Dry holiday weekend ahead

     Seaside Park in late August 2015. (Justin Auciello/for NewsWorks)

    Seaside Park in late August 2015. (Justin Auciello/for NewsWorks)

    Precipitation will not spoil outdoor plans over the holiday weekend.

    NOAA is calling for a zero percent chance of rain through Labor Day.

    Dry air continues to filter into the region this morning as a high pressure system exerts influence over the region. High clouds should dissipate through the afternoon hours, leading to sunny skies for the remainder of the weekend. 

    The coastal region will enjoy pleasant temperatures through Sunday afternoon courtesy of a steady ocean breeze, according to the National Weather Service.

    But by late Sunday, the winds will become more southerly, ushering in warmer temperatures and increasing humidity.

    Anyone heading to the beach today should plan for northeasterly-easterly wind gusts up to near 20 miles per hour. Boaters should also plan for choppy seas. The onshore wind will begin to ease tonight. 

    Temperatures at the beaches will be in middle to upper 70s Saturday and Sunday, reaching to near 80 degrees on Labor Day. Inland temperatures will be in the 80s over the weekend to near 90 degrees on Labor Day.

    But the onshore flow present some ocean danger. There is a high risk of rip current development today. 

    Ocean temperatures are in the middle to upper 70s. 

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