Category: Northwest

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Baja Guide Links Daily Human Forecast Home  | Why Baja blows | Feedback: Baja forecast | | Road Rules |  Driving Down | Where to go. | | Food & Water | Camping| Resorts | Money, insurance, pets | Hurricane Diary | Windless days | East Cape driving maps | Fish/Surf | Baja photos | Driving down Baja this season? Be sure to see all the updates with close up maps and places to stay. Use the Driving Down link. A Baja trip is not just…

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Fluky Conditions in VA

Just caught a good example in the VA area of conditions that reflect two of my staple bullet points in synoptic setups such as the one we are seeing today.  (*Heads up for fluky conditions / shifty directions as each synoptic feature changes position / gains and or loses influence) and (*Showers and or thunderstorms…

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Wintry Cut-Off Low inbound to California.

Upper level Cut-Off Low north of Hawaii targets California by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com The last week or so the Bay Area has basked under a upper level ridge at about 18,000 ft near the 500 mb level. The heat created by this high pressure has generally crushed the marine layer clouds and caused the Central Valley thermal low to expand…

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Autumn Storms into the Pacific Northwest

Record Breaking Fall Storms Autumn has wasted no time in asserting a cold wet hand on the Northwest this September.  The last two weekends of the month contained stormy weather, especially near the Coast. During three days, September 28-30,  a rare heavy hitting, winter style storm series pasted the Pacific Northwest with copious amounts of…

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Poor August winds and upper level high pressure by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com Perhaps you have noticed all the cranky comments perhaps brought on by the mostly crappy August winds. So for diversion let’s take a look at some of the major factors behind this wind drought. Perhaps using our brains will reduce the bile. Take a…

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