SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) – A ground delay program will be in effect throughout the day Sunday for all flights arriving at San Francisco International Airport due to forecasted wet and windy weather, an airport duty manager said.

The delays began at 9 a.m. and are expected to continue through 11 p.m.

The delays are expected to add up to two hours for inbound flights, SFO duty manager Linda Perry said.

Departing flights will likely be delayed as well, she said.

“If the inbound airplane is late, the departure might be late, but it’s not because of the weather,” Perry said. “We slow down the arrival rate.”

Flights at Oakland International Airport are on schedule as of 1 p.m., according to a spokesperson.

In response to the stormy weather, the California Highway Patrol has issued high wind advisories for state Highway 1 at Devil’s Slide in San Mateo County, the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and the Bay Bridge.

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