Wildfires in Borrego Springs. File photo by Chris Stone

 San Diego County’s spring weather pattern was expected to persist into next week, the National Weather Service said.

Temperatures will be well above average inland through about midweek, then gradually cool as a ridge of high pressure weakens, the weather service said.

Highs Sunday are forecast to be 63 to 68 near the coast, 69 to 74 inland, 71 to 76 in the western valleys, 75 to 80 near the foothills, 73 to 82 in the mountains and 98 to 103 in the deserts.

“At this point we can say with reasonable confidence that there is little to no chance of precipitation through next week, and we will continue to see above-average temperatures inland through midweek, followed by cooling into next weekend and beyond,” forecasters said. “In addition, the next reasonable chance for any precipitation appears early the following week.”

Stronger onshore flow was predicted to keep a shallow marine layer over coastal areas where it could be much cooler, forecasters said. A dense fog was expected on Sunday morning.

Gusty westerly winds were expected to prevail Sunday over the mountains and deserts.

Over the outer coastal waters, occasional west-northwest winds with local gusts over 20 knots was expected to occur each afternoon Saturday through Wednesday, with strongest winds likely Monday through Wednesday.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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