If your FPS are stable at 35 (no micro stutters) then it can only be the wind.
Have you tried flying with default sim wind without AS4?
If it is working fine with default sim wind, try lower AS4 wind settings.
Pictures can easily appear distorted, but it definitely is San Francisco. Keep in mind that you don't have to be that far from an airport for it to appear very little on the screen, this aircraft is still fairly close.