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Offshore Waters Forecast (E Pacific Offshore of Mexico)



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FZPN27 KNHC 220838
OFFPZ7

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

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.

PMZ001-222045-
Synopsis for the E Pacific within 250 nm of Mexico
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.SYNOPSIS...A gale warning is in effect for developing low
pressure centered approximately 220 nm south of Acapulco, Mexico.
Showers and thunderstorms near the low are becoming better
organized, and there is a high chance a tropical depression will
form over the next couple of days. Regardless of development,
mariners can expect gales and rough seas in the offshore waters from
western Oaxaca to Michoacan through Mon. Farther north, NW swell
in excess of 8 ft moving into the offshore waters of Baja 
California Norte will subside later today. However, another set 
of large NW swell will follow tonight, reach as far south as 
Socorro Island by Sun, then subside through late Mon. Looking 
ahead, a third round of NW swell may reach Baja California Norte 
waters Mon, reaching Socorro Island by Tue night.

$$

PMZ009-222045-
Mexico Border S to 29N within 60 nm of shore-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.MON...W to 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 8 to 12 ft in W to NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ011-222045-
Mexico S of 29N to Punta Eugenia-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NW
swell. Period 15 seconds. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell. Period
14 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 14 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell. Period
20 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft in NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in NW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ013-222045-
Punta Eugenia to Cabo San Lazaro to 250 nm offshore-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW
swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell. Period
18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in W to
NW swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in NW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 

$$

PMZ015-222045-
Cabo San Lazaro to Cabo San Lucas to 250 nm offshore-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NW swell.
Period 15 seconds. 
.SAT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in NW swell. Period
14 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 17 seconds. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NW swell.
Period 18 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in 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 17 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in W to NW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in NW
swell. Period 19 seconds. 

$$

PMZ017-222045-
Northern Gulf of California-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
8 seconds, becoming 10 seconds in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming SW to W 10 kt
late. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 11 seconds. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 11 seconds,
becoming 4 seconds in the afternoon. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
Period 6 seconds. 
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 11 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
10 seconds. 
.MON...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period
10 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt N of 30N, and W 15 to 20 kt
Elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 13 seconds. 
.TUE...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
11 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
12 seconds. 

$$

PMZ019-222045-
Central Gulf of California-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
10 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
11 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period
11 seconds. 
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 10 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
17 seconds. 
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period 19 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
19 seconds. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Period
17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period
16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ021-222045-
Southern Gulf of California-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period
12 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period
11 seconds. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 11 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period
11 seconds. 
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 20 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 20 seconds. 
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Period 19 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 18 seconds. 
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Period 17 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft in S
swell. Period 16 seconds. 

$$

PMZ023-222045-
Entrance to the Gulf of California including Cabo Corrientes-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

.TODAY...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW swell. Period
12 seconds. 
.TONIGHT...Near Cabo Corrientes, NW to N winds 10 kt in the
evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, NW to N
winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW to W swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.SAT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in W swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W
swell. Period 14 seconds. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 20 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SW to
W swell. Period 19 seconds. 
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SW to W
swell. Period 18 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in SW swell. Period
16 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in SW swell. Period
19 seconds. 

$$

PMZ025-222045-
Mexico - States of Michoacan and Guerrero to 250 nm offshore-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of shore, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Elsewhere, NE winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 20 to 25 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S to SW swell. Period
13 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt Within 60 nm of shore, and NE
25 to 35 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in SE to S swell. Period
11 seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...NE to E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Scattered 
tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Period 14 
seconds. Scattered showers and isolated tstms. 
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Period 18 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Period 18 
seconds. 
.MON...SW winds 20 to 30 kt Within 60 nm of shore, and W 15 to 
20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 7 to 11 ft in SW swell. Period 17 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt Within 60 nm of shore,
and W to NW 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Period
16 seconds. 
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt Within 60 nm of shore, and
NW 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Period 15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in SW to W swell.
Period 14 seconds. 

$$

PMZ027-222045-
Mexico -
 States of Oaxaca and Chiapas including the Gulf of Tehuantepec-
138 AM PDT Fri Oct 22 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S of 15N W of 98W SE to S winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft. Elsewhere S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to
SE swell. Period 10 seconds. Numerous showers and scattered 
tstms.
.TONIGHT...S of 15N W of 98W SE to S winds 30 to 35 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Elsewhere S to SW 
winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period 10 seconds.
Scattered showers and scattered tstms.
.SAT...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, N to NE winds 10 kt,
shifting to W to NW in the afternoon. Elsewhere, SW winds 20 to
25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in S to SW swell. Period 10 seconds.
Numerous showers and scattered tstms. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, and SW
20 to 25 kt Elsewhere. Seas 7 to 11 ft in SW swell. Period
10 seconds. Scattered tstms. 
.SUN...SW to W winds 10 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, and SW
15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 7 to 10 ft in SW swell. Period
19 seconds. 
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and SW 15 to 20 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds. 
.MON...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in S to SW
swell. Period 17 seconds. 
.MON NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in S to
SW swell. Period 16 seconds. 
.TUE...SW to W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SW swell. Period
15 seconds. 

$$

Forecaster Christensen