Jack's Weather Report


By Jack Martin on Apr 02, 2019 at 03:31 PM

Good Tuesday morning, 

Monday must have been lonely without my report. I felt the same way after a fun weekend in Vegas.

Onto better things.

Today, a very weak system will bring temps down 10 to 12 degrees from Monday. 

As far as rain goes, maybe some light drizzle along the foothills. It will remain cooler and any rain should stay north of point conception.



By Jack Martin on Apr 01, 2019 at 04:15 PM

Good Saturday morning,

Are we ready for a great weekend? Last night I sat outdoors till 9 pm, enjoying the great spring night. Sonos and fire pit helped make the great weather perfect.

As we all know this is going to be the perfect weekend. So there is nothing more to say.

Fun facts Saturday:

Santa Barbara has 128% of average rainfall for the year, Cachuma is at 78%, Sunday will be above 80 degrees. Maybe a new record.



3/29/19 Weekend Weather

By Jack Martin on Mar 29, 2019 at 03:58 PM

Good Friday morning,

The weekend is fast approaching and warmer weather will be part of it.

Yesterday we had those northwest winds start up in the afternoon and blow into the evening.

Winds are calm now, but we will have 1 more evening of sundowner northwest winds.

Expect winds around 35 miles an hour from the northwest, with Gaviota peaking at 50 miles an hour late in the day.

Saturday, the winds turn to the northeast and Ventura south get the wind. This will also heat up the air with a good off shore wind event.



By Jack Martin on Mar 28, 2019 at 04:03 PM

Good Thursday morning, 

Yesterday was Wednesday, so you know it had to rain.... 

That was fun yesterday for a few hours of some light to moderate rain. 

On the south coast, Santa Barbara was the big winner with 1/4 inch of rain. Most other areas on the south coast got 1/10 or slightly more.

The central coast was the winner with 1/3 to 3/4 of an inch.

Today, one more system, but this will only bring rain in Monterey and north. For us cooler, with below normal temps. 

Tonight, sundowner winds. The front washes through and creates typical northwest winds at Jack’s house. 


Friday, high pressure builds in. We will start a warm up for the weekend.



By Jack Martin on Mar 27, 2019 at 03:14 PM

Good Wednesday morning, 

Here is the low spinning off the coast north of us:


Any rain out of this system will create only showers south of point conception. 

The low will drop south towards us by noon and give us some light showers. 

Any rain will result in very low accumulation. Looking at 1/10 to 1/4 at best in Santa Barbara and Ventura. LA will likely see only clouds and no rain. 

Tonight there still will be a chance of showers, but not much of anything. 


Tuesday Morning

By Jack Martin on Mar 26, 2019 at 04:02 PM

Good Tuesday morning, 

Here we go, entrenched in another work week. 

Today we will see the next weather system start to roll in.

Clouds will begin to stream over the area, making it a cooler day with highs in the mid to upper 60s. 

The satellite actually looks quite impressive, but the rain is really falling in the Bay Area to the Pacific Northwest.

For us we will only see the  tail end of this. 




By Jack Martin on Mar 25, 2019 at 05:44 PM

Good Monday morning,

It sure was a nice Sunday after the little weather system washed out on Saturday. 

It actually looked like it was going to rain Saturday, but just some sprits. Sunday certainly made up for Saturday with highs in the low 70s.

Today we will have another repeat of Sunday. It will even be a few degrees warmer. Highs in the mid 70s today. 


Tonight a weak storm system moves through to the north. Looks like north of point conception could see a little rain, but only 1/10 of an inch.


Friday and Weekend Weather

By Jack Martin on Mar 22, 2019 at 05:38 PM

Good morning, 

Yesterday’s rain in the morning was expected, but I did not think it would continue until 9:30 am.

All said and done. Rain totals were right in line with what was predicted.

Everyone along the coastal areas saw around 1/3 of a inch.

The real winners were the mountain and San Marcos Pass where 1.13 inch was dropped.


Good Thursday Morning

By Jack Martin on Mar 21, 2019 at 03:29 PM

Look at the worm Moon… funny name for it, but that is what they call the super moon in march.

The ground is thawing and worms make their way to the surface.

Yesterday, rain was not much for SB, but other locations received around an inch of rain. The hills got an inch and downtown only .12.

Today a weak frontal system gave us a little rain this morning. If you look outside the streets are all wet.

Rain showed up around 5 am for a brief period.

There is a chance of showers all day, but this will be more over the mountains. Just like yesterday.

Where it does rain there will be ¼ inch or less.

Friday will be dry, with a weak ridge. Saturday, there is a weak system moving in.


Good Wednesday Morning

By Jack Martin on Mar 20, 2019 at 03:41 PM

Good morning, it is Wednesday. That means it must be raining. 

This has been a typical pattern for almost 2 months. Today will be no different. 

The storm system that is approaching is behaving right as forecast. Last night post frontal rain produced .12 to .20 in the area.

The big winner is Butte near Naciemento with 1.30 inches. This will help to continue to fill the lake which is at 85%.

Cachuma has now hit 76%.


Today expect more rain, showery in nature.

The greatest totals will be on the central coast. Rain will be spotty today with showers only.