Weather for the Baja California Peninsula
Baja Weather Synopsis
Thursday, March 5, 2015 7:51 AM MST A High in the Pacific has migrated north to just off the coast of Oregon in the US and is routing all Pacific storms into the central US rather than down the coast. The Pacific coastal areas will begin to dry out today and the winds will pick up from the north to 20kts in many places in the Sea today through Friday. Temperatures will remain a little above normal in the north and will warm back into the 80's in the south as the weekend approaches. No precipitation is in the 7 day forecast., anywhere in Baja.
In Baja California, the Pacific coastal areas will be sunny through next Wednesday and temps will bounce around the low 70's in Ensenada. In Mexicali it will be sunny Thursday with temps in the mid to upper 70's, Friday will be a little warmer and breezy and on Saturday look for a return to the 80's. In San Felipe it will be sunny Thursday and partly cloudy Friday and the sun will return on Saturday. Winds will blow from the NNW today to 18kts and to 22kts on Friday as the winds shift to the north then NE.
In Baja California Sur, in Guerrero Negro it will be sunny Thursday and cloudy tomorrow with winds from the NNW to 14kts through the period. Today will be cool with temps in the upper 60's and then slow warming will set in and by Sunday temps will begin to flirt with the 80°F mark and into next week. In Loreto look for partly cloudy Thursday and mostly cloudy Saturday with winds building today from the NNW peaking somewhere around 22kts, winds will continue tomorrow and diminish through the weekend but look for the winds to build again on Sunday and temps will then rise into the upper 70's and low 80's through the week ahead. In La Paz it is clear and temps are expected to warm ito the low 80's into the week ahead. In the tourist destination of Los Cabos look for temps to bounce around the low 80's through the 7 day forecast but partly to mostly cloudy will set in on Saturday from a stream of Pacific tropical moisture and will hang onto the skies until Monday or Tuesday before they see a clear sunny day again. Enjoy your day...
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