April 1, 2020

Hurricane Norbert! Trying to make my vacation extra interesting!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Tuesday 31 March 2020 - Tuesday night: Mainly cloudy. 70 percent chance of showers changing to 30 percent chance of showers this evening except wet flurries over higher terrain this evening and after midnight. Risk of thunderstorms early this evening. Low plus 1. Wednesday: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate. Wednesday night: Mainly cloudy. Low plus 1. Thursday: Cloudy. High 7. Thursday night: Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low minus 1. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 8. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low zero. Saturday: Cloudy. High 10. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 11. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 3. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 12.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    3.2° C
    0.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.63 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    95 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    3.2° C
    Heat Index
    3.2° C
    Dewpoint
    2.5° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 0:25:00 PST
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    45.0 mm since
    March 28, 2020 00:03
    Civil Rise
    06:21
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (49% full)
    Civil Set
    20:24
    Day Length
    13:22:51
    Day High
    3.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.2° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.63 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.62 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.2° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    3.3° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

I’m such a weather geek. I almost exclaimed with glee when I saw the satellite this morning of Hurricane Norbert!

And then I realised, it’s slated to intensify into a Cat 4 and hit near Cabo San Lucas… get out of Norberts way!
Hurricane Norbert Cat 3 Wed Oct 8

The center is a good 700km away from Puerto Vallarta (up in the top right corner). But we should definitely get some waves/sea swell from it in a day or two and possibly some bands of showers if it revs up more.

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3 thoughts on “Hurricane Norbert! Trying to make my vacation extra interesting!

  1. I heard Norbert is headed for Baja California in the next 24hrs. A little closer than you want, maybe?

  2. Luckily it looks like PV is going to miss any chance of TS force winds. The biggest effect to our vacation looks to be maybe a bumpy ride into Phoenix for our stopover on the way home. But other than that, it’s just going to be a bit of thundershowers for us.

    I’ll have to check out the wave forecast for tomorrow.

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