Sunday May 29 2016

History of Hurricanes on the Baja California peninsula
In 2014 Hurricane Odile rewrote the record books, having become the most powerful tropical cyclone to ever make landfall on the Baja California peninsula. Major Hurricanes very rarely make landfall...
Looking across the inner basin with the VistaMar Condominiums and Las Colinas Townhomes in the background
Hit REFRESH on your browser for the latest weather graphicsThese are the current weather condtions at the breakewater entrance to Marina CostaBaja in La Paz. Marina CostaBaja is located at the...
How Hurricanes Form
Over the past 13 years, I have authored more than 150 researched articles for the Eastern Pacific Hurricane Watch Report. This article is a compilation of the interesting tidbits I have gathered, the...
Color enhanced satellite image of Cat 3 Hurricane Odile hours before making landfall
Unfortunately, we needed to amend this article a little, after the passage of Hurricane Odile. Odile was the most powerful hurricane to ever make landfall in Baja, and the most powerful to affect La...
Hurricane Norbert off the west coast of Baja California Sur
Yes, once again this is the season to turn our weather eye south, to the ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) and watch tropical waves and seas surface temperatures. These are the components that...
Keeping Hydrated in the heat
When you continue to live and work in Baja year round you need to adjust your habits to avoiding heat stroke by keeping the body hydrated. In this article, we will cover the physiology of...
Dry storage yard following the passage of Hurricane John
Good Hurricane Preparation is the best insurance a boat can have. Being that I had been the owner and operator of a sail loft for 12 years in La Paz Baja California, Mexico, I have some suggestions...
A Pacific coastal home near Ensenada
28 May 2016 A 1003Mb thermal  Low over the California, Arizona and Nevada meeting and a 1030Mb High well out into the Pacific. Marine Layer has moved in across significant portions of the...
28 May 2016 A 1003Mb thermal  Low over the California, Arizona and Nevada meeting and a 1030Mb High well out into the Pacific. Marine Layer has moved in across significant portions of the...
The Baja's Tropical Cyclone Season ends in mid October and the termperature and humidity drop
 In just a few weeks the forecasters at the University of Colorado will publish their long term Tropical cyclone outlook for the Atlantic season, along with a footnote mention for the Eastern...
Baja AVN Satellite View
A color AVN satellite view of the entire Baja peninsula animated and updated in 15 minute slices over the last 2.5 hrs. An excellent view to predict the weather in your part of Baja today.
Eastern Pacific IR BW Satellite Image
Animated and still satellite images of the Baja Peninsula, Mexico, the Eastern Pacific and the East Eastern Pacific where Baja's tropical weather forms. Automatically updated direct from the...
Cruise ship in Ensenada, Baja California
The northern state of the peninsula, Baja California can be divided into three weather regions, the Pacific coastal region, the Inland region and the Sea of Cortez region. With the Pacific Ocean much...
When is the best time of year to visit Baja California Sur?The southern state of the peninsula, Baja California Sur can be divided into three weather regions, the Pacific coastal region, the inland...
Animated AVN Satellite view of the Eastern Pacific Hurricane Zone for tropical cyclones that could affect the Baja California Penisula
The Sea of Cortez remains deliciously warm into November
 As a year round resident of Baja Sur, fall is my favorite time of year, so I'm getting ready for a little vacation.Usually by the second week of October the heat and humidity that limit...
There have been as many as 5 active tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific at one time.
Hurricane Andrew, Hurricane Hugo, Hurricane Camille…and more recently; Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita were all devastating hurricanes that hit the US. Where do these names come from, who picks...
A hurricane survival kit is a good thing to assemble well before a storm strikes
We took the official National Hurricane Center's recommended survival kit and added some Insider humor.• Water - Probably the single most important post-hurricane resource and the one most commonly...
Setting Sun over Sea of Cortez
The green flash is a solar phenomenon that only occurs under very specific conditions. Many people THINK they may have seen the green flash, but have they really? Before you think I’ve spent too much...
The Coromuel Winds in the Bay of La Paz harken back to pirate times
Almost every evening the wind blows from the SSW during the spring and early summer in the Bay of La Paz Coromuel winds area a welcome and unique phenomenon of the La Paz area. These south-to-south...
What is a Blue Moon?
I’ve always wondered what they were talking about when I was told “That’ll happen ‘once in a Blue moon”. Then I heard that we were going to see one on the 31st of July 2015!A blue moon? Are you...
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