Category: San Diego

West Coast Wind Blog: A quick look at SW storm winds turning into…

NW clearing winds: a visual tour. by Mike Godsey  

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

West Coast Wind Blog: Color satellite view of:

Big NW clearing winds for Southern California. by Mike Godsey As you saw in the blog below Southern California had the perfect setup for strong NW winds this weekend. Lots of upper teens to low 20’s or even stronger. Here is

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego

West Coast Wind Blog: Anatomy of a Southern California…

Strong wind day on the coast by Mike Godsey If you look at the iwindsurf.com/ikitesurf.com/sailflow.com wind maps this afternoon for the S.F. Bay Area or Southern California you will be struck by how weak the winds are today. Yesterday a potent

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

West Coast Wind Blog: Far afield for a quick look at…

Super Cyclone Debbie by Mike Godsey, Pretty windy in much of the S. F. Bay Area today. But Kerry, one of the Weatherflow Bay Area meteorologist, has family near Airlee Beach Australia and it is really windy in that area today

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Columbia River Gorge, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Los Angeles, Massachusetts North Coast, Ontario- Simcoe, Ontario: Lake Erie, Ontario: Lake Ontario, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, San Diego, San Francisco, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia

Crazy strong Gorge East winds and El Norte winds for Baja…

High pressure blankets mid USA creating strong pressure gradients. by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com Tomorrow, Thursday Dec. 8, 2016 will see very strong east winds in the western Gorge to Portland while Baja’s East Cape sees significant El Norte winds. Surprisingly

Posted in Cape Cod, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

Winter arrives and the North Pacific High departs while…

Storms dominate northern pacific by Mike Godsey, mike AT iwindsurf.com Remember this summer when the North Pacific High dominated the waters between the west coast and Hawaii? Back then wind most days was a given. So where did the Southern California,

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

Southern California winds: Santa Ana winds continue into afternoon so…

Typical wind reversal and strong beach winds may not happen. by Mike Godsey, mike AT iwindsurf.com UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Check out all the weasel words in the Sept. 23 forecast and the extended forecast. Why was this and today’s forecast so iffy? The

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego

Hurricanes: Friends and Foes.

Warm water friend, Topography Foe. by Mike Godsey, mike AT iwindsurf.com Hurricane Newton has been sliding up Baja’s Sea of Cortez the last few days and passed near La Ventana and Los Barriles will few reports of damage despite strong winds and

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

The creation of a Golden Gate eddy

  Subtle synoptic changes have major impact on Bay Area wind distribution. by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com If you work the waters north of the Bay Bridge you have seen plenty of strong if sometimes gusty days this season. But if you are

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco

San Diego Southerly Smash

So, San Diego isn’t exactly known for its wealth of wind.  This is especially true in the summer.  But today is an exception!   Just how has this happened? We’re seeing strong NW flow across the far outer waters of

Posted in Los Angeles, San Diego