Photos of the Day
November 16 - Sea of Cortez, Mexico
The Wanderer, the usual editor for 'Lectronic Latitude, is back from the Ha-Ha . . . just in time to face a nasty deadline for the December issue of Latitude 38. So today's edition of 'Lectronic will be a mostly-photos feature on the Sea of Cortez.
Profligate on the hook at lovely Isla San Francisco, about 35 miles north of La Paz.
Ken and Carmel messing with Snappy the sea lion at Las Focas.
Ken, Carmel, and Doña de Mallorca drag the dinghy over the rocks to enter the mangrove at Isla San Jose. This is easier on the dinghy when done at high tide.
Roberto tries some moondancing on the moon-like surface of Los Focas.
When the sun gets low, it's time to reel in dinner.
Carmel, Chris, Roberto and Ken.
Sunsets are great in the Sea of Cortez.
This one is only a two on a scale of 10.
November 16 - The Pacific Ocean and Cyberspace
Who is out making passages in the Pacific and what kind of weather are they having? Check out YOTREPS - 'yacht reports' - at http://www.bitwrangler.com/yotreps/
November 16 - Pacific Ocean
San Francisco Bay Weather
To see what the winds are like on the Bay and just outside the Gate right now, check out http://sfports.wr.usgs.gov/wind/.
California Coast Weather
Looking for current as well as recent wind and sea readings from 17 buoys and stations between Pt. Arena and the Mexican border? Here's the place - which has further links to weather buoys and stations all over the U.S.: www.ndbc.noaa.gov/stuff/southwest/swstmap.shtml.
Pacific Winds and Pressure
The University of Hawaii Dept. of Meteorology page posts a daily map of the NE Pacific Ocean barometric pressure and winds.
Pacific Sea State
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