Weather for the Baja California Peninsula
Baja Weather Synopsis
Friday, May 24, 2013 9:24 AM MDT A thermal Low persists over the mountains of mainland Mexico. Down south, an area of thunderstorms continues slow development and the National Hurricane Center now gives this region a moderate chance of development as it moves along the ITCZ to the west, about 1000 nautical miles south of Cabo San Lucas. This system is expected to show slow development as it moves harmlessly off into the Central Pacific. Monitor the tropical threat on our Storm Watch page. Locally, the Pacific coastal areas of Baja California should look for partly cloudy skies after the marina layer retreats with temperatures right around 70°F/21°C. Inland, Mexicali is going to get hot, not exactly news in mid May, but today temps will top out around 96°/35°C. Tomorrow will bring a cooling trend that will peak on Tuesday with temps as low as the mid 80's in the deserts. Along the Sea of Cortez, San Felipe will suffer through crystal blue skies and temps around 88°F/31°C. In Baja California Sur, the Sea side will have sunny skies and temperatures in the low to mid 90's (32°C) while the Pacific side of the peninsula will be about 10°F/ 6°C cooler. Winds in the Sea will be light to moderate, mostly from the west-southwest through the three day forecast period. Look for moderate Coromuel Winds in the Bay of La Paz in early evening. Enjoy your day.
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