Reduced visibility expected in some Bay Area portions due to dense fog
San Francisco, California – A Dense Fog Advisory was issued for portions of the Bay Area on Saturday by the National Weather Service.
For the East Bay, North Bay, and West Delta to the San Francisco Bay, the advisory will be in place until 11 a.m.
According to the NWS Bay Area office, visibility in Palo Alto has dropped to 1/16th of a mile, while visibility in San Jose and Oakland has dropped to 1/8th of a mile.
Travelers should be aware of significant visibility difficulties, allow additional travel time, and leave plenty of space between cars on the road in dense fog.
A marine navigation advisory has also been issued by the National Weather Service.
The dense fog layer was shown in time-lapse footage from the NWS Oakland Weather Center’s Salesforce tower camera, which was tweeted out by the NWS Oakland Weather Center. Fog was predicted to affect aviation traffic at SFO and OAK airports through late morning.
For parts of the San Francisco Bay south of the Bay Bridge, dense fog is expected to reduce visibility to two to three miles.