Warming up with slight chance for weekend showers

Low 90s some inland locations

First Alert Weather - 6pm April 28, 2021

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - It’s beginning to heat up along the Suncoast with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s well inland. With the water temperatures in the low 80s and a sea breeze developing each afternoon it will keep things cooler along the beaches with highs in the mid-80s there.

For Thursday look for mostly sunny skies and no chance for any rain. Winds will be out of the east-southeast at 10 mph switching around to the southwest closer to the coast in the early afternoon.

Friday expect some patchy fog in the morning with skies becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs will be in the low- to mid-80s at the coast and upper 80s to near 90 well inland. Winds will be out of the south to southwest at 10 mph. This will bring on the humidity which will make if feel a little warmer during the day. There is a slight chance for an isolated shower or two during the day. The rain chance is at 20% Friday.

Saturday look for partly cloudy skies with a high of 86 and a 30% chance for some scattered showers. It will be breezy as winds will be out of the southwest at 10-15 mph.

Sunday we will see variable cloudiness with a 30% chance for showers and an isolated thunderstorm mainly during the afternoon. The high on Sunday will be in the mid-to-upper 80s.

Monday look for partly cloudy skies with a 20% chance for a scattered shower or two with a high around 87.

Boating forecast for Thursday calls for winds out of the southeast turning to the southwest at 10 knots and seas 1-2 feet with a light chop on the bays and inland waters.

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