Author: WeatherFlow Forecaster

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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by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com If you were flying several hundred miles south of Los Cabos this morning your view would look much like my photo above. There is a CHANCE this tropical depression 93E.INVEST, currently several hundred miles SSW of …

West Coast Wind Blog: Unnamed tropical depression may impact Baja’s East Cape. Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com The last few days have seen barely a trace of El Norte winds over the Sea of Cortez. But El Sargento, La Ventana and to a lesser extent still can see mild local sea breezes if …

West Coast Wind Blog: Nagging clouds try to limit Baja local sea breezes Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com On the California coast we are used to seeing lots of weird fog phenomenon fog falls, razor-thin fog banks, hard-topped fog banks, fast appearing and disappearing fog masses. But is rare to see a star like …

West Coast Wind Blog: Star like fog pattern. Read More »

by Meteorologist, Kerry Challoner Anderson I have now lived in Southern California for over 20 years and still miss the traditional “fall” weather that is experienced if you lived in a higher latitude.  The joke is told though that California …

Santa Ana winds see Round 3 and 4 this week. Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mikeATiwindsurf.com At the end of last season Ben installed a new sensor at Ventana Windsports. We did this because the old sensor at Baja Joe’s is sometimes in a partial wind shadow. Longtime Weatherflow customer John S. …

West Coast Wind Blog: La Ventana, Baja Sur sensors. Read More »