Envisat image showing the volcanic island of Guadalupe peeking through the clouds.
The island lies in the Pacific Ocean around 250 km off the west coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
The swirling clouds to south of the island are the result of a meteorological phenomenon known as a 'von Karman vortex'.
As wind-driven clouds encounter Guadalupe, they flow around the high volcanic outcrop to form the large spinning eddies that can clearly be seen in the image.
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Monday 15. November 2021: A mix of clouds and sun. Peak temperature expected 32°C. Winds NNE at 15 to 30 km/h.
First low tide at 00:42 hr, first high tide at 07:03 hr, second low tide at 13:38 hr, second high tide at 19:36 hr. Sunrise is at 06:37 hr and sunset is at 17:34hr.
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Columbia University’s climate school recently published a global dataset with estimates of both population and temperature. The data analyzed — spanning 1983 to 2016 — and found that exposure to extreme heat has tripled and now affects about a quarter of the world’s population.
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Today a mix of clouds and sun. High 33C. Winds N at 10 to 15 km/h.
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Depression Terry, located several hundred miles south of the
southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, and on Tropical
Depression Sandra, located several hundred miles southwest of the
southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

An area of disturbed weather associated with widespread but
disorganized showers and thunderstorms is located several hundred miles southwest of Acapulco, Mexico. Environmental conditions appear conducive for gradual development, and a tropical depression could form later this week or this weekend

Currently there a few clouds, around 19°C in La Paz Fidepaz area, winds SSW at 15 to 25 km/h. Sunset is at 17:42 hr.
Fair skies for trick-or-treaters but it’s maybe be chillier than average later on.
Día de las Brujas is hailed mainly as a children’s festivity in Mexico on October 31.
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Forecast today on Monday 25 October 2021: Abundant of sunshine, peak temperatures 32°C, winds SW at 15 to 30 km/h. Sunrise was at 07:24hr and sunset is at 18:46hr.
The predicted tide times today are for first high tide at 00:36am, first low tide at 03:49hr, second high tide at 10:46hr, second low tide at 18:17hr.
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A broad area of disturbed weather located a few hundred miles south of the coasts of Guatemala and El Salvador continues to produce widely scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual development of this system during the next several days, and a tropical depression is likely to form by late this week or this weekend
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A faster northeastward
motion is expected later today. On the forecast track, the center
of Pamela will make landfall in west-central Mexico within the
hurricane warning area later this morning and move inland over
western Mexico later today.

At 15:00 MDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Pamela was located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter Aircraft about 385 km (240 mi) SW of Mazatlan Mexico and about 220 km (135 mi) SSE of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula.
On the forecast track, the center
of Pamela will pass well south of the southern tip of the Baja
California peninsula through tonight.
Tropical storm conditions, primarily in gusts, are possible within Baja California del Sur.

At 06:00 hr MST (12:00 UTC), the center of Hurricane Pamela was located about 455 km (280 mi) SW of Mazatlan Mexico and about 345 km (215 mi) SSE of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula with maximum sustained winds 130 km/h (80 mph).
bajaclima.com/pamela12Oct

On the forecast track, the center of Pamela will pass well south of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula Tuesday and Tuesday night, and make landfall in southwestern mainland Mexico within the hurricane warning area Wednesday morning.

Pamela rapidly strengthening!
Hurricane and tropical storm watches issued for portions of southern Baja California Sur peninsula.
At 09:00 hr MDT (15:00 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Pamela was about 735 km (455 mi) SSW of Mazatlan, Mexico about 705 km (435 mi) SSE of the southern tip of Baja California.
On the forecast track, Pamela will pass south of the southern tip of the Baja California
peninsula Tuesday night or early Wednesday.

Pamela strengthening hurricane watches could be issued tomorrow. 845 km SSE of the southern tip of Baja California.
Interests in southern Baja California del Sur should monitor the progress of Pamela.

While we at southern Baja peninsula are fairly cloud-free them days things are different at the Canary Islands.
Satellite captured this bullseye-shaped cloud over the islands. The eruption of Cumbre Vieja volcano has been strong enough to produce a rising column of emissions that helped form the remarkable pattern in the clouds shown in the image below.
bajaclima.com/volcanoerupt

23-foot Saildrone Explorer equipped with a specially designed “hurricane” wing has collected the first video footage of the extreme weather conditions inside a Category 4 hurricane.
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A broad and elongated area of low pressure located several hundred
miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula
continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms.
Environmental conditions are somewhat conducive for development, and
a short-lived tropical depression could form on Thursday or Friday
while the low moves generally northwestward at 10 to 15 mph.
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"We have the tools to achieve this target," UN Secretary-General António Guterres said.
"But we are rapidly running out of time."
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The most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.
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Today on Friday 17 September 2021 for La Paz area: Mostly sunny. High 34°C. Winds SW at 10 to 15 km/h.
First low tide was at 02:45hr, first high tide at 09:32hr, second low tide at 14:17hr, second high tide at 20:06hr.
Sunrise is at 07:08hr and sunset is at 19:22hr.
The coming days until Sunday should be very similar - At beginning of coming week may see some rain and thunderstorms.
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