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Weather for the Baja California Peninsula

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Insider Survey Monday, December 22, 2014 7:48 AM MST It looks like a very pleasant Christmas week across the peninsula. Although there will be some scattered clouds here and there, anywhere on the peninsula, there is no precipitation in the forecast. The week will start warmer in the north and cool er in the south and the north will cool and the south will warm. This will all be the result of a north wind that will build in Tuesday and into Wednesday in the Sea of Cortez. Warm dry air will be pushed to the Pacific coast in the north and cold northern air will be pushed south in the Sea of Cortez as a series of moderate Highs move across the 4 Corners region of the US. early week.

Most of Baja will be sunny today with the exception caused by a band of clouds just about mid way down the peninsula. This wave of clouds will keep it a little cooler in this region as it moves to the southeast, but nothing more than a few passing clouds, no precipitation is expected.

In Baja California, Ensenada will enjoy a very nice next few days as the building winds will push warm desert air to the coast. Today will be sunny and low 70's, and tomorrow and Wednesday will also be nice pushing into the mid 70's. In Mexicali it will be breezy and clear with the exception of Thursday which will be partly cloudy. Mexicali will start the week just short of 80°F today and descend slowly into the upper 60's by Friday. In San Felipe holiday visitors will enjoy a week of alternating sunny and partly cloudy days, it will be breezy along the shore and winds out in the Sea could reach 25kts Tuesday. Temps will start in the mid 70's and descend into the mid 60's by Friday.

In Baja California Sur, Lots of folks make the trek to Baja for the holiday week and we will have some pretty nice weather waiting for them. Along the Pacific coast where whale watching is getting underway they will have sunny skies with the exception of Thursday, breezy condition tomorrow with temps today in the mid 70's descending to the mid 60's by Friday. In Loreto it will be sunny today with temps rising to the upper 70's today with Wednesday cooling to the mid 70's then warming up a few degrees again end of the week. In La Paz this morning it is sunny and we are expecting 78°F for a high today and windy conditions Tuesday and in to Wednesday with temperatures Christmas Day expected to be a sunny 82°F degrees. In Cabo San Lucas the throngs of holiday visitors had begun to arrive and they will have an excellent week in the tourist destination. It will be sunny every day except Saturday with partly cloudy and the temperatures will bounce around the upper 70's and low 80's through the forecast period. Enjoy your day...

Things will begin to slow down business-wise through the week ahead. Business will virtually come to a close tomorrow end of day and even retain shops begin to close at noon on Wednesday. Major chains have remained opened until 6PM on Christmas Eve/ Noche Buena. In previous years major grocery chains have opened for limited hours on Christmas Day. Pemex stations will be open.


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