Sunny weekend ahead at the Jersey Shore

     A canine crew hitting the beach on a recent sunny day in North Wildwood. (Photo: @dukeoftheshore as tagged #JSHN on Instagram)

    A canine crew hitting the beach on a recent sunny day in North Wildwood. (Photo: @dukeoftheshore as tagged #JSHN on Instagram)

    There will be no major weather concerns this weekend at the Jersey Shore.

    After a dreary finale to the workweek, sunny and dry conditions are on tap for both days, according to the National Weather Service. 

    The only wrinkle in the forecast is a stiff northwesterly breeze on Saturday, gusting up to around 30 miles per hour at times. Some high clouds will pass at times. 

    The breezy day is courtesy of a pressure gradient formed by high pressure over the southeastern states and low pressure over eastern Canada. 

    High temperatures will be in the middle to upper 50s Saturday and around 60 on Sunday, when winds will decrease to five to 10 miles per hour as high pressure builds in. Overnight lows heading into Sunday will be chilly in the upper 30s. 

    The sunny stretch will continue to begin next week. With a southerly flow forming as high pressure moves offshore, temperatures will be warm, reaching into the 70s for both Monday and Tuesday (possibly reaching 80 degrees) before cooling back to the 60s for the remainder of the workweek. 

    As always during the early spring, temperatures will be cooler near the ocean. 

    The next chance of showers comes next Friday, but the National Weather Service says it’s looking relatively light. 

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