Category: Baja California

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 »

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 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 »

by Mike Godsey, mail: mike AT iwindsurf Recent days have seen cool powerful easterly winds in the western Gorge, powerful Santa Ana winds for Southern California, nagging wind killing NE winds just aloft over the Bay Area. And for the …

West Coast Wind Blog: Unending easterly winds for most of the west coast. Read More »

by Mike Godsey, Mike AT iwindsurf.com About 25 years ago, when the first windsurfers “discovered” La Ventana, “Weather Man” Tom and I started studying Baja winds using the daily data collection form you see in this first image. Since then …

West Coast Wind Blog: Baja’s East Cape 5 basic wind patterns Read More »

by Mike Godsey mike@ikitesurf.com, Photos & Videos Did you notice how the El Norte this morning forecast upper-teens to low 20’s with periods much stronger especially outside? The baseline for our winds was relatively strong El Norte winds from the …

West Coast Wind Blog: Winds just aloft jazz up Baja surface winds. Read More »

by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com For more photos from Baja and the west coast click this link. Sometimes I just have to put weasel words in the forecast even when almoat everything looks promising in the early morning. In today’s forecast, …

West Coast Wind Blog: Clouds weaken local thermal wind Read More »

by Mike Godsey, Mike AT ikitesurf.com If you ply the waters of the west coast of the USA from The Gorge to Punta San Carlos, Baja Norte you know the winds of the North Pacific High intimately since they are …

West Coast Wind Blog: NORTH PACIFIC HIGH. If you kite/sail the winds of the west coast don’t read this blog! Read More »