Weather for the Baja California Peninsula
Baja Weather Synopsis
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 8:42 AM MST The clouds, cold and junk associated with the two fronts that passed across the peninsula Sunday and Monday moved out more quickly than expected to the northeast. There is still some of the Pacific storm dropping precipitation along the coast in the border areas. Clearing will take place through the day today as both sets of clouds move off the peninsula. Things will remain cool across the peninsula through the work week and warm up by the weekend. A norther is gong to build into the Sea of Cortez on Wednesday and blow through Friday and on Thursday and Friday afternoons the winds could exceed 20kts in many places in the Sea.
In Baja California, The Pacific coastal areas will see a good chance of rain Tuesday, stretching pretty much the entire Pacific coast of Baja California. The greatest likelihood of rain will be where the cold front meets the moist tropical air further south, but this front may migrate. Wednesday will bring clearing that should last out the week. Temps will climb from the low 60's today into the upper 70's by the weekend. In Mexicali it will clear today with temps climbing from the low 70's today back to the low 80's by the weekend. In San Felipe on the Sea of Cortez look for the chance of showers through the day today as the last of this system moves off to the northeast. Temps will fall from the mid 70's today, to the low 70's through Friday. Things will warm up again for a nice weekend.
In Baja California Sur, in Guerrero Negro there will be a good chance of rain as the tail of the northern system drags across the border area. Clearing will come tomorrow and temps will rise slowly each day from the mid 50's today to the mid 70's by Sunday. In Loreto, every other day this week, starting with today, will be partly cloudy. Today and tomorrow will be spent warmed to the low 70's and winds will pick up from the NNW on Wednesday. It will blow pretty good from the north through Friday, peaking somewhere just over 20kts. In La Paz it is mostly cloudy today this morning and we aren't expecting much clearing until late this afternoon as the tail of the southern system will drag right over our section of Baja bringing clearing last. Some scattered precipitation may see the skies spit a bit, particularly in higher elevations. Clearing will come on Wednesday and the weekend is forecast to be partly sunny with temps in the low 80's today, low 70's tomorrow and back to around 80°F by Friday. Winds will also blow in La Paz beginning late Wednesday and continuing through Friday, up to 20kts with some higher gusts. Winds should peak late Thursday or late morning Friday. In the tourist destination of Los Cabos looks for partly cloudy today and Wednesday with temps in the low 80's today and mid 70's tomorrow. Skies will clear on Thursday and temps will play in the low 80's through the weekend.
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