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Offshore Waters Forecast (E Pacific Offshore of Mexico)



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FZPN27 KNHC 242210
OFFPZ7

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

PMZ001-251015-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Mexico
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.SYNOPSIS...A large surface ridge W of the area and an overall 
weak pressure gradient in the region are supporting gentle to 
moderate NW winds along Baja California offshore waters and a 
gentle breeze over the Gulf of California and remainder Pacific 
forecast zones through Oaxaca, Mexico. In the Gulf of 
Tehuantepec, northerly winds in the wake of a cold front moving 
across the eastern Gulf of Mexico, will support fresh to near 
gale force N winds through late Sat morning. Long period NW swell
will arrive tonight to the Baja California Norte offshore waters
and will continue to spread SE, reaching the Revillagigedo 
Islands Sun afternoon. A reinforcing round of NW swell will 
maintain seas to 11 ft across the Baja offshores through the 
middle of the week.

$$

PMZ009-251015-
Mexico Border S to 29N within 60 nm of shore-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 21 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W
to NW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ011-251015-
Mexico S of 29N to Punta Eugenia-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt Sebastian Vizcaino Bay, and NW 15 to 20 kt
Elsewhere. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in NW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W
swell. Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ013-251015-
Punta Eugenia to Cabo San Lazaro to 250 nm offshore-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW
swell. Period 22 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN...Within 60 nm of shore, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W to NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, NW to N
winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 20 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W swell.
Period 15 seconds. 

$$

PMZ015-251015-
Cabo San Lazaro to Cabo San Lucas to 250 nm offshore-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.SAT...Within 60 nm of shore, variable winds less than 5 kt in
the morning. Variable winds less than 5 kt in the afternoon.
Elsewhere, NW to N winds 10 kt in the morning. Seas 6 to 8 ft in
NW swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.SUN...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ017-251015-
Northern Gulf of California-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...N of 30N between 113W and 114W, variable winds less
than 5 kt. Elsewhere, NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 4 seconds. 
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
4 seconds, becoming 11 seconds in the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 11 seconds. 
.SUN...N of 30N between 113W and 114W, variable winds less than
5 kt, becoming SE to S 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere,
variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
11 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 11 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
10 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 4 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
5 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
5 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
5 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less,
building to 5 to 7 ft in the late evening and overnight. Period
6 seconds. 

$$

PMZ019-251015-
Central Gulf of California-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 12 seconds.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
11 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 11 seconds. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
11 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 10 seconds. 
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 11 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building to
3 to 5 ft late. Period 7 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period 6 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
6 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 6 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
6 seconds. 

$$

PMZ021-251015-
Southern Gulf of California-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 16 seconds.
.SAT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
16 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 16 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 3 to 5 ft late. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Period
14 seconds. 
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 13 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 13 seconds. 

$$

PMZ023-251015-
Entrance to the Gulf of California including Cabo Corrientes-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...Near Cabo Corrientes, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W to NW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, variable
winds less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell. Period
21 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N
10 kt late. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell. Period
21 seconds. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ025-251015-
Mexico - States of Michoacan and Guerrero to 250 nm offshore-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...Within 60 nm of shore, variable winds less than 5 kt,
becoming W 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, variable winds
less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Within 60 nm of shore, W to NW winds 10 kt.
Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N 10 kt
late. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell. Period
21 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...Within 60 nm of shore, W winds 10 kt. Elsewhere, NW
winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in W to NW swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W
to NW swell. Period 19 seconds. 

$$

PMZ027-251015-
Mexico -
 States of Oaxaca and Chiapas including the Gulf of Tehuantepec-
210 PM PST Fri Jan 24 2020

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, and
N to NE 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW to W swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, N winds 20 to 25 kt in the
morning, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, N winds
10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Tehuantepec, and NW to N 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, variable winds less than
5 kt, becoming S to SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, W to
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period 21 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
21 seconds. 
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt Offshore Gulf of
Tehuantepec, and W to NW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW
to W swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W swell. Period
17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt in the evening, becoming variable
less than 5 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in W swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.WED...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, NE to E winds 10 kt,
shifting to N to NE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere,
variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and NE 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW swell. Period
20 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster Ramos