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Offshore Waters Forecast (E Pacific Offshore of Mexico)



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FZPN27 KNHC 161940
OFFPZ7

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

Offshore Waters Forecast for the E Pacific within 250 nm of
Mexico

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PMZ001-170745-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Mexico
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.SYNOPSIS...Moderate to locally fresh winds will prevail west of
Baja California through mid-week, with gentle to moderate 
thereafter. Moderate to locally fresh southerly flow will develop
in the Gulf of California Tue through Wed. Moderate to locally 
fresh W-NW winds will develop from near Cabo San Lucas to near 
Cabo Corrientes to offshore Oaxaca Wed night through the end of 
the week. NW swell will prevail across the waters off Baja 
California Norte through the week, subsiding this weekend.

$$

PMZ009-170745-
Mexico Border S to 29N within 60 nm of shore-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ011-170745-
Mexico S of 29N to Punta Eugenia-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell. Period 17 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW to N
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Sebastian Vizcaino Bay, and
W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ013-170745-
Punta Eugenia to Cabo San Lazaro to 250 nm offshore-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...W winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ015-170745-
Cabo San Lazaro to Cabo San Lucas to 250 nm offshore-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. Patchy fog. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ017-170745-
Northern Gulf of California-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 14 seconds, becoming 5 seconds in the afternoon. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 5 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 5 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 7 seconds.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 8 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 11 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 14 seconds. 
.SAT...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 14 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ019-170745-
Central Gulf of California-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 17 seconds. Haze.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 14 seconds, becoming 6 seconds in the afternoon. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 5 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 7 seconds, becoming 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 21 seconds. 
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ021-170745-
Southern Gulf of California-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 18 seconds. Haze.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 15 seconds. 
.WED...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 20 seconds. 
.THU...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Period 18 seconds. 
.FRI...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ023-170745-
Entrance to the Gulf of California including Cabo Corrientes-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Near Cabo Corrientes,
and W 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell.
Period 17 seconds. Haze.
.TUE...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Period 19 seconds. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ025-170745-
Mexico - States of Michoacan and Guerrero to 250 nm offshore-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of shore, W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt.
Elsewhere, W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period 16 seconds.
Haze.
.TUE...Within 60 nm of shore, W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt.
Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt Within 60 nm of shore,
and W to NW 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt Within 60 nm of shore,
and W to NW 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S
swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ027-170745-
Mexico -
 States of Oaxaca and Chiapas including the Gulf of Tehuantepec-
1240 PM PDT Mon May 16 2022

.TONIGHT...Offshore Tehuantepec, N winds 15 to 20 kt early.
SW to W winds 10 kt, shifting to NW late. Seas 4 to 7 ft in mixed
N wind waves and S to SW swell. Period 16 seconds. Haze.
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.THU...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster Lewitsky