The coast is set to see plenty of sunshine on Martin Luther King Day.

The National Weather Service (NWS) forecasts sunny skies today in the Humboldt Bay Area and along the coast. Temperatures are expected to peak at 65 degrees with an East wind around 7 miles per hour.

Patchy fog is slated for inland areas, the NWS noted.

Sunshine also is on tap Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Temperatures are expected to peak at 62 degrees then steady at 58 the rest of the week.

Wednesday, according to the NWS, provides the lone aberration with a minimal chance of rain -- 20 percent chance -- day and night. The predicted high is forecast at 57 degrees.

The NWS predicts evening temperatures to be in the mid to high 30s for the week. The low today is forecast at 36 degrees.

WEATHER AT A GLANCE:

MONDAY

Day: Sunny with a high near 65 degrees. East wind around 7 miles per hour.

Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind.

TUESDAY

Day: Sunny with a high near 62. Southwest wind around 6 miles per hour.

Night: Partly cloudy with a low around 39.

WEDNESDAY

Day: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11 a.m. Partly sunny with a high near 57.

Night: Slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy with a low around 40.

THURSDAY

Day: Sunny with a high near 58.

Night: Mostly clear with a low around 39.

FRIDAY

Day: Sunny with a high near 58.

Night: Mostly clear with a low around 39.

SATURDAY

Day: Sunny with a high near 58.

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