LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Powerful winds will lash the Southland Monday creating perilous conditions for swimmers and surfers along the shore.
According to the National Weather Service, a wind advisory will remain in effect until 9 a.m. in the Antelope Valley.
A high wind warning will be in force until 8 p.m. this evening as northwest winds of between 20 and 35 miles per hour are expected to blow in the area.
Gusts are expected to reach between 15 and 25 miles per hour in Orange County. A wind advisory will also be in force from noon until 9 p.m., forecasters said.
According to meteorologists, the winds will continue to blow into Tuesday morning.
Another wind advisory will remain in effect from noon on Monday until 3 a.m. Tuesday in the Santa Clarita Valley, and until 3 a.m. Tuesday in the San Fernando Valley.
A gale warning will be in force off Santa Catalina until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Surf is expected to reach between four and seven feet, with sets of nine feet, along the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Forecasters have issued a high surf advisory until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday for Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
A wind advisory was also issued for the San Gabriel Mountains in both Los Angeles and Ventura counties until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Temperatures will reach the high 60s and low 70s Monday under sunny skies.
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