Author: WeatherFlow Forecaster

by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com Do you like gambles? So here is a big meteorological gamble. Today Dec. 1, 2019, I am forecasting a big El Norte winds event for the entire Sea of Cortez for Monday, Dec. 16. Normally I …

West Coast Wind Blog: Anatomy of a likely big Baja El Norte wind event next week Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com If the cloud band you see in this animation keep moving towards La Ventana it could spoil winds today. All models have the clouds only reaching near La Paz today but watching the satellite imagery it looks to …

West Coast Wind Blog: Cloud band moving faster than expected may spoil Baja winds Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com Sometimes you will notice a caveat in the forecast that a band of high clouds streaming from SW or WSW may come over us and spoil the wind but stopping the inland valleys from heating weakening …

West Coast Wind Blog: Here is the sometime wind villain… the Subtropical Jet. Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com With a bit of luck and a Cut-Off Low that behaves according to the models we see a 3-5 day El Norte blow for La Ventana and Los Barriles, Baja Sur. This graphic for Saturday Nov. …

West Coast Wind Blog: We owe it all to a Cut-Off Low as Baja winds ramp up. Read More »

by Meteorologist, Kerry Challoner Anderson The media is talking about a “Bomb Cyclone” on the West Coast.  Does this mean imminent destruction?  View the following presentation for more info on this very interesting storm and how it relates to all …

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by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com After having a near miss from a tropical storm and receiving heavy rain Baja’s East Cape is now in a wind drought. But this model animation suggests that the low pressure over the western USA will …

West Coast Wind Blog: First a storm, then wind drought and then El Norte winds Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com The National Hurricane Center has upgraded the approaching low pressure storm to a Tropical Storm named Raynond.     Below is an animation of ECMWF model of the storm’s trajectory as well is a summary of …

West Coast Wind Blog: Tropical depression upgraded to a named storm by National Hurricane Center. Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com Since I wrote this blog yesterday all the models have agreed that the storm is likely to impact Baja’s East Cape. Ever wondered why do you see really vague forecasts like this Baja Forecast today? “Some …

West Coast Wind Blog: Models bickering about Baja tropical storm Read More »

  by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com Here is yesterday’s blog about this storm This blog tells why the storm forecast was so iffy earlier in the week This animation show todays imagery of the storm at dawn Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. …

West Coast Wind Blog: Still a chance unnamed tropical depression may impact Baja’s East Cape. Read More »

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