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April Fog on the Big Sur Hwy 1 Drive.

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April Fog on the Big Sur Hwy 1 Drive.

I plan on driving Hwy 1 in early April from Morro Bay to Monterey and am wondering about the fog in April on this drive. What time of day would you suggest I leave Morro Bay for the best views? Thanks for any suggestions re: this drive.

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1. Re: April Fog on the Big Sur Hwy 1 Drive.

There is really no telling when the fog will roll in. April also can be rainy.

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2. Re: April Fog on the Big Sur Hwy 1 Drive.

As roadwork said, you can't always predict the fog, but in early April, it's not a sure thing, as it is in June, July and August. If you do get fog, it's likely to be worst in the early morning and late afternoon, so if you leave Morro Bay by 11 a.m., you'll be driving through midday, the time when the fog is most likely to have burned off.

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3. Re: April Fog on the Big Sur Hwy 1 Drive.

Thanks, hoping for great scenery and photos on the drive up the coast.