Weather for the Baja California Peninsula
Sunday, March 1, 2015 9:15 AM MST They have become a little more aggressive about how much of the peninsula will have rain or the threat of rain over the next three days as a cold front pushes southeast across the Baja peninsula. The Pacific coastal areas will have rain Sunday and Monday from a system pushing south and the southern state of Baja California Sur will have a good chance of rain around Tuesday as some warm tropical moisture pushing northeast meets this cold front pushing southeast. Where the two meet up is not yet sure, but there will be a good likelihood of precipitation along that front.
Following the passage of the cold front it looks like another norther for the Sea of Cortez, and this could be a pretty strong one too beginning Wednesday and peaking Thursday. .
In Baja California, The Pacific coastal areas will see rain Sunday and Monday, stretching pretty much the entire Pacific coast of Baja California and the threat of showers extending into the coastal Baja California Sur. This is a result of the front pushing down from the north. look for temperatures to from from the mid 60's today into the mid and upper 50's Monday, then crawl toward warmer through the week. In Mexicali it will be rainy today with temps only around 70°F through late week when it will clear and warm back into the upper 70's and low 80's again. Along the Sea of Cortez in San Felipe look for partly cloudy today and chance of rain tomorrow with temps dropping from the mid 70's today to the mid 60's tomorrow. Winds will pick up from the NNW on Wednesday to 18kts and last through the weekend with temps climbing slowly back into the mid 70's by Friday.
In Baja California Sur, in Guerrero Negro it will be partly cloudy today and chance of rain tomorrow with temps falling from the upper 60's today to the upper 50's tomorrow. It will be week's end before the regions see the 70°F mark again. In Loreto look for partly cloudy today with temps in the upper 70's then the threat of rain on Monday with temps falling into the low 70's. Things will clear on Monday with the onset of the north winds which will blow from the NNW to the N beginning on Wednesday and peaking Thursday at around 20kts. The winds will continue in the afternoons to peak around 15-18kts. In La Paz we have partly sunny this morning with temps expected today to rise to the low to mid 80's through Wednesday. Things will cool as much as 10°F on Thursday when winds will peak from the NNW at 16-21kts. In the tourist destination of Los Cabos it will be partly cloudy through Wednesday when a chance of showers will ensue from the tropical moisture moving to the northeast across the tip of the peninsula. Temps will be in the low 80's through Wednesday when then will drop to the mid 70's and warm slowly into the weekend. Enjoy the day...
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