MANATEE -- Friday should be mostly sunny and warm in Bradenton, according to the National Weather Service.
Forecasters were calling for a high near 81, with southeasterly winds of 7 to 15 mph becoming south-southwesterly in the afternoon. Gusts could reach 21 mph, according to the Weather Service.
Friday night, skies will be partly cloudy, with a low around 66 and south-southeasterly winds of 9 mph.
There could be areas of fog after 1 a.m.