The North Pacific High is anchored to the Central California coast by a near Omega Block over the Great Plains. Once this pattern breaks down the North Pacific High will begin its normal wobbling about the pacific sometimes favoring California other times Hawaii. Mike Godsey
This blog gives you a visual tour of the infamous Catalina Eddy with an animation of the eddy. The Catalina Eddy spins many times each summer over the Southern California bight and is the bane of kiters and windsurfers from San Diego to Leo.
Don’t you hate it when forecasters prattle on and on about upper troughs at 18,000 feet blah, blah etc. One, you ask, what the hell is an upper trough! And 2nd. how can anything thousands of feet above you have anything to do with the wind in your kite or sail? Well below is some…
Too much of a good thing: The Heat Bubble Mike Godsey
Prepared by WeatherFlow Meteorologist Benjamin Miller
Here’s and oldie but a goodie.
This is where our Meteorologists will post topics for their discussion and to share concepts that we observe and help better understand the complexities of predicting winds in the areas that we focus on. Not all posts will have answers, but all are aimed at stimulating discussion. If you wish to comment on…