Sunday May 20 2018

Weather Info

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 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 Sea of...
Animated AVN Satellite view of the Eastern Pacific Hurricane Zone for tropical cyclones that could affect the Baja California Penisula

More Weather Information

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Animated AVN Satellite view of the Eastern Pacific Hurricane Zone for tropical cyclones that could affect the Baja California Penisula
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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