Clear and cold (for us) right now. Windy too.
If you're talking about the West coast US; many, many moons ago did a trip to California. We mostly coastal cruise in BC with annual winter sailing trips in the Caribbean or Mexico.
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"