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While the North Pacific High vacations…

The Bay Area winds idle as Cut-Off Low forms by Mike Godsey Remember the wild winds of last week that impacted the west coast from the Gorge to the Bay Area to Southern California to Baja? Those winds came from the

Posted in Columbia River Gorge, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

Cut-Off Low trumps forecast confidence.

Forecast becomes iffy with a possible Cut-Off Low in the picture. by Mike Godsey Take a look at the extended forecast to the right for rest of the week in the first image! Doesn’t it drive you crazy when forecasters use

Posted in Columbia River Gorge, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

DON’T STOP!!! It feels soooo good! The demise of the North Pacific High.

How can endless NW winds…end? Mike Godsey You know the feeling. Your muscles ache from day after day on the water. Your blistered hands say “no more”. Yet you pray to the wind gods “DON’T STOP” It seems that for endless days the North

Posted in Columbia River Gorge, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

3PM, April 25, 2016: The West RIPS!

Southern California, Maui, S. F. Bay Area and the Columbia Gorge see winds in the 20-30 knot range at the same time. by Mike Godsey Winds in the Columbia River Gorge in the 20-30 knot range are common. But they are

Posted in Columbia River Gorge, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

Cold front sweeps across California…

Post frontal NW clearing winds develop Saturday. by Mike Godsey Sunday: (updated Thursday April 21 at bottom of blog) If you have lived east of the Rockies you were constantly hearing broadcast meteorologist talk about cold fronts and thunderstorms heading towards

Posted in Columbia River Gorge, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

Strong NNorthWesterlies Aimed at Southern California

by Meteorologist, Kerry Anderson Springtime for Southern California is of course marked by flowers and blossoms like most locations but it also spells a return of the prevailing NorthWesterlies.  Mike Godsey detailed the formation of these winds a few weeks

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego, Weather Blog

Fast paced changes for the North Pacific High

NW winds ramp up then down. by Mike Godsey

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

“The times they are a-changing”: Dylan

Record high temperatures then an early season marine surge. by Mike Godsey Working on text. Today in the Bay Area many all time record temperatures are likely to be broken as the temps move into the low to mid 90’s.

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

Leave the Meteorologist Home?

by Meteorologist, Kerry Anderson When I was in college there was a running joke with the other departments with regard to when to schedule their annual picnic.  It was said that if you wanted to have the best chance to

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego, Weather Blog

The North Pacific High weakens and dies…. then

Watch as a new North Pacific High forms and marches towards the California coast. by Mike Godsey I will be adding text and imagery to this blog as the NW winds get closer us. Right now the ETA appears to

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco