Fog clears leaving sunny skies for San Diego

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The fog and marine layer cleared for San Diego Wednesday and sunny days are ahead. The county will warm as a ridge of high pressure forms bringing above average temperatures for this time of year. Weak Santa Ana winds will hit East County early Wednesday but should clear by the afternoon.

After two days of high surf, waves are expected to die down Wednesday. A high surf advisory was issued late Monday but will expire at 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Before it expires, some areas will see sets reaching 8 feet.

“An elevated swell from 290 degrees will continue high surf before subsiding by late this afternoon,” according to the weather service.

“Occasional sets to 8 feet can be expected north of Newport Beach and south of Del Mar in the morning.”

The surf and strong rip currents could to lead to dangerous swimming conditions. Large waves may break over jetties and sea walls, and minor beach erosion will be possible, according to the NWS.

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