A Blustery Day for the Bay Area

BAY AREA (KRON) — Winds will be strong through much of the Bay Area on Tuesday.

Wind will be from the west at 20 to 30 miles per hour in the morning, and 10 to 20 miles per hour in the afternoon.

The California Highway Patrol has issued wind advisories for two bridges and a mountain pass in the San Francisco Bay Area this morning, CHP officials said.

A wind advisory is in effect for the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Altamont Pass, CHP officials said.

CHP officials are asking drivers to use caution when driving.

These high winds aren’t just impacting the Bay Area.

The National Weather Service issued a lake wind advisory was issued for Lake Tahoe.

That advisory will last from 11 a.m. Tuesday until 11 p.m.

In that area, winds are expected to be anywhere from 15 miles per hour to 20, with gusts reaching 35 miles per hour.

Wave heights are predicted to reach 2 to 3 feet, with the highest waves from Mid-Lake to Northeast and East Shores.

Small boats will be prone to capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.

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