Weather for the Baja California Peninsula
Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:11 AM MST A large cell of tropical moisture will move across the southern most portions of the peninsula today and tomorrow spread northwest bringing the threat of rain to much of the peninsula in the next 48hrs. The highest probabilities will be in the south and along the Sea of Cortez. The winds in the Sea will diminish over the next 36hrs but build again on Tuesday and blow through Thursday again from the NNW to 25kts, making the crossing to the mainland uncomfortable.
In Baja California, Ensenada will be sunny and very pleasant today with temps in the mid 70's. Things will cloud up tomorrow and temps will fall back into the low 70's and upper 60's with clouds as we move into the first of the week. In Mexicali it will be sunny and upper 70's today with temps falling to the mid 60's and the threat of rain on Monday. Along the Sea of Cortez in San Felipe they will have a partly cloudy weekend with temps falling from the mid 70's today and tomorrow to the mid 60's on Monday with a threat of rain. Temps will rise a little Tuesday with sun before cloudy skies and low 70's return the end of the week.
In Baja California Sur, A big Whale Watching weekend along the Pacific coast where in Guerrero Negro and San Ignacio it will be sunny and mid to upper 60's through the weekend with clouds setting in on Monday with a decent chance of some rain. A little further south in Puerto San Carlos it will be overcast today with temps in the upper 70's and breaking clouds tomorrow. In Loreto look for plenty of clouds through the weekend with a probability of rain on Monday, maybe even thunderstorms as cold air meets warm moist tropical air. In La Paz it will be overcast through Tuesday with a good chance of rain today and Monday and possible thunderstorms. In Cabo San Lucas it will be the wrong week to vacation with the chance of rain and thunderstorms through late Monday and temps only working into the low 70's. Tuesday may be the only sunny day of the week as another system will push in on Wednesday.
Winds in the Sea will fade away a bit through the day today, with Sunday being the calmest of the week, as winds will build again from the NNW on Monday and into Thursday 15-25kts from the NNW, stronger as you move south.
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