People enjoyed watching the waves and surfers from the newly reopened Ocean Beach Pier. Photo by Chris Stone
People watching waves and surfers from the Ocean Beach Pier. Photo by Chris Stone

Plenty of sunshine will be seen across San Diego County on Monday with Santa Ana winds warming the region, the National Weather Service said.

“Dry and warmer for early this week with gusty Santa Ana winds near the coastal slopes of the mountains,” according to forecasters. “The greatest warming of high temperatures for today will be for the coast and valleys with highs 5 to 10 degrees warmer than Sunday.”

The winds are expected to peak on Monday morning and continue through Tuesday.

High temperatures Monday will be 67 to 72 along the coast, 68 to 73 in the western valleys,
62 to 67 near the foothills, 51 to 58 in the mountains and 69 to 74 in the deserts

Dry and warmer conditions were predicted to prevail this week. Santa Ana winds could increase again by Friday.

City News Service contributed to this article.