  • Rip current risk: High                
  • Surf height: 3 to 5 feet
  • Remarks: Mixed south swell and west swell