Air awareness is important! Benicia is a refinery town bounded by two freeways. STAY ALERT (see below) for pollution measures and wind direction. Be prepared with an N95 respiratory mask.
WINDFINDER – Current Wind Conditions – Southampton
You can also try the Carquinez Strait wind monitor
PURPLE AIR: Real-time Particulate Air Quality in Benicia
[Order a Purple Air Monitor here – $259 for an outdoor monitor,
$199 for an indoor monitor.]
Benicia Community Air Monitoring Program (BCAMP)
AirWatchBayArea – User Reports on Air Quality in Benicia
and Resources for Action
Bay Area Air District (BAAQMD) – Bay Area Monitors
(none in Benicia – nearest in Vallejo & Concord)
Valero Benicia Refinery Fenceline Monitors
Ground Level monitors not functioning,
shows wind direction
AirNow (U.S. EPA)
Benicia zipcode gives Concord readings.
Fairfield is also available.