Thursday October 18 2018

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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. We have a preparedness video from our friends at West Coast Global Insurance too.• Water - Probably the single most important post-hurricane resource and the one most commonly overlooked. You would think that with all the water in the streets the last...
Only a rare few tropical cyclones have threatened the peninsula after October 10
October 17 marks the statistical end of the Baja Tropical Cyclone Season, but we can never count on Mother Nature to be aware of the statistics. No named level system has made landfall on the Baja peninsula after October 17, since the NHC began compiling records for the Eastern Pacific in 1948. Although the weather may have cooled across the peninsula...

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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...
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 the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Baja's Tropical Cyclone Season ends in mid October and the termperature and humidity drop
 There are many marks in time that define your "Baja-ness" here at the tip of the peninsula. Were you here when the ATV paraded through the streets of Cabo? Do you remember the two lane road...
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...
5 Day Forecast Path for Tropical Cyclone Miriam
 5 Day Forecast for Tropical Cyclone Miriam1500 UTC SUN AUG 26 2018 TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 13.2N 125.3W AT 26/1500ZPOSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  25 NM PRESENT MOVEMENT...
Only a rare few tropical cyclones have threatened the peninsula after October 10
October 17 marks the statistical end of the Baja Tropical Cyclone Season, but we can never count on Mother Nature to be aware of the statistics. No named level system has made landfall on the...
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...
5 Day Forecast for Tropical Cyclone Sergio
Friday 12 October, 2018 Tropical Cyclone Sergio crossed the peninsula overnight and is now dissipating over mainland Mexico. Even though Sergio made landfall in Baja California Sur almost...
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. We have a preparedness video from our friends at West Coast Global Insurance too.• Water -...
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...
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...
5 Day Tropical Cyclone Forecast for the Eastern Pacific
   10/18  05AM Posting from the National Hurricance CenterTropical Weather OutlookNWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL500 AM PDT Thu Oct 18 2018For the eastern North...
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...
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 March 31, 2018! A blue moon? Are you telling...
Snorkeling and sight-seeing charters are a great way to explore the wonders of the Sea

Weather for Baja California Sur including forecasts for Loreto, La Paz, Cerritos, Todos Santos, Los Cabos and Cabo San Lucas. Surface Charts, Satellite imagery and animated...

Port of Ensenada, Baja California
Daily weather graphics and forecasts for the top Baja California Cities, including Ensenada, Mexicali and San Felipe in the northern state.
5 Day Tropical Cyclone Forecast for the Eastern Pacific

10/16/18  Tropical Storm Tara is...

Only a rare few tropical cyclones have threatened the peninsula after October 10

No named level system has made landfall on the Baja peninsula after October 17, since the NHC began compiling records for the Eastern Pacific...

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. We have a preparedness video from our...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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. 

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...

5 Day Forecast Path for Tropical Cyclone Miriam

Tropical Depression 15E has evolved into Tropical Storm Miriam. Miriam is forecast to strengthen over the next 24hrs and become a hurricane as...

What is a Blue Moon?

A blue moon? Are you telling me that I’m going to see the Moon turn blue? I’ve seen eclipses and other phenomena, but this I have to see!! It’s not that a full moon rising over...

The Baja's Tropical Cyclone Season ends in mid October and the termperature and humidity drop

here are many marks in time that define your "Baja-ness" here at the tip of the peninsula. Were you here when the ATV paraded through 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...

5 Day Forecast for Tropical Cyclone Sergio

Friday 12 October, 2018 Tropical Cyclone Sergio crossed the peninsula overnight and is now...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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