Published: August 17, 2018
Total Running Time: 00:43:00
Curious about how the ocean drives weather and climate in the Bay Area? From the iconic San Francisco summer fog to chilling ocean breezes and drenching winter rains, weather forecasters look to the West for clues on upcoming weather. Brian Garcia, meteorologist from NOAA’s National Weather Service Office in Monterey, shares how satellite and ocean observations of sea surface temperatures, winds, and pressure systems over the ocean are key to predicting weather.